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Making healthy meals doesn't have to take a lot of time or require
complicated recipes. There are many ways you can save time in the kitchen and
still eat delicious, healthy food. It's just a matter of having the right foods
on hand and learning how to take shortcuts in the kitchen.
Keeping commonly used foods in your kitchen can help
you pull together a quick meal in no time. Having frozen and canned foods and
foods with a long shelf life is helpful for those nights when you haven't had
time to go to the grocery store. Some basic ingredients to have are:
can find many foods already cut, washed, and ready to eat, such as:
You can make "almost
homemade" meals by starting with one or two prepared ingredients and then
adding your own fresh ingredients. Try the following ideas:
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerAdam Husney, MD - Family MedicineMartin J. Gabica, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerRhonda O'Brien, MS, RD, CDE - Certified Diabetes Educator
Current as ofNovember 20, 2015
Current as of:
November 20, 2015
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine & Rhonda O'Brien, MS, RD, CDE - Certified Diabetes Educator
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