Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Delicious Nutritious Kid Snacks

Flower Power 

1. Ask mom or dad to buy some Broccoli and Cauliflower.

2. Wash in the kitchen sink.

3. Pull off the leaves from the floret heads.

2. Separate the florets. 
If you need to use a knife make sure mom or dad is with you. 

3. Ask mom or dad to steam them for you. (Steam is very hot! Never try to do it yourself)

(Make sure to set a few of the florets aside so you can compare the taste and texture of raw versus cooked.)

The broccoli should be a beautiful bright green when it is done cooking.

4. Have mom or dad put them on a plate for you.

5. Sprinkle with salt and pepper, a little parmasaen cheese, or a delicious dip!

6. Have fun and Eat them all up!!



What do you think?

a. How do broccoli and cauliflower grow?

b. What part of the plants do we eat?

c. Describe broccoli and cauliflower.

d. How do they look, feel, smell and taste?

e. How are they alike? 

f. How are they different?

g. What does heat do to these vegetables?

h. Do you like them better cooked or raw?

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