Mostly busy schedules end up by us eating all these junk, which can be quite unhealthy. Planning out your diet can bring immense change in your lifestyle as well as your food intake routine. Between the running around to make a life, it seems impossible to look upon something as small as food matters. Hence I am here to give a few tips which will not only reduce your time preparing the food but also helping you eat healthy.
Grocery shopping us considered to be the most hectic process in your entire schedule. Well the time taken can be reduced by first organizing from what you require the most by making out a list.
1. Keeping a list:
This list can be put up anywhere you find easily accessible. It can be in your own room or in your living room. However most preferred place to be kept in is the kitchen. Kitchen consists of all the essential things you need in daily life. This list shouldn’t be written down when you run out of everything at once. This should be noted down when each of the things get over one by one. This will reduce your time to think and make the list at one shot. then when you have it ready, you are ready to shop.
2. Organize your list:
Organizing your list is a great deal . Organizing it in the right way will save you a lot of time than usual. Organizing it just like the way you are to walk around in the store will lead you to save a lot of time. This will also help you retrace your way back if you miss an item.
3. Shop during “off” hours:
These seem to be the most convenient hours to shop. Especially during Sundays and those much hours. You know what suits you the best and hence you can make your way work out.
4. Avoid shopping if you’re hungry:
Shopping while being hungry can get you into great danger. Especially it leads you to end up buying those things which are not on the list. Which will ultimately go on to a great loss of money as well as health.
You should take care about servings while buying various items. While those which are more organized(chopped veggies and fruits) and those which are individual servings(such as yoghurt, instant oatmeal, etc.) are more expensive than others which can be obtained in bulk. Those which are organized can help you determine the amount that is more suitable on an individual basis, hence, controlling your intake.
Now that all the ingredients are ready, all you have to do is hop on and make some quick finger licking dishes. These few minutes recipes will definitely enhance your taste buds.
- Stir fry chopped veggies with rice and beans.
- For breakfast top a cinnamon raisin bagel with light cream cheese and apple slices.
- Add canned or fresh fruits to muffins, quick breads, pancake batter or cold cereal.
- Puree fruit and top on any of the dishes you like.
- Marinate raw or uncooked veggies with non-fat Italian dressing for a quick cold salad.
Well as you see being healthy need not be time-consuming or expensive. It just requires some organizing plans and there you have it, your own diet plan without giving all those expensive fees to get one.