Healthy Foods Creating Healthy Relationships #6: Meal Prep Managed through different cooking methods

This is the sixth article of the series, Healthy Foods Creating Healthy Relationships. See the fifth article now.


Now that you are ready to start your habit, you need get your “meal prep managed”. Does anyone else love Harry Potter? I read through the entire series in my teens. When Harry first came to public bookshelves, he and his crew were about my age. I grew up a Hermione wannabe. And for quite some time, thought boys just speak of rubbish. This is still true but I’ve just learned to accept or ignore some of it. 🙂

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We might think our partner or family is speaking “rubbish” when they critique how we make our food. It can be frustrating when you want to cook and the ways of working just aren’t working anymore, for either you or someone else. Here is where improvisation and creativity take charge!

Be a child in the kitchen

Think back to your childhood years or even teens/twenties. Most of the time, we imaged how we wanted something to look or turn out. Then, we tried something totally different. This is one way to overcome the mediocre meals. For example, I eat plain oatmeal with berries for my first meal. Instead of cooking the oatmeal and then adding berries each morning, I am going to modify this week and “bake” my oatmeal servings in the oven and store in the refrigerator. This gives a new consistency and actually saves some time.

Recruit your squad

We might not want their input at first, but often times, asking the family what might sound good can help get your creative juices flowing. Hold a family meeting, schedule a 10-minute Pinterest browse and see who can come up with the most unique ideas in that time. Make a game of it; have fun! Then, get them involved. Maybe your partner is better on the grill. Give him or her the seasoning and proteins or veggies and send them out the door. As stated in previous post, have the kids help with smaller tasks like sorting fruits, vegetables or scooping herbs and seasonings. The more they can help, the more collaboration and bonding you can have.

Put it to the test

Now that you’re ready with new ideas, test them out. Maybe they won’t work. Back to the list! Here are my cooking methods on my most-common meal prep foods and dishes.

Strong Sweet Caroline Cooking Methods 2017

What have you tried or prefer? What did I forget? Comment and share and let me know what success you’ve found! Let’s make our meal prep managed.

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3 thoughts on “Healthy Foods Creating Healthy Relationships #6: Meal Prep Managed through different cooking methods

  1. How do you make your cauliflower pizza crust? I’ve made it with a recipe my sister found but am curious about yours! I still hate cauliflower plain but was amazed that I loved it for the pizza crust.

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    1. Hi Amanda! It’s been a while since I have made one but perhaps that is a blog I can share in the coming future! 🙂 I added a little cheese in the past to help it hold together, in addition to one whole egg and some egg whites. Seasonings were assorted Italian seasonings.

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