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WLC Week 7 – Shop, Prep, and Eat!

WLC Week 7 – Shop, Prep, and Eat!

As someone who tries to buy locally and/or seasonally to the greatest extent possible, it’s hard not to notice the sparseness in the produce aisle as winter winds down and the new growing season has yet to spring into full swing. We’ve had our fill of hard squash and winter greens, but still have a … Continue reading

WLC Week 1 – Shop, Prep, and Eat!

WLC Week 1 – Shop, Prep, and Eat!

Here are some recipes that should feed 2 adults for 5 days, with room for some leftovers and flexibility (emergency protein is included in the grocery list to be able to throw together a quick salad if necessary!). Normally, I do my shopping on Saturday or Sunday and Sunday is my big cook up day … Continue reading

Pre-WLC Freezer Stocking

You’ve learned the rules, now to make it easier for you to follow them… At some point during the 8 weeks of the upcoming Whole Life Challenge, there will be a time when you know you will be/feel too busy to cook dinner one night (or two…or three…). This might even be how you feel … Continue reading

Kitchen Control Freak Part II: Pre-Preparation

Kitchen Control Freak Part II: Pre-Preparation

A filled out meal plan is great, but the real weekday time saver is not having to do full-scale prep for every meal (think of it is a a larger-scale version of mise en place). This requires: Small chunk of time (about 60-90 minutes) Lots of storage containers Sharp knife and solid cutting board Music/news radio/solitude/whatever makes … Continue reading