Do you have a kitchen or cooking secret that saves time, calories or clean up?
This may seem like a no brainer, but it saves me a ton of time. When I make my breakfast in the morning, I prepare two servings of oatmeal. I eat one and put the other in the fridge for the next morning. Saves me some time which I always seem to be short of as I am rushing to work in the morning
I have a horrible sweet tooth at night so what I have done to fulfill this & keep my calorie low is buy Quaker chocolate rice cakes, add 2 tbl of lite cool whip, nutmeg & cinnamon & drizzle a small bit of honey on top! this is a perfect snack for me that does not equal a lot of calories.
just a healthier take
I really don't eat that much meat anymore but this is a great tip for those who do.
When I used to cook a turkey I made a mistake one time and put the bird in upside down on the roasting rack. It was the moistest turkey I ever made. I must have done that like 20 years ago and have been
To make canned soup go further and to add more veggies I add a can of green beans. YUMMY!
When brown sugar hardens, don't trash it. Put a piece of bread in the bag and seal it up. In about a day your brown sugar will be ready to use.
When you buy food direct from your farmers, picked the day of or the day before sold to you, it tasted better than you can imagine. I sample farm fresh food with olive oil and salt and people are always so amazed. I tell em' its the veggies!
Yesterday I finished a jar of sugar free bread and butter pickles. I put some baby carrots into the leftover brine and refrigerated. They were a nice change as a side to my sandwich at lunch.
To 4 cups boiling water, add 1/2 cup barley and 1/2 cup steel cut oats. Boil, stirring, for 5 minutes, then simmer for 30 minutes. When water is absorbed, add 1/2 cup nonfat milk, finely chopped apple, 1 Tbsp honey, 1/2 tsp cinnamon and 1/2 cup raisins.