How-To Tips

Couples cooking tips on meal prepping, etiquette, entertaining, and optimal nutrition to stay healthy and fabulous

Extend the Life of Your Fruits & Veggies

How to Extend the Life of Fruits and Vegetables

In order to extend the life of fruits and vegetables and save food dollars, proper storage is key. Some produce is best stored in the refrigerator, some is best stored on the kitchen counter for extended shelf life. While writing this article, I picked up a few tips on storing produce. For example, I wasn’t aware…

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How to Keep Your Man Healthy

As part of National Men’s Health Week, the California Department of Public Health has highlighted the top health tips to keep men healthy. “Men have an average life expectancy of almost six years less than women,” said CDPH Director Dr. Mark Horton. “By emphasizing the importance of education, physical fitness and disease prevention, we can…

How to Practice Mindful Eating

How to Practice Mindful Eating

Rather than focus on what to eat and what not to eat, I thought I would briefly discuss the notion of how to eat. In the post below, I’ll discuss six tips on how to practice mindful eating. Have you ever eaten a plate of food and felt like you never really tasted a bite?…

How to Get Kids to Eat Vegetables

How to Get Kids to Eat Vegetables

We already know that fruits and veggies help kids stay healthy. Unfortunately, less than 10% of kids are eating the recommended amount of fruits and veggies. Today, I’d like to discuss how to get kids to eat vegetables.

Top 10 Fun Ways to Shop & Cook with Kids

How to Shop and Cook with Kids

We all know grocery shopping and cooking with kids around can be a little challenging at times. Here are ideas on how to shop and cook with kids in a fun, inclusive way.

How to Spring Clean the Kitchen

How to Spring Clean the Kitchen: A Checklist

An organized kitchen is a happy kitchen. Perhaps your kitchen is already pretty tidy, but if it’s not and you’re looking for some gentle guidance, I’ve got you covered. In this post, I’d like to discuss how to spring clean the kitchen. Work on checking off items in the checklist below, a little bit at a time,…

How to Reduce Your Foodie Carbon Footprint

How to Reduce Your Foodie Carbon Footprint

One of the best ways to eat sustainably and healthfully is by eating foods grown locally. This food is fresh and because it is harvested and consumed at its peak, it retains a high level of nutrients and has great flavor. This also happens to be one of the best ways to practice sustainability in…