Making Sense of Nutrition Content and Cost of Food

I often hear people complain that “healthy” food is too expensive. Often, packaged food that is marketed as “better for you” than cheaper alternatives scarily offers no real benefit. The cost of fruits and vegetables will add up if you’re trying to eat them in addition to your regular meals. Making them part of your…

How to Read a Recipe: 8 Tips

Maybe you’ve flipped through a magazine or cookbook and thought that the title of a recipe sounded appealing, and then you had a brief vision of yourself whipping up something yummy and healthy for yourself…until you let your eyes scan the recipe that suddenly looked way too complicated and time-consuming, and quickly ordered a pizza…

Meal Planning for Normal People

It took me until very recently to truly understand just how many people don’t know how to cook. When you know a subject well, it’s easy to forget that other people don’t. In fact, people have recently begun to pay me to cook dinner or lunch for them a few times a week. I had…