Cooking with Kids: Middle and High SchoolBest Bones Forever Recipes
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Getting tween girls interested in bone health is extremely important for their future. Try some of these ideas or search for recipes for smoothies, snacks, or party food!
Cooking Tips and Resources
Nemours Foundation, TeensHealth.
Provides cooking and safety tips for teens, as well as easy recipes to try.
Fast Meals & Quick Snacks (PDF | 1.5 MB)
California Nutrition Network for Healthy, Active Families.
A cookbook of healthy, quick meals for teenagers.
Michigan’s Jr. Chef Competition
Michigan Team Nutrition.
Michigan’s Jr. Chef competition challenges student teams to develop a healthy lunch meal incorporating local foods and USDA foods that meets the new guidelines.
MyPyramid Food Safety Tips for Teens & Tweens Who Cook
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension.
This PowerPoint presentation and accompanying handout highlight key food safety issues, geared toward a teenage audience.
Now Serving: Meals with Help from Teens! (PDF | 224 KB)
North Dakota State University Extension Service.
Provides tips for encouraging teens to cook, with three recipes to prepare.