Parents can instill the value of diligence and patience to lessen the hurdles kids face at school. Feed them wth knowledge that can widen their understanding and sharpen their minds. Be involved in their school life. Assist in checking assignments and projects if its done correctly and completely and be on guard for any emotional or physical traumas they might be experiencing within and outside school premises. Extracurricular activities can also help build self-esteem and develop healthy social life or most school children as they learn to interact with other people.
Being sick or sickly is a big burden to students as they need the strength and energy to keep with the daily demands of school. Exercise and good diet are essential in maintaining physical well-being. Parents must take a time to engage their kids in fun physical activities and prepare delicious and healthy meals.
In the recent Good Housekeeping "Breakfast & Baon in a Breeze" event, Food editor Roselle Miranda conducted a cooking demo to show parents more varieties of east-to-cook meals that can be both enjoyable and nourishing for school children.
|Breakfast & Baon in a Breeze Menu during Demo of Ms. Roselle Miranda|
Top: Chicken, peas and potato hash & Cheesy Ham and Corn Omelet
Bottom: Corn and Ham Mac 'n Cheese & Potato Chicken Frittata
Responsible parents are encouraged not just to go for safe and quality ingredients but to explain their cooking methods from only frying to also steaming, blanching and boiling. A practical tip to decrease oil absorption in fried foods is to observe proper frying temperature (365-375'F). Test by dropping a small piece of food into the oil the temperature is right if the piece of food rises above the oil within 3-5 seconds.
Complements your kids baon with the new Amino Fres-C juice! This is the only powdered juice drink that is packed with Branched Chain Amino Acids (BCAA) with Glutamine and Arginine. These specifics amino acids are building blocks of protein that maintain energy levels, support muscle growth, and repair, and toughen immune system - making this drink perfect for sustaining kids' demanding schedule at school.
To add on to your tasty and healthy Baon and Breakfast recipes; check out these links:
Vegetable Siomai: http://ajinomoto.com.ph/VegetableSiomai
Crunchy Cauliflower http://ajinomoto.com.ph/CrunchyCauliflower
Kiddie Sopas http://ajinomoto.com.ph/KiddieSopas
Puso ng Saging Torta http://ajinomoto.com.ph/PusongSagingTorta