If it comes in a box, jar, or can, think long and hard about how many of its ingredients are worthy of your improving body. Look for fresh, organic alternatives.
Choose fresh, organic alternatives. Instead of boxed pasta, bake a nice spaghetti squash. pull the "spaghetti" out with a fork. Cover it with freshly peeled, de-seeded and minced tomatoes, fresh garlic,, and fresh basil! YUMMY! Instead of canned veggies, buy colorful fresh, organic veggies!
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Make a grocery list from your week's menu plan. Do not shop when you are hungry. PUT THE GROCERIES IN THE TRUNK of the car and don't nibble on the way home. Go in the door closest to the fresh produce. Avoid processed foods if you can. AND READ THE NUTRITION LABELS.
Yeah, it doesn't sound that appealing. But really, if you ever want to figure out something quick, cheap, and healthy to cook, look to the peasants of the world. Whether it's a hearty french vegetable stew, or a lentil curry from the far east, or even just some rice with stir-fried vegetables...
You avoid all the danger-traps that are processed foods and lost nutrients by making yourself eat the meanest, survivalist foods available.
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