Posts Tagged ‘Cooking Matters’


Make Cooking Fun

Thursday, December 8th, 2016

3-1Okay, so the cold weather is here…I often hear from patients that they tend to gain and lose weight in cycles. They gain weight in winter but then see weight loss in the summer. With weight loss as the most common New Year’s resolution, it can be easy to dread cooking and dread eating because it means we have to make choices, or we regret our choices. But it doesn’t have to be this way!

Whether weight loss is a goal or not, you could start learning how to cook and how to make cooking fun! I have put together a few things that may help reignite your love of cooking and food in a world filled with drudgery and negative food messages. Not sure how to get started with family meals?! Consider the following ideas to help you find a family meal structure that works well for you.

 

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What is Cooking Matters at the Store?

Thursday, June 12th, 2014

Cooking Matters at the Store is a guided grocery store tour to help families buy healthy, affordable foods. Participants practice skills like:

  • Buying fruits and vegetables on a budget
  • Comparing unit prices to find bargains
  • Reading and comparing food labels
  • Identifying whole grains
  • AND sticking to a budget!  (more…)