Kid’s Cooking Camp

I recently attended the First Annual Healthy Hands Cooking Conference in Orlando and met other instructors from around the country.  It was great to meet other instructors and share stories and ideas.  I will share more stories from the conference in upcoming posts. I have a Kid’s Cooking Camp scheduled for June 12-15 in Fargo…
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Financial Planning Day

This post is not about cooking but another life skill I feel is very important, financial matters.  I recently had a 3-hour car ride with my niece who is getting ready to graduate from high school.  We started talking about financial matters such as credit cards, car loans and mortgages.  Just like learning to cook,…
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Cooking Doesn’t Have To Be Difficult

Recent studies are showing that we now have 2 full generations of families who don’t know how to cook – a lifetime skill that is so very important but is being lost.   I feel cooking should be considered a past time and way to provide healthy meals for your family instead of a chore.  By…
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Healthier Cooking With Air Fryer

Air frying is a technique that you can fry, grill and roast foods without any or a lot of oil.  It can be a healthier way of cooking since in many cases you don’t need any oil or very little. I received an air fryer as a Christmas gift and have used it several times for…
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Watching Your Sugar Intake

Added sugar in products provides calories with no added nutrients and can damage your metabolism in the long run.  Eating too much sugar is linked to weight gain and various diseases like type II diabetes and heart disease.  The recommended daily amounts of sugar for young children is 3-4 teaspoons, pre teens and teens 5-8 teaspoons, men…
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