It is so devastating to get through this pandemic while being quarantined and not be capable of reaching for your much-loved cheeseburger eatery or ice-cream parlour. But in these stressful times, have you observed that eating at home every day and settling down with your family and cooking meals for them, carries you much closer to each other?  

Cooking along with your family can be an opportunity to forge lasting bonds and endless memories of ultimate love and nurturing that will be cherished for a lifetime. You learn and teach the everlasting family’s secret cooking heirloom recipes. The little cooking battles with siblings, refreshing gossiping with your family, sitting all together, jumbling ideas, and the priceless chance to master essential life skills alongside with your parents is one of the best cooking at-home benefits. 

Even when you are done with cooking, the healthy and prolonged talks continue as you sit down and relish the fruits of your labour. 

As you want top-notch health in these crucial times, you need to boost your immune system to fight back. In order to do so, wholesome nutrition is significant for health. Act deliberately while choosing ingredients, focus on fresh fruits and vegetables. Up skill your children with all the safety food-handling precautions and turn a challenging time into a lot of positive educating memories for strengthening family relationships. 

Get your kids in the kitchen and try-out these nourishing, healthy, yet simple recipes.  

Banana and oat cookies: 


  • 1 cup instant oats 
  • 2 ripe bananas 
  • A handful of raisins or chocolate chips (according to your desire) 

Method of cooking: 

  • Mix all the ingredients in a bowl 
  • Shape the cookies 
  • Bake until done 

Roasted veggies: 


  • 1 Potato 
  • 1 bunch of Kale 
  • 1-2 Carrot 
  • Or any other vegetable of your choice 

Method of cooking: 

  • Cut the veggies in cubes or slices 
  • Season the vegetables with salt, pepper and Olive oil 
  • Roast for 30-40 minutes 

Sweet egg cake: 


  • 2 Bran Bread Slices 
  • 1 Large Egg 
  • Pinch of Cinnamon powder 
  • 1 tsp. Vanilla extract 

Method of cooking: 

  • Cut the bread slices in cubes 
  • Spread them in a dish  
  • Mix in the cinnamon and vanilla extract in the egg 
  • Pour the beaten egg over the bread 
  • Bake until the egg is cooked 

Ella Gray

I’m an Austin-based travel addict with a love of effortless style, ’70s music (everything from garage punk to reggae!), cuddly dogs and fitness/health. Before beginning Mist & Mood, my professional career ranged from public relations to fashion journalism to communications, culminating in me ultimately going full-time with Mist & Mood in 2020.

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