Fitness Minutes: (0) Posts: 10 11/20/12 8:32 A
I use a lot of already food like frozen vegetables etc. My husband dose't like most of what I cook so I have gone back to cooking for him and just eating the vegetables I fix with the meal.
current weight: 138.0
Fitness Minutes: (180,361) Posts: 1,931 11/20/12 8:21 A
Imagine a giraffe that hated walking over to a tree to eat some leaves. A wolf that couldn't be bothered hunting. If searching for and preparing food is good enough for every other living species on the planet, it's good enough for humankind too. Sorry if it's not the answer you were looking for.
current weight: 146.0
Fitness Minutes: (57,362) Posts: 5,381 11/19/12 9:43 P
I completely understand your aversion to prep work. My advice is to make use of as many things that are naturally in the tiny-to-bite-size range: whole grains, legumes, frozen vegetables and fruit, cherry tomatoes, grapes, dates, figs, berries. At the most, to enjoy them, all you have to do is wash and/or add water and heat. If you're willing to pay marginally more for having the work done for you, use baby carrots, pre-cut fruit and veggies, dried fruit, and garlic and herbs that come frozen in teeny little cube trays.
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Pounds lost: 25.0
Posts: 139 11/19/12 8:54 P
You know, I had the same problem for a long time. Every meal seemed like a huge production. Then people started talking about raw meals. It was a revelation. I use a rice cooker to make rice and quinoa. I make beans on the weekend. I eat the veggies raw, most of the time whole, sometimes chopped. I had a delicious kale, diced roma tomato, and quinoa pasta dinner last night. Very tasty.
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