June 5, 2014
You lead a busy life, juggling work, personal obligations, and family time every day. With so many obligations taking up your precious time, it’s no wonder that finding an evening to cook a meal for your family can be difficult—let alone cooking a healthy meal. It can be tempting to grab takeout or defrost a pre-packaged meal, but there are easy ways to help your family eat healthier at home. Read on for handy healthy cooking tips for your family meals.
Aim for Versatility
It’s hard to find time to cook a healthy meal for your family, and it can be even harder to try new recipes when you’re already strapped for time. Instead of experimenting with new recipes or feeding your family the same meal over and over again, look for ways that you can be versatile in the kitchen. You can use a few staple foods such as chicken, vegetables, and brown rice to create a myriad of different meals, from stir-fry to Mexican to at-home sushi rolls. Ask your personal chef for recommendations on spices that will help you keep things interesting in the kitchen.
Know a Few Tricks
When you’re cooking for your family, you don’t have time to waste on onion tears or extra cleanup in the kitchen. Learn a few handy tricks that will help you make the most of your time, such as knowing the right way to chop an onion and how to clean up as you go. When you have an arsenal of kitchen tricks, you’ll be able to spend more time doing what’s important: hanging out with your family.
Hire a Personal Chef
The unfortunate reality for some people is that even being versatile in the kitchen still doesn’t afford them the time to create healthy family meals. That’s where a personal chef who will shop, meal plan, and prepare your family’s meals comes in handy. You can rest easy knowing your family will get the nutritious meals they need without you having to prepare dinner every night.
Whether you’re too busy to cook for your family or you just need a little help getting the ingredients ready, Chef Chic of Tucson is here to help you. Call us at (520) 867-9597 to inquire about hiring your own personal chef, or to ask about catering for your next dinner party.