Benefits of home cooking

Benefits of home cooking

When it comes down to feeding your body and mind, nothing is superior to preparing your food from scratch, with quality ingredients and served with love. If you have never experienced this phenomenon then try it out for 90 days and see how you feel. As well as that, see how your family feels as you work together in the kitchen to create a level of harmony and good health that is only possible when good is prepared in a loving manner, and eaten slowly with others.

Saves money
Packaged and prepared meals cost you considerably more than cooking with raw ingredients at home. Preparing meals at home can save you money and just by bringing your home-cooked leftovers to work for lunch can save you up to £50 each month! other ways to save money include buying for in bulk, using vouchers and coupons, cutting out meat, buying on sale and freezing for later use.

Saves time
In the time it takes to drive to a takeaway, place your order, wait for it, return home and serve the meal, you could have made a three-course meal from scratch with time to sit and enjoy it. For those on a busy schedule, prepare half the week’s meals on a Sunday and the other half mid week, which will give you time to fit in all your usual activities and relax too.

Healthier ingredients

Food producers and restaurants use high levels of salt and trans fats to make their products taste better and to help preserve them. Preparing meals at home allows you to control the amount of salt and oils you use in your recipes which in turn reduces the possibility of weight gain and other health issues.

Balanced meals

Taking the time to plan your weekly menu not only helps to save time and money but also provides a way to create meals with a balance of protein, carbohydrates and fat, plus all the essential vitamins and minerals needed. When eating balanced meals, your body feels satisfied, has fewer cravings and prevents late-night snacking.

Avoid food poisoning

When preparing meals at home, you can better control the temperature, and ensure that hands are being washed and nothing is being contaminated.

Better energy

Food can be healing or It can deplete your energy and cause sickness – so preparing meals from scratch allows you to avoid ingredients that don’t agree with you.

Weight control

Plates have gone from 10 inches in 1990 to 12 inches in 2013. With larger portions people tend to eat more, but cookiung at home allows you to control serving sizes and prevent overeating. Buy locally in season, the best quality food, organic when possible. When cooking from scratch you know exactly what is going into your recipes. The choices you make can keep you healthy and help prevent weight gain, digestive troubles and allergic reactions.

Brings family together

Preparing meals ta home and including fmaily members in meal preparation is a way to give and share love. When food is prepared with a calm mind and loving thoughts it can become a tonic for both the physical body and the soul. Teaching children how to cook is a gift of health they will use for their entire lives and passon to their children and grandchildren.


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