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Kiss the Cook!

Saturday, August 18, 2012

I was raised on one too many microwave meals. My mother was a single mom to me and my two sisters, working 60 hours plus a week, so there wasn't a lot of time to spend slaving over a hot oven. I love her so much and I can sympathize since I am a single mom myself. My son is three. I want to teach him that a healthy diet (not as in trying to lose weight but just what you eat) is a part of life. He loves to help me make meals and even do the dishes. I find that if he helps me make it, he is more likely to try it. (He can be a picky eater) I already have a system in place to make sure he is getting the nutrition he needs each meal while he gets to make choices about it so he is open to it. I want to step it up. I know how to make a limited amount of meals but I can follow any recipe. So I decided I really wanted to start being more adventurous in what I make. I have microsoft onenote which is an amazing virtual notebook basically. I am making a virtual cookbook that I can easily organize and add recipes to that I find online. I am going to find some for next week right now because tomorrow is my grocery shopping day.

I am realizing that when I picture the person I want to be in my head it is because that is who I am supposed to be...I just have to take the actions to be that person. emoticon
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    I think in todays busy world we are all struggling to get time to cook healthy, fresh meals.
    I love to cook and spend lots of time looking at recipes, grocery shopping and cooking. We all need a hobby ey?

    I am in love with my slow cooker and use it almost every weekend for anything from bolognese, stews, roasts, tikkas and soups.
    Give me a shout if you need some help with some recipes. I always like making new food-friends.

    1466 days ago
  • SUNSHINE31797
    I recently figured out and started using One Note.I find that it is an awesome tool for storing and organizing recipes! Good Luck with your healthier cooking. emoticon
    1514 days ago
    AND...your son is your motivation and support.
    1526 days ago
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