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Quick Tips: Making Fast, Healthy Meals
Making healthy meals doesn't have to take a lot of time or require complicated recipes. There are many ways you can save time in the kitchen and still eat delicious, healthy food. It's just a matter of having the right foods on hand and learning how to take shortcuts in the kitchen.
Keep your kitchen stocked with quick and easy meal ingredients
Keeping commonly used foods in your kitchen can help you pull together a quick meal in no time. Having frozen and canned foods and foods with a long shelf life is helpful for those nights when you haven't had time to go to the grocery store. Some basic ingredients to have are:
Let the grocery store do the prep work for you
You can find many foods already cut, washed, and ready to eat, such as:
Try "almost homemade" cooking
You can make "almost homemade" meals by starting with one or two prepared ingredients and then adding your own fresh ingredients. Try the following ideas:
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