That is why Share Our Strength's highest priority is to make sure that every child in America gets the nutritious food he or she needs to learn, grow and thrive. We are doing this by improving the access that families all across the country have to healthy, affordable food and by working at the state and city level. This is our No Kid Hungry strategy, and through public-private partnerships, public awareness, grants, and education, it provides children with the nutritious food they need where they live, learn and play.
The recipes below have the steps that kids can help with called out with the little "helping hand" icon. Kids are far more likely to eat dinner when they helped make it.
What you'll need
1 cup brown rice
2 medium celery stalks
1/2 pound broccoli
2 medium carrots
1 (15 1/2 ounce) can chickpeas
1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce
2 Tablespoons brown sugar
1 Tablespoon cornstarch
2 Tablespoons canola oil
1 1-inch piece of fresh ginger (optional)
Have kids help with the steps marked with the "little helping hand"!
Step by Step
1. Cook rice according to package directions. Set aside and keep warm in a covered container. Make vegetable mixture while rice is cooking.
2. Rinse carrots, celery, and broccoli.
3. Chop broccoli into small pieces. Peel and dice carrots and dice celery.
4. Drain and rinse canned chickepeas, using a colander.
5. Measure and stir together soy sauce, brown sugar, and cornstarch in a small bowl.
6. If using, stir 2 teaspoons of peeled and minced fresh ginger into the soy sauce.
7. Heat a large saute pan over medium-high heat, and add canola oil.
8. Add chopped vegetables and chickpeas into saute pan. Stir frequently and cook for 5-7 minutes.
9. Pour soy sauce mixture into saute pan.
10. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer about 2 minutes or just until sauce is slightly thickened.
11. Serve vegetables over brown rice.
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