Darigold and I decided to work together. I asked if they would send me a sample of something they make and i think we decided on cottage cheese. I find that cottage cheese is one of my daughter’s favorite snacks. It’s called cheese, what’s not to love about it. One thing I like to do to add more richness and health to it for her is add some fruit. We like to add pineapple and strawberries. I’m sure you can add nuts, like almonds or walnuts too. I bet even mandarin oranges would make a fine addition to the cottage cheese. Well Darigold understands that moms are busy with schedules and some have jobs and still run the household With work, errands, soccer games the thought of sitting down to a home-cooked meal is a pleasant fantasy.
Cooking meals from scratch is just one of those chores I don’t always feel like doing at the end of the day. A box of macaroni and cheese is often where I will turn, or I’ll pop those hot dogs in the microwave and cook those up. It’s quick and easy.
When Minutes Matter: Home Cooking for Busy Moms
With moms having so many demands on their time these days, many resort to fast food or pre-packaged food not realizing how attainable a “from scratch” dinner really is. In fact, a UCLA study released in 2007 showed that families who prepared meals using shortcuts like packaged foods, pre-made sauces and food “kits” only saved on average 10 minutes over those who made meals entirely from scratch.
Good for You
Aside from the aesthetics of a house filled with appetizing aromas, cooking from scratch has many benefits. It’s a lot easier to maintain a healthy diet when you’re not relying on convenience meals rich in sodium, fats and preservatives.
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