Make the most of Pancake Tuesday 2023
In this article we share how to make the most of Pancake Tuesday with your loved ones.
Pancake Tuesday has rolled around again! We all share the experience of thinking there isn’t ever enough time in the day and we know how difficult it can be to schedule friends or family time. Quality time with family and friends is crucial to maintaining mental health and should be made a priority. A 2017 study from the University of Montreal investigated the long-term impact of spending time with family on children and found that children who routinely eat their meals together with their family are more likely to experience long-term physical and mental health benefits. With this in mind, we are here to offer some tips on how to make Pancake Tuesday 2023 a success with your loved ones.
Baking is a great way to spend time with loved ones and pancakes are one of the easier dishes to bake together! When preparing the batter, take the opportunity to catch up on what has been going on in life with those around you, ask questions, and take interest in them. It is recommended by most recipes to let the batter sit for 30 minutes prior to cooking, use this time to chat and connect.
Flipping the pancakes can be a fun activity for everyone to try, make sure not to take it too seriously, and most importantly if at first, you don’t succeed, try, try again! Finally moving on to decorating, arguably the most enjoyable part of the pancake process! Whether you are a fan of chocolate or berries or the classic sugar and lemon be sure to try a few combinations, see what your loved ones are making, and get inspired as there is no wrong way to eat pancakes!
We hope that everyone can take today as an opportunity to bond and connect with loved ones. Kind words, active listening, and showing care over a batch of pancakes are a recipe for success! Whether you are celebrating pancake Tuesday for the religious aspects, or just taking part in the day for the sake of enjoying time with loved ones and of course pancakes we here at OK Positive wish you a very happy Pancake Tuesday!