Want Tips To Making Cooking For Your Family Easier? Tune into #NJMOM LIVE On Facebook This Tuesday At 8PM


Cooking for your family can be a challenge anytime, but during COVID—well, that’s a whole different story. When your life is balancing WFH, virtual school, and being chief entertainment officer to your kids, making three meals a day can add to an already stressful sitch. To help make cooking less of a chore (and get your kids on board with pitching in), we’re sitting down with Renee Gonzalez, a certified chef and founder of Bambino Chef, where she introduces kids to the magic of the kitchen. Renee will be offering family-friendly recipes for easy meals and snacks, tips on how to keep meals healthy, and how to make family cooking fun. So head over to our Facebook page on Tuesday at 8 PM and click on the videos tab on the left-hand side to watch. Send a quick hello in the comments, tell us how you’re doing, or ask us a question— we’d love to hear from you. In the meantime, answer our quick one-question poll, and your thoughts might be featured on NJMOM and News12 this week.

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Renee Gonzalez, of Bambino Chef, is a certified chef and #NJMOM

About Renne

Renee Gonzalez is an NJMOM, Certified Chef, Youth Nutrition Specialist, and founder of Bambino Chef in Jersey City, a cooking studio for children. In her recipes and classes, Renee focuses on healthy dishes that will expand a child’s palate, spark curiosity in trying new foods, sharpen kitchen skills, build confidence, and develop social skills. As part of her mission to give back to the community, she has created a free program for local schools, “Healthy Bambino,” where she hosts workshops for children about the importance of healthy eating and cooking. Rene also has training for working with food allergies and occasionally hosts sessions for families providing tips and recipes for cooking with various substitutes. Currently, Renee has pivoted her in-person classes to virtual ones, and hosts after school enrichment, parties, and camps from her kitchen to yours.

How to watch

So, go ahead and pour yourself a glass of wine or a cup of tea, get comfy and meet us over on our Facebook page at 8PM this Tuesday, September 22, by clicking the videos tab on the left-hand side of our page. And be sure to answer our quick poll (it’s just one question— you might be featured on NJMOM and News12 this week). To learn more about Renee and Bambino Chef, check out her website, Facebook, and Instagram.


About Author

Athena is a former nursery school teacher turned marketing wizard at NJMOM, who lives for fashion and globetrotting. As an aunt to 9 little humans, she loves finding cool new activities to do together that will keep everyone smiling. On any given weekend day, you can find Athena eating all the Greek food at her fave local NJ restaurant, Local Greek, in Princeton. Which, not so ironically, is owned by her big fat Greek family.