June 22, 2009
Here are tips and advice on healthy everyday staples to keep in your kitchen.
When unexpected company is coming, you've had a hectic day, or when you just want to eat at home, a sensibly stocked kitchen makes meal preparation easier. You can prepare nourishing meals at home using quality staples and adding fresh ingredients - much better than prepared food that's often loaded with calories, fats, sodium, and added sweeteners.
As a chef, registered dietician, and a mother of three, I'm offering a few insider tips for keeping a sensibly stocked kitchen:
This is a list of key ingredients found in a healthy pantry. These ingredients, plus perishable items such as fish, chicken, eggs, pork, beef, are all that you need to keep on hand for cooking more healthy meals on a daily basis. This list can also be used as a starting point for a healthy grocery shopping list.
A chef, registered dietitian, and mother of three, Maggie Green whips up some dough and brings home the bacon by testing and developing recipes; editing cookbooks; shaping cookbook proposals; cooking her way to good health, all while promoting the value of simple, delicious home-cooked meals. Her unique skills in all things nutritious, delicious, and practical offer a healthy dose of versatility to any food-related project.
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