Learning tocook, create, andcompile delicious family recipes Jasmine Fahrnbauer
Research• Many American families have switched to a more convenient lifestyle of fast food eating• Who is being affected and why?• How do we prevent it?
Childhood Obesity• How does it affect children? • Education • Social behaviors • Self esteem • Health issues
Why a family cookbook?• Didn’t want to one day become a mother one day who couldn’t provide wholesome meals to my children• I grew up eating family dinners every night• Creating and learning something useful• My grandmother
Process• 1. Beginning of process, I coordinated with my grandmother, mom, and my three aunts • Called my grandmother and went over to her house • Invited my aunts over to discuss cookbook • Talked with my mom
Process• 2. Learning the recipes • Grandmother came over once a month to help me learn to cook these recipes
Putting it all together• 3. Typing up the cookbook -43 recipes - typing, editing, revising
Challenges• Problems with my computer• Getting it printed
Project Facilitator• My project Facilitator was Ms. Carnes • Gave me websites to create my cookbook on • Helped me create the outline for the cookbook • Find websites for research paper • Tips on how to cook recipes in healthy way • Told me how to substitute my ingredients
What I learned• Don’t always have to be exact• Experiment with foods• Substitute ingredients• Practice makes perfect• Not to give up• Encouraged me to better my diet
Thank you for your time!• Are there any questions?