Turkey Meatballs with Spaghetti Squash

HomeAboutGet Involved ResourcesContactBlog The spaghetti squash tutorial on Organically Mo shows you how to use a fork to create the spaghetti strands. Photo courtesy of David Guas RECIPES Turkey Meatballs with Spaghetti Squash Chef David Guas – Chef/Owner Bayou Bakery, Coffee Bar & Eatery, Arlington, VA and Washington, DC (coming this winter) Host, Travel Channel’s…
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Roast Carolina Chicken with Green Grape and Toasted Quinoa Salad

Chef Shaun Doty, Bantam + Biddy, Chick-a-Biddy, Atlanta, GA Serves 4 adults, or 2 adults and 3-4 children Toasted Quinoa 1 Cup Quinoa 4 Cups Water 2 tsp Organic Cane Sugar ​pinch Cinnamon Soak quinoa in the 4 cups water for 5 minutes. Swish the quinoa around in the bowl of water using a spatula…
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Carne Asada Tacos

Adapted from “Kids Carne Asada Tacos” Recipe by Mary Sue Milliken, Co-Chef/Owner, Border Grill Restaurants & Truck Chef, Restaurateur, ​Cookbook Author, & TV Personality “Top Chef Master” & “Too Hot Tamales” Serves 4 adults, 2 adults and 3-4 kids, or just 8 hungry kids! Serve with your favorite side fruit salad. For a complete meal,…
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Skill Reinforcement: Driver of Behavior Change

Skill reinforcement is a driver of behavior change for healthy eating patterns.   I’m always a bit surprised at how much faith teaching kitchen program designers place on cooking demos. No question: Demos can be very inspiring. They provide concrete ideas. They teach radically different (and much healthier) meal concepts than what their audience (usually…
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Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 40 minutes Yield: 6 servings Colcannon is a traditional and hearty Irish vegetable casserole with potatoes, kale, peas and cabbage. Make your St. Patrick’s Day (or any occasion) greener and celebrate with this creamy, festive dish! 1 pound russet potatoes 2 medium parsnips 1/2 pound green cabbage 1/2 pound…
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Skill Building

Skill Building: Driver of Behavior Change

Skill building is a driver of behavior change for healthy eating patterns.   Teaching kitchen program design isn’t complete without skill building. While researching how our drivers of behavior change work at different ages, we learned something very interesting about skill building. For adolescents and adults, the process of skill building is the heart and…
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Nordic Wrap | Family Cook Productions

Nordic Fall Veggie Wraps

Our interns from Denmark are taking over the kitchen this week with their favorite Nordic recipes. This wrap is made of collard greens—a quick steam in the microwave softens them just enough to roll up. They’re filled with a delicious pumpkin spread, a perfect way to use up all that leftover pumpkin from Halloween! Follow a few…
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Moroccan Stew | Family Cook Productions

Moroccan Vegetable Stew

MOROCCAN VEGETABLE STEW  Prep Time: 15 minutesMakes 4 full or 10 tasting servings   That simple vegetables could be transformed into such a delectable flavor shows the power of artful use of spices. Once you have gathered the spices, this dish is very inexpensive to make again and again, yet so rich in flavor your family…
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Mercedes' Stew | FamilyCook Productions

Mercedes’ White Bean & Chorizo Spanish Stew 

This easy and delicious recipe is from our own FamilyCook RD, Mercedes Sanchez. It’s adapted from a recipe she enjoyed growing up in Madrid, Spain. 🇪🇸🇪🇸🇪🇸  Mercedes’ White Bean and Chorizo Spanish Stew    1/2 yellow onion  1/2 red or yellow bell pepper  1 small zucchini  2 cloves garlic  1/2 pound Spanish chorizo sausage or Portuguese linguica sausage (do…
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What is a teaching kitchen

What Is a Teaching Kitchen?

Creating Helpful Definitions for Teaching Kitchen Initiatives We’ve been busily developing projects for a wide range of new and potential clients across the US. As we do so, it’s become clear that many Teaching Kitchen-related terms lack consistent definitions. Just this week, I was asked to explain the difference between cooking classes and a Teaching Kitchen! And…
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