Does the idea of spending time in the kitchen cooking a meal make you cringe?
Do you know your "supposed" to eat but have trouble implementing it?
Are you overwhelmed with grocery shopping, meal prepping and figuring out whether a food is healthy or not?
Do you just feel like you do not know where to start in the kitchen?
Then this book is for you!
This is NOT another recipe book. This is a how-to book. How to cook without recipes, how to put together a healthy meal, how to grocery shop effectively, how to store your food properly, how to save money doing so and how to be confident in the kitchen.
Don't let the question "What's for Dinner" stress you out any longer.
Are you a health educator?
Then check out the Kitchen Confidence Curriculum!
Learn more about the book below
Chapter 1: Introduction
About This Book What It Will Teach You
How to Use This Book
Chapter 2: Importance of Nutrition in the Kitchen
Nutrition 101: Why You Should Care about What You Eat
Cooking at Home: Your Wallet and Your Health
Chapter 3: Food Safety 101
Importance of Food Safety
Food Safety 101
Clean, Separate, Cook, and Chill
Reheating Leftovers Safely
Chapter 4: The Kitchen Clean-out
Why Do a Kitchen Clean-out?
Clean-out and Inventory
What Do the Expiration Dates Mean?
Placement of Food in the Refrigerator
Chapter 5: Navigating the Grocery Store
Creating a Personalized Grocery List
Alternative Grocery Shopping
Marketing Gimmicks and Food Label Confusion
Multigrains Versus Whole Grains
Good Source of
Made with Real Fruit
Now with No High Fructose Corn Syrup
The Grocery Store Maze
Coupons: Do They Really Help You?
Chapter 6: Economic Impact of Food Waste
Chapter 7: Storage, Cooking Tips, and Recipes
Meal Prep and Snacks
Leftover Ingredient Recipes
Getting Started with Frozen Produce
Additional Sweet and Savory Recipes
Broccoli and Cauliflower
Summer Squash (includes zucchini and yellow squash)
Apples and Pears
Chapter 8: For Further Reading
Environmental Impact of Food Waste
Introduction to Composting