Cooking with Kids educates and empowers children and families to make healthy food choices through hands-on learning with fresh, affordable foods.


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Started in 1995, Cooking with Kids works in school classrooms & cafeterias, providing free-of-cost nutrition education to over 5,000 children in Northern New Mexico.

When kids help prepare healthy foods, they’re more likely to eat and enjoy them!

On the Menu

View recipes that kids have cooked in classrooms this year!

Japanese Rice Bowl

Currently a classroom favorite! Enjoy this colorful mix of vegetables flavored with soy sauce and fresh ginger, served over rice, and topped with toasted sesame seeds and nori.

Indian Lentils

In India, lentils and rice are everyday foods for millions of people. Enjoy these flavorful lentils with a simple carrot rice pilaf and get the kids to help make a mango fruit salad!

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