Ever find yourself staring into your fridge, wondering how on earth you're going to put together a healthy meal without fresh ingredients?
I know we've all been there, especially when a trip to the grocery store is overdue. The thought of healthy cooking without fresh fruits and vegetables may seem daunting, but it is possible! Instead of turning to take-out, stock up on nonperishable pantry staples like canned goods and spices so you'll always be ready to cook something quick, simple and healthy. I always have a supply of certain staples on hand just in case.
The 1 Healthy Ingredient Dietitians Have in Their Pantries
Stocking your pantry with nonperishables makes healthy eating easy. So if you're thinking about cutting out processed foods, I encourage you to stop, because many minimally processed foods are nutritious and make our lives easier! Just make sure you know which food additives to avoid.
Amy's Recipe of the Week: Sweet Potato Cauliflower Pizza
There's no tomato sauce in my new flatbread pizza, which is made instead with antioxidant-rich pureed sweet potatoes and topped with colorful purple cauliflower. Whip up this simple recipe for a healthy lunch in minutes! (And try more of my healthy recipes!)
Eat Your Healthy Fats!
A new study shows eating more healthy fats could be good for your health. Need some ideas? Check out my latest WeightWatchers.com article for three simple healthy fat swaps! (And get some healthy fats via almonds in my Almond Pistachio Cocoa Bites.)
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What are your thoughts on this topic? What healthy ingredients do you always keep stocked in your pantry?
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