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I cook most of my food. I prepare enough over the weekend to last the entire week, then pack my own lunch everyday. I even have a special lunch container and special dinner plate that is just the right size. I know that the amount of food in the container or the plate is just the right portion. By cooking my own food I know how much fat goes in, and I flavor it the way I like it. I also get to vary food types from week to week. Besides, it's way cheaper!286
I've recently started "big batch" cooking using modified recipes from a 30 day cooking book and recipes from my own healthy cookbooks. I spend one or two days cooking, freeze each meal with cooking instructions, and I'm set for two weeks at a time. It really helps eliminate those last-minute runs to the fast food place because dinner is already done!
Even though the book that inspired me is for once-a-month cooking, I only do once every two weeks. It fits my time schedule and budget better.
Cooking with Extra Virgin Organic Coconut Oil. Coconut Oil has no trans fatty acids. It helps with cholesterol control, help support the adult immune system and may help to contribute to a healthy gastrointestinal tract.
Used to fried foods and cook veggies.
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