Food

As a mother of 2 girls and 3 pets – I know just how crucial time in the kitchen is. I like to serve homemade, healthy and authentic food on my table everyday. How do I make this happen with all my other responsibilities? 

Meal Planning!  Proper meal planning is one of the best ways to eat better, save money and be organized in your routine.  In this article, I’ll break down the 3 Meal Planning Tips That Made My Life Easier:

 

Label And Organize

This might seem like an obvious thing to say, but labelling and organizing is often overlooked. An organized kitchen is the bedrock to good cooking. Attach labels to containers, store the crockery strategically, and make sure everything is placed in an organized way. The result? You’ll be able to get your meals done in half the time!

Have A Few Emergency Meals Up Your Sleeve

We’ve all been there. You’re out of stock and it’s too late to go to the grocery store. Or the guests have arrived unexpectedly. Or someone at home is sick, and you have little time to cook. This is where your emergency meals play their part! Have a few quick, easy recipes and their ingredients stored in the kitchen. When the moment arrives, they’ll be a life saver!

Try One New Recipe Every Week!

If you’re someone who likes to keep expanding their palette and trying out new recipes – make sure to follow this step. Try out a new recipe one day each week. Brace yourself for unexpected results, and enjoy the experience! This will save you from monotony in the kitchen, and also equip you with a lot more recipes for your family!

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