Go Play in the Dirt

010 | The 12 Days of Kids Cooking

December 08, 2022 Lauren Bryson, BCHN Season 1 Episode 10
Go Play in the Dirt
010 | The 12 Days of Kids Cooking
Show Notes

Let’s get more junior chefs in the kitchen! In this episode we discover how the quality of a child's diet impacts their overall health and some simple ways to get kiddos involved in the cooking process. 

This episode is a fun one. I worked with my brother and we created a remix of the holiday classic The 12 Days of Christmas - I present to you, for the holiday season of 2022, The 12 Days of Kids Cooking. ‘Tis the season for some big kid energy.

“On the first day of kids cooking, a junior chef said to me…”

In this Episode, You’ll Discover:

  • The CDC reports that 40% of school aged children and adolescents have a chronic health condition
  • The power of education at a young age
  • How to help kids cope with an increasingly stressful world 
  • The importance of including junior chefs in the kitchen 
  • Studies show that children who are involved in the cooking process can develop lifelong healthy eating habits
  • The 12 Days of Kids Cooking—a fun rendition of the famous holiday song

Go Share These Thoughts:

  • I believe deeply in the power of education at a young age. - Lauren Bryson
  • Establishing healthy behaviors at a young age can help set our children up for success. - Lauren Bryson
  • Community creates resilience and kids' cooking creates community. - Lauren Bryson
  • Always remember to keep organic. - Will Bryson


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