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MEET OUR KIDS ADVISORY BOARD: Danielle

We're excited to introduce our new ChopChop Kids Advisory Board (KAB). This group of cool kids was hand-selected from kids that applied. They’ll help us to test recipes, think of new ideas for the magazine, and make sure ChopChop gets the kid approval. For the next few weeks, we’ll be spotlighting different members of the board. This week, meet Danielle! She likes crafting, cooking, reading and soccer and when she grows up she wants to work with the government.

MEET OUR KIDS ADVISORY BOARD: Aleeza

We're excited to introduce our new ChopChop Kids Advisory Board (KAB). This group of cool kids was hand-selected from kids that applied. They’ll help us to test recipes, think of new ideas for the magazine, and make sure ChopChop gets the kid approval. For the next few weeks, we’ll be spotlighting different members of the board. This week, meet Aleeza! In addition to baking and cooking, some of her hobbies are sewing, dance, violin, reading, drawing, and crafting.

MEET OUR KIDS ADVISORY BOARD: Hailey

We're excited to introduce our new ChopChop Kids Advisory Board (KAB). This group of cool kids was hand-selected from kids that applied. They’ll help us to test recipes, think of new ideas for the magazine, and make sure ChopChop gets the kid approval. For the next few weeks, we’ll be spotlighting different members of the board. This week, meet Hailey! In her free time, she likes to volunteer, play volleyball and tennis, and do Zen Doodle coloring.

The Dinner Chart by Clare Thompson

 

Coming up with a menu for dinner can be challenging, especially a dinner that the entire family wants to eat. To help you with your dinner menu, I present to you the Dinner Chart.

The Dinner Chart is something that you can use with your family so that everyone has input! There are five sections of the chart: protein, vegetable, grain, sauce, and sweet. Each section has six different options for you to choose from, so you can mix and match. An example of a menu you could pull together with the grid is a green salad, pesto pasta with white beans, and mango lassis for dessert. If you want,

Mountain Chow By Henry McFetridge

 

This blog comes from our Kids Advisory Board member Henry McFetridge.  

 

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Me and my little brother on a hike in the Dolomites, Summer 2017

The Earth is full of wonders. Wonders that will take you to a view you will never forget, and wonders that humankind will talk of for generations. Whatever it is, it’ll make you hungry. Whether running, skiing or just believing through the wonder, you’re going to need a snack when out in nature. This post is about portable snacks, the ones that are packed with energy and keep us going.

 

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A trail snaking through the Italian Alps

Something that

What We Love: Fully

We've been using Fully custom chopping blocks on the adjustable Jarvis frame in the ChopChop Test Kitchen and want to spread the love. Since we have lots of classes with students of different sizes, adjustable chopping blocks have been perfect for us. Kids in ChopChop's cooking workshops learn essential cooking skills in a hands-on, safe and fun environment. Previous classes include Thanksgiving cooking, knife skills, and apple recipes -- none of which we could have done without a great workspace for chopping and prepping food. 

In our ChopChop cooking workshops, we teach skills that

Announcing the ChopChop Kids and the National WIC Association Partnership

We're so excited to announce that we have partnered with the National WIC Association (NWA). Our magazine, ChopChop Sprout, is our improved version of our WIC edition of ChopChop. NWA is the non-profit education arm and advocacy voice of the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children Program (WIC).

Since we started publishing ChopChop’s eight special WIC editions in 2015, we received great feedback from WIC offices around the country. As a result, we have made several updates to the magazine and have renamed it. ChopChop Sprout is tailored to low-income

7 Healthy On-The-Go Snacks Kids Can Help Make

 

Everyone knows that traveling with kids means traveling with snacks. Snacks can help rescue your children from hunger and the ensuing crankiness. Trust us, those satisfied stomachs make for a much happier trip!

It’s easy to fall into the trap of grabbing something unhealthy, greasy or sugary when you’re on the go, because it’s quick and readily accessible. Skip the chips and plan ahead with grab-and-go snacks the whole family can help make.

These seven tried-and-true favorites make great quick bites your family can take on the long road trip to Grandma’s house, perfect little somethings

MEET OUR KIDS ADVISORY BOARD: Ellie

 

We're excited to introduce our ChopChop Kids Advisory Board (KAB). This group of cool kids was hand selected from kids that applied. They’ll help us to test recipes, think of new ideas for the magazine, and make sure ChopChop gets the kid approval. For the next few weeks we’ll be spotlighting different members of the board. This week, meet Ellie. Ellie raises money for the humane society by hosting an annual fundraiser at her house. Last year she raised over $600, along with hundreds of dollars worth of supplies from their wish list. 

Name: Ellie 
Location: New Hampshire
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MEET OUR KIDS ADVISORY BOARD: Maxwell Surprenant

 

We're excited to introduce our ChopChop Kids Advisory Board (KAB). This group of cool kids was hand selected from kids that applied. They’ll help us to test recipes, think of new ideas for the magazine, and make sure ChopChop gets the kid approval. For the next few weeks we’ll be spotlighting different members of the board. This week, meet Maxwell. He spent the summer doing an internship with DoSomething, Inc., which helps launch world-wide campaigns to get teens involved making a difference. Now he's back for a second term on the advisory board! 

Name: Maxwell Surprenant