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Kids in the Kitchen        

Looking for easy, kid-friendly recipes?  Here are some to involve the whole family!  Enjoy!


Potato Faces

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Makes one potato face


1/2 medium baked potato (either russet potato or sweet potato)
Make a face from these:
Sprouts, broccoli crowns, olives, corn, peas, shredded lowfat cheese, cherry tomatoes


Remember to wash your hands!

  1. Wash the potato and pierce to allow steam to escape.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  3. Bake potato in oven on rack or cookie sheet.
  4. Bake for 60 minutes. (To test for doneness, squeeze with oan oven mitt. Potatoes should give easily.)
  5. Let cool slightly before adding veggies for face. Enjoy!


Nutrition Facts:

One potato face and veggies: Calories190, Calories from Fat 20, Total Fat 2.5 g, Saturated Fat 1.5 g, Trans Fat 0 g, Sodium 220 mg, Carbohydrates 32 g, Total Dietary Fiber 4 g, Sugar 2 g, Calcium 15%, Iron 6%



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