Kids in the Kitchen: Easy Recipes for Pita Pizza and More

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Looking for some easy recipes you can whip up in the kitchen with your adult? Sure you are.

Try out these healthy and fun recipes to try any time you need a little energy to get you through the day or, for a quick after school snack.

Remember, always make sure you are cooking safe and have an adult on hand when cooking and playing in the kitchen.

If you make a mess, always be sure and help out by cleaning up after yourself.

Clean as you go and never leave a mess for someone else.


Ham and Pineapple Pita Pizzas


• 4 pitas

• 8 ounces sliced deli ham

• 1 8-ounce ball fresh mozzarella, sliced

• 1 8-ounce can pineapple chunks, drained

How to Make It:

Step 1: Heat oven to 425° F.

Step 2: Place the pitas on a baking sheet. Layer with the ham, mozzarella, and pineapple.

Step 3: Bake until the pitas are crisp and the cheese has melted, 10 to 12 minutes.


Nutella and Raspberry Sandwiches


• 8 slices white bread

• 1/2 cup Nutella

• 2 6-ounce packages fresh raspberries

How to Make It:

Step 1: Spread 4 slices of bread with the Nutella.

Step 2: Top with the raspberries and sandwich with the remaining slices of bread. Cut each sandwich into 4 pieces.


Yogurt Parfait With Crumbled 

Gingersnaps and Honey


• 4 6-ounce containers plain or vanilla yogurt

• 8 gingersnaps

• 2 tablespoons honey

How to Make It:

Step 1: Spoon 2 containers of the yogurt into 4 glasses and crumble 4 cookies on top. Spoon the remaining 2 containers of yogurt into the glasses and crumble the remaining 4 cookies on top. Drizzle with the honey.


Pinto Bean and Cheese Tacos


• 1 15-ounce can pinto beans, rinsed

• 3/4 cup mild salsa

• 1 heart of romaine

• 8 taco shells

• 1 cup shredded Cheddar

How to Make It:

Step 1: In a small microwave-proof bowl, combine the beans and ½ cup of the salsa. Microwave on high until hot, 1 to 2 minutes.

Step 2: Tear the lettuce into bite-size pieces.

Step 3: Divide the taco shells among 4 plates. Divide the bean mixture among the taco shells and top with the lettuce, Cheddar, and remaining ¼ cup of salsa.


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