5 Tips For Solo Dining
5. Breakfast For Dinner Never Tasted So Good
Don’t limit yourself to traditional dining rules, from eggs to oatmeal breakfast is the perfect meal at any time. Keep it balanced with fresh fruit, a sensible serving of grains and a tasty green smoothie. These staple ingredients can work their way into snacks and meals-on-the-go.
4. Use The Bulk Bins When You Shop!
Beans, coffee, spices and nuts are all favourite finds here! Shopping in bulk is a great way to eliminate waste, save money and try something new! Likewise, when you purchase something larger make sure to portion it as soon as you get home to keep from overindulging. Don’t be scared of combining different flavors based on what you already have in your fridge and pantry, baked beans and grilled artichokes could be a new trend!
3. Have a Go-To Salad Recipe
Light, fresh, and packed with protein and healthy fats, salads fill you up fast. A daily dose of leafy greens with keep ‘everything moving’ and are full of necessary nutrients, loads of antioxidants and fiber-rich vegetables. Lean protein, such as chicken, tofu and prawns, can transform this former side-dish into a satisfying main course.
2. Avoid Recipes That Have Rare Ingredients
We’ve all done this, in fact most of us still have a bottle of a weird spice we only needed a pinch of still sitting in our cupboards. Do yourself a favor and buy foods that you will use in your main meals and are easily transferable to snacks later on. An easy trick to keep you from spending $22 on a buddha hand lemon is to do an internet search on substitutions when you come across one of these mystery foods. Get familiar with spices and low-sodium condiments! They are an easy way to make a smaller dish more interesting and flavorful.
1. Always Have a LYFE Kitchen Frozen Entrée On-Hand
These flash-frozen gems are Chef-Inspired and always under 500 calories and 500 mg of sodium. Not only are they microwave and oven friendly, they also pack a mean punch when it comes to flavour due to the steamazing technology used to keep all of those nutrients packed in there. There are available for purchase online and in grocery stores nationwide.