When staying alone and cooking only for yourself can become daunting. moreover, cooking healthy food becomes a challenge. When cooking for your family or loved ones it is easier to cook and there is enthusiasm, but it is not the case when cooking for oneself the same task is dreaded. However, here are a few ways that can help you get sorted and cook healthy meals.
Keep the pantry full and stocked
If the pantry and stock is full of healthy items can increase the convenience to cook. In your freezer have frozen veggies and fruits, soaked lentils and beans and this entire can help in cooking easy. Have wide variety of spices, condiments, and sauces can help to fix a quick, and delicious meal.
Try one pot meals
There are some life savior dishes that require one pot to cook. The examples of such dishes are soups, stews, and casseroles, they are full of protein and veggies in the single dish. Therefore the workload is reduced and you enjoy a wholesome meal.
Give makeover to leftovers
At times we are incidentally left with certain leftovers use the meal and a little more and get another batch of wholesome meal. If you have boiled potatoes convert in to Quesada. There are limitless options wear your creative hat and enjoy the meal. At times you can cook a little extra and store it in the freezer for future use.
Have a planed schedule
Often we observe that it takes more time to think as what we need to cook thus if you have planned schedule as what has to be cooked when then it gets easier to cook. Make a planner and stick it your kitchen and enjoy cooking.
Have breakfast for dinner
Swap your dinners and breakfast. If you have omelet for breakfast then you again have it for dinner, or if you had curry for dinner then enjoy it again for breakfast. It will make things easier.
Adjust the recipes
There is no need to follow the recipes to the exact description or ingredients. As per the availability of things and your preference adjust the recipe. Like if a cookie recipe asks for both brown sugar and white sugar then replace it with one option if you don’t house both the options. The taste will get hampered but not much and you will get a recipe that you can cook and enjoy.
The more you will cook the more you will learn about the cooking. Importantly, prioritize yourself and your health, as it will work as the biggest motivation for you to cook wholesome meals for yourself.