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Healthy Kid recipe cards

Put recipe cards and cooking ideas next to the healthy food choices in the supermarket. This way people can be inspired or even be given the knowledge what to do with the raw ingredients.

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Written by DeletedUser

Age of kids. The solutions to changing kids’ eating behaviors will vary depending on their age. What works for a toddler won’t necessarily fly for a teenager, although we suspect some concepts might be appropriate for all ages—even adults! Which age bracket does your concept address (tick all relevant boxes)?

  • Elementary (Kids) 5-10
  • Middle school (Tweens) 11-13
  • High school (Teens) 14 -18
  • Young adults 18-21

Hurdles to success. Helping kids make smarter food choices comes with a variety of hurdles that have to be addressed in order for a design solution to be successful, which of these do you think that your Concept overcomes (tick all relevant boxes)?

  • Expense and Convenience
  • Lack of Knowledge

Evaluation results

6 evaluations so far

1. Food Knowledge - To what extent is this concept teaching people about food knowledge?

It's teaching people a great deal about food knowledge - 16.7%

It's teaching people a moderate deal about food knowledge - 66.7%

It's teaching people a little about food knowledge - 16.7%

It's not focused on food knowledge - 0%

2. Cooking - Is this concept focused on getting people to cook?

It's all about getting people to cook - 83.3%

It's moderately about getting people to cook - 16.7%

It's getting people to cook a little - 0%

It's not focused on cooking at all - 0%

3. Originality - How original is this idea?

This idea is extremely original - 0%

This idea is somewhat original - 33.3%

This idea has some originality about it - 16.7%

I have seen this idea before - 50%

4. Scalability - How scalable is this idea across communities and geographies?

This idea can be scaled across many communities and places - 50%

This idea can be scaled but needs some work - 50%

This idea will take a fair bit of work to scale - 0%

This idea cannot scale at all - 0%


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Good idea to think about! What if the recipe cards were sponsored by some sort of online 'Kid Chef' video game? An overlap with my Ratatouille concept perhaps? In addition to a recipe, the cards next to each item would also have a code, that when entered into the Ratatouille video game, will go toward building the kid's game recipe ingredients, connect the virtual to the real helping them learn about food and of course give them points and experience to move them further through the game. Each time the kid goes to the grocery store he or she can search for ingredients to complete a recipe or full 'meal' in the game. Each new recipe the game offers could be more complex or originate from a different culture, etc. building an understanding of preparation, tradition and culture in the process.
This activity would aim to get the kid interested in trying to cook these recipes for themselves (with supervision of course). The game conveniently causes the kid to search for the real ingredients so since they are standing in front of it they might as well buy some of that ingredient to try at home.
Recipe cards that connect virtual play with real world cooking.
Fun stuff!

Photo of An Old Friend

Isn't there a similar mobile app that shows a recipe after you enter what ingredients you have? But i like the _analogue_ aspect of your idea.

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I think of a website for discussing and voting these cards. Kids can post images of what they cooked and suggest their own recipes (choose ingredients, upload image). New cards with topvoted recipes are released monthly.

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I like the idea, personally I always make use of these cards when they are available in the supermarket. They give me new ideas of recipes. The idea could also be combined with "my first cooking set" mentioned before. Kids could collect the cards and make meal wishes at home. Cooking a meal can be fun and become a family activity?

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I love this idea. Many supermarkets already have recipe cards in-store that give ideas for what to make for dinner. How can we specifically make it appeal to kids?