3 Tips On How To Prepare Healthy Meals In A Hurry

By Collins Nwokolo Friday, 10 June 2016
how to prepare healthy meals in a hurry

With so many different responsibilities and duties required of us, it can
be close to impossible to divide our time evenly and fairly across all of
our daily tasks. Oftentimes, we scratch out important practices in our
lives just to make room for work, relationships, recreation, and even rest.
One of the things that many people tend to give up in order to accommodate
other tasks is meal preparation. Fast food has changed the way people see
their meals. Gone are the days when food was prepared to give individuals
stronger immunity and defenses against the many perils and illnesses that
threaten our wellness on a daily basis. These days, food is merely a tool
used to help us ease restless tummies and cravings. Contrary to popular
belief, preparing healthy, delicious meals doesn’t have to take up too much
of your time. There are ways that you can come up with quick kitchen
creations that aren’t only pleasing to the palate, but are also jam packed
with vitamins and nutrients that are essential for optimal health. Follow
these simple tips and cook your way to exciting
and healthy dishes the next time you fly through your kitchen.


Tips on Preparing Healthy Meals Fast
 
1. Go Raw – As a general rule, the more you cook an ingredient, the less
healthy it becomes. When you expose meat products, fish, and even
vegetables and fruits to extensive cooking, you sap it of the vitamins and
nutrients that make it good for you. The solution is simple – do away with
the long and tedious meal preparation procedures that eat away time and
benefits and look for recipes that call for fewer steps. This doesn’t only
save you your precious time, it also gives you the chance to create healthy
meals.


2. Use Olive Oil – Of course, the easiest way to cook up a meal
would be to fry it. But because common knowledge dictates that using oil in
any form would take away from the natural benefits of healthy foods, and
because other meal preparation methods call for more time and effort, many
of those who want a hearty meal steer clear of cooking all together.
However, olive oil just might prove to be the right solution for those who
want to fry minus the worry. Olive oil is known as the healthiest
alternative to all other types of oil and even offers health benefits of
its own such as improved cardiovascular function and lowered blood
pressure. 

3. Stock Up on Fruits – Oftentimes, the reason why we become
overweight and unhealthy is because we choose to snack on foods that are no
good for us. Yes, we all want to munch on something when those afternoon
tummy rumbles start to settle in, but biting into a chocolate bar isn’t
exactly doing anything for your health. The solution is to stock up on
fruits, health bars, and even sliced vegetables. Not only are these food
options as easy to prepare and accessible as the different junk foods
available on the market, they’re also known for optimizing health and
wellness.



Author`s bio
Vera Miller is an avid food enthusiast who loves everything about cooking and especially using modern tech in cooking, that can make novice cook like an expert chef. She occasionally shares her opinion about the latest and craziest kitchen gadgets on the Kitchen Expert Blog.

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Hi, My name is Nwokolo Collins, I am a passionate health enthusiast, I write amazing health articles with sufficient humour.

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