Building Skills and Memories

“Growing up- taking cooking classes, I always thought I was doing it for fun. I enjoyed it so much, but I never thought anything of it… I didn’t think that it would be a skill that I would really need. I didn’t realize what I had, until I grew a bit older and really started to experience life on my own… I found myself comfortably and confidently working in the kitchen, preparing homemade, healthy meals for myself. Food really does bring us together, and now I can bring my family together for a meal, and share my cooking craft with them!

Super Crispy Chicken Tenders !

* The Perfect Finger Food!! INGREDIENTS • 6 Chicken breasts boneless skinless • 1.5 cup buttermilk • 1.5 teaspoon hot sauce • 3 large eggs beaten • 3 cups flour • 3 teaspoons salt • 1 teaspoon pepper • 1/8 teaspoon paprika • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder • 1/8 teaspoon baking powder • Canola oil […]

Kale & Quinoa Tabbouli Salad

      (So delicious! You will love this!) 1/2 cup uncooked quinoa (any color variety of quinoa will work) 8 cups very finely chopped kale (tough stems removed)  2 cups finely chopped fresh flat leaf (Italian) parsley (from about 2 big bunches) 2 cups slices grape or cherry tomato  1 cup finely chopped white […]

The Dangers of Distracted Parenting

When it comes to children’s development, parents should worry less about kids’ screen time—and more about their own. A ritual my students and I engage in at ZTC day-camps is “life” discussions in which every boy and girl participates before splitting up into their own groups for the day.  I like to pick my student’s […]

Back-To-School Lunchbox Ideas

Happy Back-to-School Month to All of You! We, at ZeeTheCook hope you and your families had a blessed summer + wish all of your kiddos lots of confidence, success and happiness in the coming school year! For those packing lunches, or would like some tips on packing healthy lunches for your kids, I would like […]