Cooking: Preparing Healthy Meals for the Family

simplyoj By simplyoj, 1st Aug 2013 | Follow this author | RSS Feed
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For a busy mom who is challenged with domestic responsibilities, cooking a quick and healthy meal is a must. Delivery, take-outs, and restaurant food are not that advisable especially if you have growing kids who requires full nutrition. These are more expensive than cooking your own meal at home.

Cooking: Preparing Healthy Meals for the Family

Moms are challenged to prepare healthy cooking for their family. Here are some useful cooking tips that would help mom complete the task easier and prepare a healthy meal:

1. Vegetable salad is easy to prepare with a pre-cut vegetables and some other vegetable greens. Mix and toss in a big bowl, serve with a salad dressing. Have some variations with salad dressing and experiment to suit your family taste. Alternative for vegetable salads are steaming your vegetables which is easy to prepare. Wash them thoroughly and steam for a couple of minutes.

2. Meat are high in protein but too much fats are not healthy. Turn your meat into a healthy one by trimming the skin to remove the fat, it will also absorb the flavors better when marinating. Instead of deep fat frying, grill or stir-fry meat.

3. Choose low-fat, sugar free, and rich in fiber food for a healthier eating habits. Food rich in fiber such as wheat bread and whole grain cereals reduces fatigue, a good breakfast with these type of food will sustain energy during the day.

Aside from cooking a healthy meal, do not miss a fresh fruit (glucose came from fruits) for a breakfast meal, it provides energy for the body during the day.

Water therapy is one of the healthiest thing to do during the day. One of the causes of fatigue is lack of water intake. If the body is filled with enough water, it can perform more physical and mental activities. In addition to this, it lowers the risk of kidney problems as well as help remove body toxins.

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