Cooking with Simple Ingredients
Cooking with simple ingredients brings you back to the basic food ingredients, the way food used to be cooked by grandma. By using simple ingredients in your meal recipes you can either limit or eliminate the negative effect of processed and chemical laden foods on you and your family.
Healthy cooking with simple ingredients does require a little upfront planning in the beginning to get your kitchen organized. We lead busy lives today so the last thing we want to do is add more time to our busy schedules that's why we plan on making your kitchen more efficient and reduce your shopping time. You can walk into our kitchen at anytime and cook a delicious meal very quickly due to the way our kitchen is organized.
One of the first things you'll want to do is look through your kitchen and read all the labels on your food, once you access the foods that are healthy for you may want to make a list of what you'll need to finish the job of reworking your kitchen. With simple basic ingredients on hand you'll be able to quickly make a variety of different meals that are both fast and healthy.
There are several basic foods that you can keep in your pantry
- Whole Grains - brown rice, oats, whole grain flours, whole wheat pastas, granolas & trail mixes
- Dried Beans - navy beans, black beans, kidney beans, lentils and chick peas
- Sweeteners - honey and tupelo sugar
- Oils - extra virgin olive oil and other cold press unrefined oils
- Good Fats - nuts & seeds
- Dried Spices - depends on your taste, there are so many choices
There are several basic foods that you can keep in your freezer
- Fruits and berries
- Meats and stocks
Speedy Variations - for people on the run who need a meal in 30 minutes or less
canned foods such as beans and chicken stock are a good staple.
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