I hear a lot of you claim that you are not good cooks. I do not believe that is true! You just might need a little help! :) There are several things you can do to become a better cook, even if you are super busy and have no experience in the kitchen! Stop wasting money and calories by going out to eat every night, eating at home is normally the healthiest/cheapest option…you just might need to learn a few new tricks to pull it off!
For the super busy person who doesn’t have time to meal plan or buy groceries, there are always meal kit delivery services (like Blue Apron, Purple Carrot, Chef’d, Hello Fresh, Sun Basket, Plated, Terra’s Kitchen, Green Chef, Home Chef and more). These provide the ingredients delivered to your door and step-by-step directions on how to cook your meal. The only downsides are that they are normally more expensive than buying and cooking your own ingredients at home, plus some meals can actually be pretty high in calories. BUT, they are very helpful especially for a beginner cook.
For the average Joe who just wants to be able to prepare a simple, healthy, delicious meal at home (pain-free), you can follow the steps below. But first, to prepare your meals, obviously you will need the ingredients. You can either: shop at your favorite store and buy your own ingredients or if you want to save some time but spend a little extra money, you can opt for ordering your groceries online and either picking them up from the store or having them delivered to your house.
Need more help than this? Contact me! I offer menu planning, recipe creating, grocery list making and grocery ordering services….customized just for you!
*For the person who just doesn’t have the time to cook but wants healthy food, there are options that provide freshly prepared meal delivery services (like the Good Kitchen, Freshly, Prepped, Munchery, Fresh n' Lean, etc.), local pre-made meal pick-ups/deliveries or you can hire a personal chef ;)
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I am a food loving, activity seeking health coach who resides in Franklin, TN with my husband and two sweet dogs (Lola & Penny).
I believe everyone should eat balanced and not cut food groups if you don't medically need to. All foods can fit in a healthy diet. Unfortunately, I have to avoid gluten and also limit myself with dairy, so my goal is to provide healthy, gluten-free/dairy-free recipes so EVERYONE can enjoy all foods, even if you do have to cut out certain food groups. My recipes are encouraged for everyone to eat, not just for those with sensitivities/allergies! Most of my recipes can be easily converted by using real dairy and whole-wheat in place of my allergy-free substitutes.
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