Tips for organizing your fridge

First of all, let’s get one thing straight: I have never been accused of being a neat freak! I was never one of those people who wanted everything in the just the right place. Until I got serious about cooking from home using real ingredients. Then, I wanted to find every way I could to … Read more

How I stock my kitchen

30 ingredients for quick, easy meals You know those articles in women’s magazines and blogs, where they show you eight articles of clothing that can be combined into 40 different outfits? This is the same principle! I’d guess that at least 90% of what I make for everyday meals can be accomplished with only these … Read more

15 proteins to keep on hand

Getting lunch or dinner on the table easily is a key strategy when you want to cut your dependence on processed food and/or eating out. Having the right proteins on hand and having them ready without having to thaw something for two hours can make or break the deal. Here’s how I stash proteins for … Read more

10 ingredient prep tips

tray of prepared ingredients

Doing ingredient prep before the first day of your new diet is probably the best thing you can do to start off strong. I like it better than prepping full meals, because it opens up more flexibility on a day-to-day basis. And it’s not as time-consuming on the front end, while still saving you time when you fix … Read more