Nothing beats the taste of freshly baked goodies such as cookies, brownies or bread. However, you may not always be able to enjoy them as fresh as they came out of the oven every time you want to. Bakeries would do everything to assure you that the baked goods you get from them are oven-fresh but it happens that they will still go stale and lose their delicious taste once they are exposed to air for some time. Fortunately, there are some... Read More
Although cooking in bulk may sound like a lot of work, in the end it really saves you time and money. There are a number of ways that you can accomplish bulk cooking based on your availability and how many people you are cooking for. Cooking in bulk is typically done every-other-week or once a month; however, there are a number of combinations in between that you can try.
Planning Your Menu for Bulk Cooking ... Read More
For large families or busy parents with no time to cook every night, bulk cooking can be a lifesaver. Not only is bulk cooking a huge timesaver, but it can also be economical and cut down on wasted leftovers. With smart planning and the right recipe ideas, you can have a whole month's worth of healthy meals ready to go!
There are a few different methods for bulk cooking: freeze and reheat whole meals,... Read More
As the weather gets warmer, it's tempting to cool down with some creamy, dreamy ice cream, but if you're priming your body for bikini season, those confections can cause a major setback. The most decadent flavors can set you back more than 300 calories and 20 grams of fat - and that's just for a half-cup serving size! Even so-called "light" selections can pack in more than 20 grams of sugar, not to mention cholesterol. So what's an... Read More
Most people don't use their freezer enough. However, the freezer can be a dieter's best friend. If you're cooking for one, buy produce and meats in bulk and individually package your purchases by serving size. When you plan your menu for the week, you can defrost the pre-packaged staples. If you choose to make stews or soups, you can freeze the remainder. Some of the best snacks for dieters can be found in the freezer case at the grocery... Read More