Getting Comfortable in the Kitchen with Rachel Sherwood

Getting Comfortable in the Kitchen with Rachel Sherwood
"As parents, we have the responsibility to instill in our kids a love for fruits and vegetables, physical activity, and a commitment to healthy habits that will last a lifetime." - Michelle Obama

What we chat about in the episode

  • She talks about self care, nursing mama cravings, and baby food.
  • Rachel shares the three things everyone should have in their kitchen.
  • Some amazing and inspiring strategies for freezing food.
  • Rachel is also an entertaining maven, so if you want to feel like a relaxed hostess next time you have friends over, this is a must listen.


Calling all women balancing wellness, work, family and self… Learn a 15-minute daily practice and go to bed each night proud of what you got done.

    Doable Changes

    Cook Meals Together: Involve kids in meal preparation by cooking homemade meals together as a family. Encourage children to participate in age-appropriate tasks such as washing vegetables, stirring ingredients, or setting the table. Cooking together not only teaches children valuable culinary skills but also fosters a positive relationship with food and encourages them to try new foods they’ve helped prepare.

    Emphasize Whole, Nutritious Ingredients: Prioritize homemade meals made with whole, nutritious ingredients such as fruits, vegetables, whole grains, lean proteins, and healthy fats. Limit processed foods and ingredients high in added sugars, unhealthy fats, and artificial additives. Experiment with incorporating a variety of flavors, textures, and colors into homemade dishes to make them more appealing and nutritious for children.

    Create Healthy Snacks: Instead of relying on store-bought snacks, prepare homemade snacks that are both nutritious and delicious. Stock your kitchen with wholesome snack options such as fresh fruits, vegetables with hummus or yogurt dip, homemade granola bars, trail mix, or whole grain crackers with cheese. Involve children in choosing and preparing snacks to encourage healthy snacking habits and discourage reliance on prepackaged or unhealthy options.


    From Overwhelm to Ease

    About Rachel

    Rachel Sherwood is a Culinary Expert, Food Stylist, Author & Speaker. As a Culinary Strategist, there’s nothing Rachel loves more than teaching her clients how to build confidence in the kitchen and create healthier, happier homes through the food experiences they have every day. She’s the founder of Impressions At Home, a culinary and entertaining program that focuses on building skills, developing a flavor palate and creating magnificent meals with the least amount of work. Rachel is a gifted artisan with a highly refined awareness of elegance and flow, expressing it creatively through food, color, and texture. She shares some of her best secrets as a Food Stylist in her book, The Pretty Plate: Making Everyday Meals Magnificent, published in 2013.


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