Cooking for kids can be frustrating so I thought I'd round up a few of my favorite kids' recipes. These are all loaded with healthy ingredients, and are easy to prepare, so you can get your kids to help out. Why is that important? Getting your kids in the kitchen might help improve your chances of getting them to try some new and healthy foods. Be sure to choose age-appropriate recipes for your younger cooks, and make sure you supervise them as they learn to use kitchen utensils and appliances.Salmon is an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids and protein, plus it's low in saturated fat. These salmon patties have a hint of Asian flavor, and they make an interesting alternative to greasy burgers. Only the scallions need to be chopped, so younger kids can help out mixing ingredients and forming the patties. They're fried in olive oil, which is rich in monounsaturated fats. They can be made from leftover salmon or from canned salmon. If you use the canned version, you might want to read the label — some salmon has bones and skin in it that might not work so well for this recipe. peanut butter and almond butter are good sources of monounsaturated fats and protein. food safety practices about keeping raw chicken and used knives and cutting boards away from foods that are ready to serve. Spinach is an excellent source of antioxidants in the form of vitamins and phytochemicals, plus it's rich in iron. Strawberries have lots of vitamin C, some fiber and more phytochemicals, so this is truly a superfood salad. It's also kind of fun to shake the jar when you make the dressing.