How to get the kids involved in freezer meal prep

As far as I’m concerned, basic kitchen skills are every bit as important to teach our children as are basic hygiene skills. We brush our teeth and wash our hands multiple times every day of our lives, and we also have to eat multiple times a day, every day of our lives. So, why is […]

“The Hot Dog Rebellion”

My friend Judy Gruen is a special guest columnist for this week. I hope it brings a smile to your face as it did mine! Enjoy!What happens when a mother of four decides to lose weight and get in shape, but her family rebels against the new cuisine? Award-winning humorist and author Judy Gruen relates […]

Cooking with Kids

Food For Thought Cooking with Kids By Leanne Ely, CNC   One of my favorite pastimes is cooking with my children. Do you have kids? If you do I want to heavily recommend that you teach them the joys of the kitchen while they’re still young and look up at you like a superhero that […]

FFT – Why You Should Teach Children to Cook

Food For Thought Why You Should Teach Children to Cook By Leanne Ely, C.N.C. As many of you know, I’m a firm believer in mixing together kids and kitchens. Cooking with our children provides opportunity for teaching valuable life skills, quality “talk-time” to learn what’s going on with your kids, and it’s a great memory […]