June 9th marks NYC’s 62nd annual National Puerto Rican Day Parade. An estimated 2 million are expected to attend this enormous celebration. The official city festivities go until 5 pm, but you may also enjoy cooking an ethnic dish at home with your kids as part of the celebration.
Inviting kids into the kitchen can be a fun, family-friendly experience where kids explore new foods and learn about nutrition and healthy food choices – like these Dark Chocolate Raspberry Popsicles made with fresh fruit, coconut palm sugar, and dairy-free chocolate chips. A fun recipe the entire family can enjoy.
Whether you are part of NYC’s orthodox community or you like to educate your children about different religious and cultural observations, cooking authentic holiday feasts is a meaningful way to share all that life has to offer with your children.
Mardi Gras represents an excellent opportunity to introduce your kids to a new culture and culinary palette. Here are some kid-friendly Cajun and Creole recipes for the whole family that you can whip up with your aspiring chefs.
Inspired by traditional thumbprint cookies, these tiny bites from Flipbox’s Karla Salinari are gluten-free and made with better for you ingredients like honey and coconut oil. Free of refined sugar and processed flour. Enjoy this simple, delicious treat anytime of the day!