November's featured veggie is KALE at Veggie Buds Club! We hope you enjoy these delicious recipes for Gluten-Free Kale Crackers and Kale White Bean Dip from this month's Veggie Buds Club subscription box.
This recipe was developed by Heather Staller, a mom of two boys, ages 6 and 3, and cooking instructor specializing in bringing cooking into preschool classrooms. After college, Heather knew she wanted to be a teacher, but first followed her lifelong dream of going to culinary school. Teaching cooking combines both of her passions, and she truly enjoys introducing young children to the joys of cooking with fresh ingredients. Find Heather on Instagram (@heather_kidskitchen), where she shares inventive kid-friendly recipes and ideas for cooking with kids at home.
Kale and White Bean Dip
Blending kale into a simple, creamy dip is a great way to get kids involved in cooking with the veggie of the month. Your little chef can get hands-on experience by preparing the kale for this recipe: wash and dry the kale leaves, remove the kale stems, and rip or cut the kale into small pieces. The kale is first cooked with garlic to infuse the dip with lots of flavor and make the kale easily blend into the white beans. Make sure you have your little one push the button on the food processor and watch the bean dip turn a beautiful shade of green. Serve the dip with crackers and fresh veggies, or spread it on bread for a delicious sandwich filling.
Gluten-Free Kale Crackers