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Meal prepping for One or Two… or More

http://www.freestockphotos.biz/stockphoto/17246It can be hard cooking for one or two. Recipes are often made to feed four to six. Concerns of cooking too much, having way too much leftover, overeating (because too much was made) or it’s too much effort when it’s only for one are the concerns I often hear at the classes I teach. Well, I’m here to help!

Here are some tips to make cooking for one or two easier. And, the best thing is that these tips can still be applied to feeding families or big crowds!

How to Create Salads in a Jar

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I have to admit that I was dubious about making salads in a jar. How do you keep ingredients fresh and prevent soggy, limp salad greens? With some trial and error, I discovered the key to success is in the order of the ingredients you layer in the jar! Salads in a jar are great – saving money, time, and ensuring you have something healthy available when you don’t feel like cooking! With these simple how to’s, you can easily have salads in a jar on hand to enjoy.…

Tired of Cooking?

Are you in a rut? Don’t feel like cooking? Cooking at home is healthier and costs less than eating out. Here are 4 Reasons You Don’t Feel Like Cooking Tonight (and What to Do About It).

https://image.shutterstock.com/image-photo/woman-holding-plate-question-mark-260nw-117990226.jpgYou don’t know what to cook
Have three to five go-to recipes they can make almost on autopilot. These are the recipes that take very little time, energy, and brain space to make. They might not even be recipes, per se — think scrambled eggs on toast, veggies and hummus, a piece of grilled chicken and a lightly dressed salad. (For me, it’s tacos. I take tortillas, then fill them with whatever motley assortment of toppings I can cull from the fridge and pantry.)