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Home Education/Schools : Mindful Cookery 10am - 2pm - 29/11 & 6/12
Do your children eat on autopilot while their minds are somewhere else or are they aware of their food, savouring every mouthful? Would you like them to connect with the experience of preparing, eating and enjoying food in these sessions of conscious cookery and mindful eating?
Conscious cookery gives us the opportunity to experience eating and enjoying food with real awareness. Children will learn preparation techniques in a well-equipped kitchen, smelling, tasting, listening to sounds, feeling the sensation of heat, noticing texture, really connecting with the process of cooking. All the food they prepare will be organic, plant-based and locally-sourced where possible, to encourage our connection to nature and our surroundings. All their favourite foods as they’ve never experienced them!
Conscious cookery provides a wonderful opportunity to be present, mindful and aware, rather than distracted, stressed or overwhelmed. Children will learn valuable cookery skills, explore ways of preparing foods to connect with all the senses, and develop awareness of their creativity. Sharing the food encourages gratitude and appreciation, and a sense of community.
08/11/16: Brain Boxes
Discover recipes to feed a bright focused brain. Investigate, prepare and share food to supercharge your thinking powers!
15/11/16: Happy Bellies
Use your gut instinct to nourish your second brain, aka your digestive system! Learn about what foods keep your gut on its toes and prepare and share a feast for your terrific tummy!
22/11/16: Eat To The Beat
Give your heart a bit of loving and discover the foods that keep it pumped! Sharing is caring today as we create recipes to nourish that vital bit of kit, the heart!
29/11/16: Climbing Frame
Bones that moan are not funny-bones, so come and learn about foods to keep your skeleton in tip-top condition! Prepare and share today's lunch and leave a superhero!
06/12/16: Iron Man
It's plant power all the way as we discover the foods, which help to make us invincible! Give your immune system superpowers as we prepare our final feast to share together.
This event is for children aged between 6 and 12 years
Please bring an apron
Children will be eating food prepared and cooked together so no need to bring a lunch, however, a lunchtime drink is essential
If children have food allergies, please ensure this is mentioned, in depth, on the registration and consent form, which we will send to you on booking