A Kitchen Club could be a better way to enjoy creating a meal by sharing that experience with friends. The efficiency of cooking in a friend or in a group will save you money, give you new ideas for making real food and it will feel less like a burden.
There are many ways to show our appreciation; cooking is one way that is not only nurturing to our bodies but also to our brains. In an article from Huffington Post, Julie R. Thomson wrote about the Psychological Benefits Of Cooking For Others.
Being in a lockdown has given me more time to slow down and think. A few years back I read a book entitled “Better than Before” by Gretchen Rubin and what I learned then has had a profound impact on my pandemic routine. Life without a schedule driven by family and work commitments was a big change for me.
Start the year with some weekly meal planning. We all probably feel a bit tired of cooking after the holidays yet a new year can provide some opportunities to add some new meals to your repertoire.
If you can find a way to “cook for the fun of it” and “prepare for people you love” your time in the kitchen doesn’t have to feel like a chore. A few key cooking tools can make your kitchen even more enjoyable.
Going Gluten Free, Eliminating Dairy or Meat? It can be difficult to start a new diet especially if it is not for the whole family. Here are some great recipes to get you started if you have a new restriction.