Ideas
Explore the world's #1 largest database of ideas and innovations, with over 500,000 inspiring examples.
Trend Reports
Discover why 900 brands rely on our AI-powered Trend Reports to get better, faster insights.
Newsletter
Join 289,481 subscribers who rely on our weekly newsletter to keep up with need-to-know trends and insights.
Consumer Insights
Uncover major shifts and emerging opportunities with our exclusive PRO research.
Trend Reports
Discover why 900 brands rely on our AI-powered Trend Reports to get better, faster insights.
Newsletter
Join over 250,000 subscribers who rely on our weekly newsletter to keep up with need-to-know trends and insights.
Dashboard
Get special access to premium content, topic tracking and customizable tools through our AI-powered Dashboard.
AI + Human Methodology
Learn how Trend Hunter harnesses the power of artificial intelligence.
Assessment
Enhance your innovation potential with a deeper understanding of your unique innovation archetype and how your organization benchmarks.
eLearning (NEW)
Prepare for the year's ahead with 100+ lessons, tactics, tools and frameworks with our full learning database.
Advisory & Services
Accelerate innovation and ignite disruptive thinking with our award-winning programs and research.
Trend Reports
Get fast, customized trend reports, presentations and deep dives 20x faster than traditional research.
Plans
Get started today with a free consultation, our self-serve tools, or a dedicated program.
Jeremy Gutsche
Ignite your event or virtual event with our CEO, a NY Times Bestselling Author and one of the top innovation keynote speakers.
Our Team of Speakers & Virtual Presenters
Inspire your group with our most popular speakers on innovation, trends, change and futurism.
Custom Training & Events
Bring the Future Festival experience directly to your team or co-hosted custom event.
Contact
Get in touch to learn more, ask a question or submit a tip.
About Us
Learn more about Trend Hunter and how we accelerate innovation.
FAQ
Get answers to common questions about Trend Hunter.
Community
Stay on the cutting-edge with the help of the Trend Hunter community.
Team
Meet the team trusted by hundreds of leading businesses worldwide.
Jobs
Find opportunities to accelerate your career with the #1 Trend Firm.
News
Catch up on noteworthy Trend Hunter news and media mentions.
Join
Build a portfolio and put your trend-spotting abilities to the test.
Advertising
Supercharge your marketing by partnering with Trend Hunter.
Portfolio
Visit your public portfolio and browse your past articles.
Add a Trend
Write up an article and showcase your trend-spotting skills.
My Trends
Edit your articles and see how they stack up on the leaderboards.
Settings
Edit your profile, connect your social media accounts, and more.
Add a trend, customize your dashboard, or track topics.
Future Festival
Innovation Events
Join the world's top innovators at our FREE Virtual events.
Free Webinars
During COVID-19, learn to innovate through chaos, navigate the new normal and maintain work culture from home.
Custom Training & Events
Bring the Future Festival experience directly to your team or co-hosted custom event.
Search our database of 391,415 cutting edge ideas.

51 Beginner Recipes for Tweens

From DIY Fruit Rollups to Campfire-Baked Bananas

— July 22, 2015 — Life-Stages
Cooking is hard, but these beginner recipes were seemingly designed with tweens in mind. Thanks to the Internet age, there are countless resources that make learning to cook step by step an easier process to tackle. In tackling such culinary challenges at a young age, tweens gain valuable insight into treating food as fuel.

Given the current cultural climate around healthful food and beverage consumption, there are plenty of reasons why teaching kids to cook at an early age will translate into healthier eating habits later. In understanding the ingredients that are involved in making any dish, whether it is dessert or an entree, one is likely to have a greater grasp on the value of quality, well-sourced alternatives that support health and development.
6.5
Score
Popularity
Activity
Freshness
51
Chocolate-Dipped Clementines
Chocolate-Dipped Clementines
This Healthy Dessert Features Fresh Fruit and Pistachio Ingredients
<
50
Pure Strawberry Popsicles
Pure Strawberry Popsicles
These Simple Strawberry Ice Pops Only Require Two Ingredients
<
49
Fruity Smoothie Boats
Fruity Smoothie Boats
This Hollowed Out Papaya Recipe is Good Enough to Drink Smoothies Out Of
<
48
Latin Donut Recipes
Latin Donut Recipes
This Quick Sopapillas Recipe Makes a Batch of Sweet Latin-Inspired Treat
<
47
Chocolate-Covered Chips
Chocolate-Covered Chips
These DIY Chocolatey Potato Chips Merges Sweet and Salty Flavors
<
46
Cheesy Blueberry Sandwiches
Cheesy Blueberry Sandwiches
This Blueberry Balsamic Grilled Cheese is a Refreshing Summer Meal
<
45
Homemade Potato Chips
Homemade Potato Chips
This Homemade Chip Recipe is a Healthy Alternative to Store Bought
<
44
Fruity Cookie Pizzas
Fruity Cookie Pizzas
Sugar and Cloth's Mini Fruit Pizza Recipe Uses Shortbread Cookies as Crust
<
43
Banana Pie Pudding Pops
Banana Pie Pudding Pops
This DIY Recipe Combines Fresh Bananas and Vanilla Wafers
<
42
No-Corn Popcorn Recipes
No-Corn Popcorn Recipes
This Healthy Popcorn Alternative is Made By Seasoning Brown Rice Cakes
<
41
DIY Fruity Freezies
DIY Fruity Freezies
These Otter Pops from SUGARPOP are an Easy and Delicious Summer Snack
<
40
Nutty Chocolate Pudding Recipes
Nutty Chocolate Pudding Recipes
This Peanut Butter Chocolate Pudding Recipe is Easy and Light
<
39
Edible Sprinkle Bowls
Edible Sprinkle Bowls
This Easy DIY Recipe Makes Colorfully Edible Bowls for Ice Cream
<
38
DIY Watermelon Pudding
DIY Watermelon Pudding
This Easy Fruit Pudding is Cooked and Cooled Using Only Three Ingredients
<
37
Floral-Fueled Breakfasts
Floral-Fueled Breakfasts
This Chia Seed Pudding Recipe Incorporates Lavender and Blueberries
<
36
Bake-Free Coconut Cookies
Bake-Free Coconut Cookies
The Minimalist Baker's Easy Dessert Recipe is Naturally Sweetened
<
35
Patriotic Summer Popsicles
Patriotic Summer Popsicles
This DIY Frozen 4th of July Dessert Gets Its Colors from Fresh Berries
<
34
Low-Carb Cucumber Sushi
Low-Carb Cucumber Sushi
These DIY Sushi Rolls are a Healthy Yet Satisfying Snack
<
33
DIY Fudgesicle Desserts
DIY Fudgesicle Desserts
Iamafoodblog's Tasty Recipe Gives Frozen Treats a Healthy Makeover
<
32
Cup-Contained French Toast
Cup-Contained French Toast
This Easy Microwave Breakfast Recipe Makes a Quick Meal for One
<
31
Strawberry Basil Popsicles
Strawberry Basil Popsicles
These DIY Strawberry Ice Pops Feature Fresh Basil Leaves
<
30
Hand-Held Apple Pies
Hand-Held Apple Pies
These Apple Hand Pies are Sure to Become a 4th of July Classic
<
29
Bite-Sized Veggie Tarts
Bite-Sized Veggie Tarts
Very Culinary's Individual Tomato and Basil Tarts Boast Fresh Ingredients
<
28
Mexican Chocolate-Covered Bananas
Mexican Chocolate-Covered Bananas
This Two-Part Recipe Makes a Nutritious and Sweet Treat
<
27
Summertime Breakfast Sandwiches
Summertime Breakfast Sandwiches
This Easy English Muffin Breakfast Uses Seasonal Summer Produce
<
26
Herb-Infused Party Breads
Herb-Infused Party Breads
This Cheesy Garlic Bread Recipe
<
25
Campfire-Baked Bananas
Campfire-Baked Bananas
This DIY Recipe Helps You Make a Fun Campfire Treat in Your Own Home
<
24
Crunchy Cereal Popsicles
Crunchy Cereal Popsicles
These DIY Rice Krispie Snacks are Shaped Like Familiar Summer Treats
<
23
Simple Strawberry Fruit Rolls
Simple Strawberry Fruit Rolls
These Easy DIY Fruit Rolls Only Require Three Ingredients
<
22
Chewy Kiwi Chips
Chewy Kiwi Chips
Thriving on Paleo's Dehydrated Fruit Chips Recipe Only Needs One Ingredient
<
21
Glitter-Infused Popsicles
Glitter-Infused Popsicles
These Tasty Blackberry Ice Pops are Made with Edible Glitter
<
20
Leafy Green Chips
Leafy Green Chips
Eat Thrive Glow's Recipe for Homemade Chips is Made with Beet Leaves
<
19
Opulent Popcorn Snacks
Opulent Popcorn Snacks
Ordinary Popcorn Gets an Overhaul with Edible Gold Leaf Sprinkles
<
18
Nutty Powdered Popcorn
Nutty Powdered Popcorn
Melissa d'Arabian's Peanut Butter Popcorn Gets Flavor from Peanut Powder
<
17
Shark-Infested Snacks
Shark-Infested Snacks
These Kid-Friendly Snacks are Perfect for Celebrating Shark Week
<
16
Cookie Nachos
Cookie Nachos
Michael Voltaggio Created a New Type of Oreo Snack
<
15
Cookie Campfire Confectioneries
Cookie Campfire Confectioneries
These S'moreos Cleverly Replace Graham Crackers with Oreos
<
14
Microwave Potato Chips
Microwave Potato Chips
These Healthy Potato Chips Are a Quick and Easy Snack
<
13
Herb-Infused Breakfast Buns
Herb-Infused Breakfast Buns
Very Culinary's Toasted Brioche Egg Cups are Protein-Enriched
<
12
Chocolate-Filled Pancakes
Chocolate-Filled Pancakes
These Sweet Pancake Sandwiches Feature a Rich Nutella Center
<
11
Miniature Fruit Pizzas
Miniature Fruit Pizzas
These DIY Pizza Treats are a Fun and Easy Activity for Children
<
10
DIY Origami Cookies
DIY Origami Cookies
The 'Fete Gazette' Blog Has Created Adorable Paper Cranes Out of Wafer Cookies
<
9
Cotton Candy Cupcakes
Cotton Candy Cupcakes
This Delicious Cupcake Baking Recipe is Inspired by Carnival Treats
<
8
Single-Serving Chocolate Chip Cakes
Single-Serving Chocolate Chip Cakes
Chocolate Covered Katie Creates an Easy Microwave Dessert
<
7
DIY Spinach Chips
DIY Spinach Chips
These Tasty Homemade Tortilla Chips are a Grain-Free Snack Option
<
6
1-Minute Microwave Donuts
1-Minute Microwave Donuts
Kirbie Cravings Creates an Easy Chocolate Dessert
<
5
Healthy Homemade DIY Chips
Healthy Homemade DIY Chips
Make Sweet Potato Chips When You Have a Craving for Store-Bought Snacks
<
4
Tangy Vegetable Chip Recipes
Tangy Vegetable Chip Recipes
This Salt and Vinegar Zucchini Chips Recipe Makes a Healthy Snack
<
3
Healthy Vegetable Chips
Healthy Vegetable Chips
Running to the Kitchen's Tomato Chips are Sliced, Salted and Microwaved
<
2
Mini Pizza Waffles
Mini Pizza Waffles
This Savory Recipe Combines Pizza and Waffles and It Is Perfection
<
1
DIY Watermelon Pizza
DIY Watermelon Pizza
This Fruit-Infused Watermelon Pizza is a Satisfyingly Healthy Treat
<