Children and the Kitchen - The Tradition of Home Cooked Meals! By Tokunbo Ifaturoti

Let us all contribute to bringing back family traditions that seem to slowly ebb away!
By: Stephanie Skye
June 26, 2011 - PRLog -- These days we live such a fast paced life style. It seems as though we have so many things to do with so little time to do it. Therefore, it becomes easy for us to seek out quick fixes to meet our needs.  While some of the quick fixes we opt for are actually helpful, others may cause potential harm to us in the long run. One of the quick fixes that may potentially harm us internally is eating processed foods. Great nutrition starts with home cooked meals! Traditional home cooked meals entail many great benefits.

When meals are cooked from home, they are usually cooked with fresh ingredients. Fresh fruits and vegetables provide our bodies with the proper nutrients that it needs.  Not only is a home cooked meal nutritious, recipes that have been passed on from generation to generation builds tradition and legacy within the family. There is something about sharing family recipes with love ones that bring on storytelling. The story usually starts from where the recipe originated and from there pours in a line of history and many stories.

Not only will traditional home cooking assist with your family’s overall health consciousness and inspire storytelling, but it also creates a bonding experience amongst you and you love ones. Generate memorable experiences in the kitchen and bring your children with you. There is a lot that children help with in the kitchen that won’t cause potential harm to them. No need to let them put things into the oven or dice the onions.
Get the children to mix the ingredients, set the table, or put spreads on the baguettes.  

This is an opportunity for you children to dab into the realm of home economics, learn some cooking skills from watching and participating, and enjoy another memorable experience.

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Source:Stephanie Skye
Tags:Family, Children, Cooking, Tradition, Learning, Food, Happy, Nutrients, Ingredients, TV, Time Out With Auntie Toks
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