Our Stories

Maria's Story

As a single mom, Maria doesn’t have much time to cook when she returns home from work exhausted, nor does she really want to spend more time cooking after a long workday of frying and mixing.

Annette's Story

“Remember the plate!” Annette’s 10-year-old daughter tells her as they travel through the grocery store. Her daughter is referencing the USDA’s “My Plate,” a guide for healthy eating.

Tahlia's Story

Tahlia is a single mother of a three-year old daughter. Like many of us, Tahlia’s weakness is Dunkin’ Donuts and chocolate, and, also like many of us, she regularly eats on the go and doesn’t always make the healthiest choices. She signed up for Cooking Matters eager to learn. As a result of taking Cooking Matters she is far more conscious of her food choices.

Learning New Skills as a First-time Parent

Belinda, a 2012 graduate of the Quincy Teen Moms course, tells her story of how she learned to stop making microwave meals and create healthier meals for her daughter.

Our Stories

Maria's Story

As a single mom, Maria doesn’t have much time to cook when she returns home from work exhausted, nor does she really want to spend more time cooking after a long workday of frying and mixing.

Annette's Story

“Remember the plate!” Annette’s 10-year-old daughter tells her as they travel through the grocery store. Her daughter is referencing the USDA’s “My Plate,” a guide for healthy eating.

Tahlia's Story

Tahlia is a single mother of a three-year old daughter. Like many of us, Tahlia’s weakness is Dunkin’ Donuts and chocolate, and, also like many of us, she regularly eats on the go and doesn’t always make the healthiest choices. She signed up for Cooking Matters eager to learn. As a result of taking Cooking Matters she is far more conscious of her food choices.

Learning New Skills as a First-time Parent

Belinda, a 2012 graduate of the Quincy Teen Moms course, tells her story of how she learned to stop making microwave meals and create healthier meals for her daughter.

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