If you regularly cook rice, quinoa, lentils, beans, soup, stews, chili, boiled. Last but not least, think about how you can shop smarter to minimize prep and cooking. Buy pre-washed vegetables and greens, when possible. Some vegetables are even pre-prepared, such as grated Brussels sprouts, pumpkin, and peeled garlic.
Buy ready-made products when they don't sacrifice flavor. Some of our favorites are vacuum-packed cooked beets and lentils sold in the produce section; frozen organic vegetables; canned beans; and store-bought sauces and sauces, such as pesto and hummus. Even easier, try our recipes without cooking. I know this isn't very eco-friendly of us, but washing dishes in the bathroom sink or leaning over a bathtub sucks.
Paper plates and plastic utensils saved us a lot of time (and back pain) and also saved us from breaking our good glass plates. Of course, we had larger glass bowls for warming bland dishes and serving vegetables and so on. To be honest, you eventually stop eating anything and you and your spouse practically eat straight out of serving bowls and paper towels. So maybe we were greener than we thought? Do your best to find disposable items that are biodegradable.
As the wise men say, it won't be easy, but it will be worth it. It's true that. With the right tools, organization, and determination, you can survive a kitchen renovation and not starve to death. Even a simple meal plan like “barbecue chicken, potatoes, and bagged salad will take the guesswork out of what to eat during your renewal.
It takes a little creativity, but it's possible to serve leftovers without feeling like you're eating the same thing all the time. Depending on your circumstances, you can still prepare easy and delicious meals while waiting for your dream kitchen to be finished. Hello, I'm Brittany, the creator of Eating Bird Food, a holistic nutritionist, health coach and personal trainer. If you work outside the home, it's tempting to take the easy road and eat out to eat every day.
Other tools that are good to have, but not essential, are a blender (ideal for smoothies and cold mashed soups, such as gazpacho) and an electric kettle (perfect for tea, pouring over coffee and boiling water quickly). It turns out that my boss is renovating his kitchen at the same time, and plans to move his family to his aunt's house temporarily. Let's say you're going to a fully gutted kitchen for a remodel and you need to prepare family meals for 6-8 weeks. Designate a place to store them or organize your reduced kitchen tool kit in plastic containers, so you can see what's in each box without going through it.
You might end up eating a lot of hot dogs, and grilling them helps you feel calmer than you really are. Choose some basics (such as vinegar, olive oil, hot sauce, and soy sauce) and get hold of them during your kitchen remodel. During the demonstration, it was not safe to continually enter the kitchen to put dirty dishes in the dishwasher due to dirt on the floor.