Autumn Spice Granola

Autumn Spice Granola

By IndyKids Staff Fall is here. Get toasty with your own homemade autumn spice granola! Ingredients 4 c. rolled oats ½ tbsp. cinnamon ½ tbsp. nutmeg 1 tsp. allspice 1/8 c. flax seeds 1/8 c. sesame seeds, unhulled ¼ c. raw sunflower seeds ¼ c. raw pumpkin seeds ¼ c....

Caitlin’s Easy, Three Bean-y Salad Recipe

IndyKids’ Staff Can you believe it’s spring already? Neither can we since it keeps snowing on us here at IndyKids headquarters in New York City! In hopes of sunnier weather to come, we thought we’d share one of our favorite picnic recipes. It’s super easy to...

Warm Up With Hot Chocolate

By SAUL FERHOLT-KAHN, age 11 As winter comes, and we are hungry, we want to eat and drink warm things. Hot chocolate is one solution. Hot chocolate began as a drink made by Mayans, originally served cold, spicy and frothy, made with a paste of ground cacao seeds and...

Recipe: Locrio de Salami (Dominican rice and salami)

By ALEJANDRA PAULINO, age 12 Try making this delicious, traditional dish from the Dominican Republic. PHOTO: elfogoncito.net Ingredients: 4 cups of rice 1 pound of diced Dominican salami (or Kielbasa if you can’t find the salami in a store near you) 2 tablespoons of...

Recipe: Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

PHOTO: Flickr/chocolate-dessert-recipes.com By Kid Reporter JALILAH JONES, age 13 Ingredients 3 cups of all-purpose flour 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/8 teaspoon salt 1 cup (2 sticks) butter 1 cup sugar 3/4 cup light brown sugar 3 large eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla...

Rad and Raw Raspberry Chocolate Cake

The finished product, minus a slice! Photo: Keedra Gibba Ingredients: Cake: 3 cups of raw walnuts 1 cup of pitted Medjool dates 1/4 teaspoon of sea salt 2/3 cups of cocoa powder Frosting: 1/3 cup of Medjool dates 1/4 cup of agave nectar 1 medium sized ripe avocado 1/3...