As a pediatrician, my commitment goes beyond just treating illnesses; it extends to empowering families with the resources and guidance to keep you and your children healthy. This commitment inspired me to embark on a unique journey—to design the first rainbow stainless steel plates and dishes. I had three main reasons behind my decision to create these dishes, and I am going to outline how they serve as more than just plates, but as tools to encourage healthy eating, engage children during mealtime, and prioritize quality.
1. Rainbow Plates as Tools for Healthy Eating
Nutrition plays a crucial role in a child's development, and as a pediatrician, I wanted to create a product that goes beyond the conventional notion of a plate. Ahimsa dishes are intentionally designed to be real tools that encourage and simplify healthy eating education and practice. These plates serve as a roadmap, guiding both parents and children toward a balanced and nutritious meal, with each section of the rainbow plate designed to hold an appropriate amount of each of the food groups.
In the realm of pediatric healthcare, prevention is just as vital as treatment. By instilling healthy eating habits early on, using the rainbow plates as the basis of a healthy eating education, we lay the foundation for a lifetime of well-being. The design of Ahimsa dishes aids in age-appropriate portions, ensuring a balanced intake of essential nutrients. It educates children about the importance of including different food groups in their meals, fostering a holistic approach to nutrition.
Moreover, these recycled stainless steel dishes serve as a practical tool for parents, offering a visual guide to creating well-rounded meals. The compartments are strategically placed to accommodate the main course, vegetables, fruits, and other food groups. This intentional design empowers families to make informed choices about their dietary habits, promoting a healthier lifestyle.
2. Rainbow Plates for Engaging Children During Mealtime
One of the challenges parents often face is getting their children to eat nutritious meals willingly. Ahimsa dishes help this issue tremendously, aiding in engaging children during mealtime. Drawing from both scientific principles and personal experience as a mother of three, I understand the significance of making mealtime an enjoyable and interactive experience.
The shiny mirror finish and vibrant colors of Ahimsa rainbow plates and dishes are not just aesthetic choices, but are rooted in a science-based approach to children's development. The engaging design captures the attention of little ones, turning mealtime into a fun and enjoyable activity. Kids are naturally drawn to the vibrant colors and the mirror-like surface of the plates, making them eager to use Ahimsa dishes over any other conventional options.
Ahimsa dishes offer a modern, colorful twist on a traditional Indian classic. By combining the practicality of the design with visually appealing elements, Ahimsa dishes turn mealtime into a positive experience for both parents and children, promoting a balanced diet for kids without the sense of force that can turn kids away from the table. The engagement factor significantly contributes to a child's willingness to try new foods and develop a positive relationship with healthy eating.
3. Prioritizing Quality in Rainbow Plates
The third and equally important aspect of creating Ahimsa dishes was prioritizing quality. In my exploration of the manufacturing processes of typical stainless steel dishes, it became evident that not all processes adhere to the same stringent standards. This realization led me to prioritize quality in every aspect of Ahimsa dishes, from the materials used to the manufacturing process and even the packaging.
Ahimsa dishes are crafted from 100% high-quality recycled stainless steel. This choice aligns with my commitment to creating a clean and green product, free from harmful chemicals. Unlike conventional stainless steel dishes, Ahimsa recycled stainless steel dishes undergo a regulated manufacturing process, ensuring that they meet the highest standards of safety and quality.
The decision to use stainless steel eliminates the need for plastics at any point in the Ahimsa dishes' production. Plastic-free packaging complements the eco-friendly ethos of the product. By focusing on sustainability and quality, Ahimsa dishes not only contribute to a healthier lifestyle for families but also to a healthier planet.
Ahimsa’s rainbow plates are a great first step toward a healthy eating education, but as with our business, the plates are the first step. We also offer rainbow bowls, containers, and full rainbow dinnerware sets.
The journey to create Ahimsa dishes stemmed from my passion for pediatric healthcare and the belief that fostering healthy habits starts with the choices we make, even down to the plates we use. These dishes are not just pieces of stainless steel; they are tools that promote healthy eating, engage children during mealtime, and prioritize quality and sustainability.