EN­COUR­AGE KIDS TO HELP PRE­PARE AND TASTE FOOD

The Bay Chronicle - - YOUR HEALTH -

Giv­ing your child a chance to demon­strate how re­spon­si­ble they are helps with self­con­fi­dence and trust. Chop­ping veges, peel­ing veg­eta­bles or stir­ring the pot are all ways to let kids help in the kitchen.

Tast­ing each in­gre­di­ent also sets the foun­da­tion for a wide palate and ex­per­i­men­ta­tion with food. Be­ing able to say ‘‘I helped make that’’ when the meal is on

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