Thursday, November 6, 2008

Can Your Kids Learn From Antique Cookbooks?

One of the problems that face us as a society today is the amount of "junk" that is in food today. With so many preservatives and ingredients in food today, it is no wonder that our kids face so many health related problems.

With the push to natural food and organic cooking, it makes you think that the cookbooks of yesterday are might be the way to go. Why?

Well, antique cookbooks are chocked full of "natural" recipes that don't have tons of strange ingredients and other junk in them. What happened to the days of fresh produce or vegetables being in meals and more natural cooking methods too.

If you have ever been on a diet or just changed what you eat, you know the difference it can make in how you feel when you eat healthier. Trust me, just try changing your diet for one week and see if you can notice a difference.

Get rid of the fast food and frozen pizza. Dump the boxed macaroni and cheese too. If you are wanting to try something good, find a good antique cookbook and buy some fresh ingredients. Take a little time in the kitchen. If time is critical, try some crockpot recipes.

Cooking doesn't have to be hard. It doesn't have to take up lots of time either. But, when you realize how much better you can feel with natural and fresh ingredients in your meals, you won't look at the fast food junk again!