A Nutritious and Hearty Menu

Check out this family's nutritious and hearty recipes, perfect for warming up on cold days.
Holley Johnson, M.S., R.D.
[RECIPE_LINK "1144131" "Baked Potato-and-Broccoli Soup"]
We lightened traditional potato soup by using lower-fat ingredients and adding broccoli and onions for fiber, while still maintaining the rich flavor with freshly shredded cheese and bacon pieces.

Sherry and David Bryant of Bowling Green, Kentucky, stay busy raising five children ages 2 to 14. We gave them ideas for making their favorite recipes more healthful and for finding new ways to experience quality family time.

Family Menu:

Cooking with Kids
Allow your children to join you in the kitchen, and make cooking a family event. Not only does recipe preparation help kids develop skills such as counting, measuring, following directions, and decision-making, but it also improves their creative, organizational, and teamwork abilities.