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Cook in Big Batches

Taking the time to cook a meal from scratch can seem unreasonable with our crazy, hectic lifestyles, but the end result is so delicious and satisfying. I mostly cook in double or triple batches so I can freeze portions for those crazy nights when there is no time to cook a meal. Tonight we are making homemade turkey chili with lots of beans and veggies and it’s super spicy hot. We will eat it for dinner tonight, lunch tomorrow and freeze leftovers for dinner another time. What great dish do you cook up in big batches and freeze for later?


Health Check: Your Kitchen

If you’ve been cleaning up your eating habits and taking better care of your health, don’t forget to have a healthy kitchen too. Non-stick pots and pans can release chemicals that can pose a health risk. Opt for glass, stainless, ceramic or cast iron. If you use non-stick, do not preheat an empty pan, use low-medium heat and choose a heavier pan. Cook slower and lower…