Do you have a kitchen or cooking secret that saves time, calories or clean up?
I find mash potatoes to be very boring and tasteless, so when I cook them now I'll add a head of cauliflour and boil them together then mash them. Put them in a casserole dish sprinkled with cheddar and broil till the top is browned, Great flavor and everyone loves them.
I have found that substituting salt with red pepper and herbal seasonings take away the need for that salty taste.
I use applesauce in exchange for shortening/oil in recipes to lower the fat content.
I keep my digital camera handy and take pictures of my meals before I eat to refer to them when I'm met with the proverbial question, What's for Dinner? Once full, I simply download them to my computer. Bon Appetite!
Eating clean has changed my life! I eat as close to the source as possible and very little processed food. Clean Eating Magazine and Tosca Reno's Eat Clean Cookbook are staples in my kitchen!
I make oatmeal and add some sauté onion, carrots, olives and is a nice healthy lunch. You can add what veggies you like .
I use my Dutch oven instead of a slow cooker, the food comes out with a rich flavor (like in a slow cooker) but takes less time. And I can get everything ready and have my husband throw it in the oven if I'm not at home. I prep and pre-cook whatever needs to be done and put the Dutch oven in the fr...
If you come across a handy kitchen aid you want to buy you can add it to the weekly shopping list.
Go to "My Nutrition" page,
"Add/Edit Extra Meal category",
In the pop-up "New Extra Meal Category" enter a word like "shops",
which sends you back to "My Nutrition...
When in hurry and don't have leftover chicken I get a whole cooked chicken from the deli. Any leftover from that I make chicken salad for lunches the next day.
When cooking and baking I reduce the amount of sugar in the recipe down at least a third. Some recipes can even be made with no sugar at all. I started doing this because I can not stand the taste of the artificial sweeteners.