Jen Sutcliffe (ZenJen)
Jen. Writer. Fur mum.
Efficient Meal Planning Tips for Singles
As a single person navigating the culinary world, I've come to appreciate the art of efficient meal planning for solo dining. While cooking for one may seem less complicated than preparing meals for a family, I have to admit that it does come with its unique set of challenges and opportunities. I‘m certainly not the expert in single dining but in all the years that I have been whipping out dish after dish for my sole consumption, I have to say I’ve become quite creative at it. Having been very familiar with the struggles that come with trying to decide what to cook for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, let me share with you some tried and tested meal planning hacks that have saved me from having to open another cup of instant ramen from the cupboard. Don’t take my word for it, but I have a feeling you might actually find solo cooking and dining more delightful once you’ve finished reading this piece.
The Colorful Plate: A Guide to Eating a Variety of Vegetables
Let's talk about something very important: eating different kinds of vegetables. You see, vegetable colors are not just pretty, they’re also really good for our health. It’s also the reason why having a good mix of colorful veggies in our meals is crucial. If your diet has been a bit lacking in color, vegetables-wise, it’s about time you change that! Read on to find out why.