Over and over again you hear dietitians, doctors, and other health professionals recommend home cooking. But what if you don’t have anything to cook with or only have a microwave? Or what if you don’t have much time to cook? Can you still eat healthy? Luckily the answer is yes, you absolutely can!
Living without a fridge may make it seem like you need to rely on food from restaurants and fast food, but luckily this isn’t true. You can eat healthy at home even without access to cold storage! In this article we will walk you through some of the main ingredients to rely on if you don’t have a fridge. We also give you some tips for storing food to make it last longer.
The USDA states that the average adult needs between 3-5 cups of vegetables every day in order to prevent or manage chronic disease! This recommendation includes a variety and combination of both “starchy” and “non-starchy” vegetables in order to meet ALL of your nutrient needs. In this article, we will address the pros and cons of starchy vegetables, starchy vegetable examples, and ideal preparation methods.