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Nadiya's Time to Eat

By Lynnette Nicholas, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Feel-good cooking series has cool hacks, great role model.

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age 5+

Based on 1 parent review

age 5+

I admire her

The recipes are fabulous . She is a brave woman.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
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Adorned in the most inviting shades of pastel, pretty patterned head wraps and a megawatt smile, Hussain has a warmth and essence that is relatable and universal. As a real-life mom of three, she brings a heightened sense of compassion, empathy, and genuine understanding to her interactions with others, and we're inclined to trust her advice for saving time, adding flavor to meals, and creating ease while in the kitchen. The meals actually look delicious, and it appears that the time-saving hacks actually work.

Nadiya's Time to Eat is great for the entire family. Foodies, cooking enthusiasts, and even those who struggle in the kitchen will feel inspired after watching this series. As a wife, mom, and successful working professional, Hussain appears to be a great role model for women and girls. Her very likeness on screen provides positive representation for women of color, and an inspirational counter-stereotype for negative depictions of Muslim women. In the modern times that we live in, saving parents time so that they can spend more time with their families and invest in a more aligned work-life balance seems like a great combo. And to top it off, there's an educational element to her adventures, which lend themselves to heightening the cooking experience.

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