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Chef of the Day

Contest Photo by: lemi-lemi
Omaha, NE
Category: New Foods

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In 2010, we established our Chef of the Day program. Basically, each family member has a day where they are the featured Chef. As the Chef, you plan a healthy meal, help shop for your ingredients, and then prepare everything with assistance as needed. Not only are our boys learning basic cooking skills, but they are discovering new foods at the store and learning how to prepare them. We never dreamed this small change would make such a healthy impact on our familys food perspective.
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