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Healthy Cooking Habits to Start the New Year Right

Happy 2024!

Happy 2024! The start of a new year is a great time to prioritize your health and well-being. One way to do this is by fostering healthy cooking habits by cooking healthy meals at home. Not only does this allow you to control the ingredients and portions, but it can also be a fun and satisfying activity.

To get started, try incorporating more whole foods like fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and lean proteins into your meals. Experiment with different spices and herbs to add flavor without relying on excess salt or sugar. And don't forget to stay hydrated by drinking plenty of water throughout the day.

Another tip is to plan ahead and prep ingredients in advance. This can save time and make healthy cooking feel more manageable. Consider investing in kitchen tools like a good set of knives or a food processor to make chopping and blending easier. A kitchen scale also comes in handy for weighing out your ingredients or for portion control.

Overall, remember to approach healthy cooking with a positive and flexible mindset. It's okay to indulge in treats every once in a while, and it's important to listen to your body's hunger and fullness cues.

If you are interested in cooking healthy using vegetables and whole grains be sure to check out our upcoming Plant-Based Cooking class and our Hearty Vegetarian Bowls class. Happy cooking!

In the meantime check out our top recipes for kicking off the new year with more veggies and grains!

Plant-Based Pan Roasted Cauliflower with Tahini Sauce Recipe

Plant-Based Pan Roasted Cauliflower with Tahini Sauce Recipe Try your hand at making this plant-based pan roasted cauliflower with tahini sauce recipe. You may want to double the tahini sauce to have it on hand all week as its great on sheet pan roasted vegetables as well!

Plant-Based Strawberry Cashew Cream Cheese Recipe

If you love cream cheese, you will love this plant-based cream cheese recipe perfect on top of your morning vegan bagel!

Balsamic Glazed Asparagus Recipe

Balsamic glaze brings out the flavor in fresh asparagus. Grill it on the barbecue or roast in the oven. Finish with slices of fresh lemon.

Air Fryer Zucchini Fries Recipe

Air Fryer Zucchini Fries Recipe

Super crispy zucchini fries made in your air fryer. Quick, easy and delicious! Even the kids will like this recipe!



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