Healthy cooking doesn’t have to be hard and some of the best cooking comes from the best healthy cooking tips. These are the seven best tips you can find around for cooking healthy meals, losing weight and most importantly, enjoying it!
1. Cooking Begins with Shopping
With every great adventure, the first step is always to actually take that first step. That is, part of learning to cook healthy is shopping smart. For that, it is important to know that there are a few key rules to follow: (1) low fat versions of milk, cheese, yogurt and salad dressing, (2) leaner meat cuts – if you’re not sure, check for a tick from the Heart Foundation and (3) skinless versions of chicken breasts. While shopping, it is also a good idea to look at the ingredients and health information provided on the product to figure out how much sodium, fats (both trans- and saturated) and even sugar are in the products. Finally, a good of thumb is to walk around the walls of the grocery store as most healthy products are found there while the bad food is situated in the middle part of the store.
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I used to spend hours in the kitchen watching and helping my mother cook for the family. As I got older my love and passion for cooking never seemed to waiver and the influence from her has helped me tremendously over the years.
I don’t regard myself has an expert and have always been willing to learn and pick up advice, tips and techniques from people who have more knowledge than me about different aspects of cooking.
However much of the early advice, tips and techniques about cooking was passed on to me from my mother and this is where I learnt the basics about cooking, which is as relevant today as it was when I was younger. The list below includes much of that advice given to me which I would like to share with you.
1. Keep Things Simple
Keep things simple, don’t attempt complicated recipes without first trying very basic cooking recipes. In other words don’t run before you can walk!
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All food is separated into portion-size bags, especially commercially bagged veggies and frozen meats, and yes I buy in bulk when there are specials. Fresh chicken (pieces) is usually cooked in bulk and frozen. Some fresh meats are marinated and frozen and some are precooked. Ground meat is almost always precooked and frozen.
This routine makes it easy cooking dinner for myself without to much work! That is a good cooking tips when you cook just for yourself, especially with recipes calling for ground beef and cooked chicken! NOTHING is considered a “leftover”!
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