Getting Comfortable in the Kitchen
Have you ever read a basic instruction on a recipe and wondered how to do that? Then take heart! Watch our how-to videos and in a few seconds you will have the answers to how to mince garlic, strip kale, seed a tomato and a myriad of other puzzles that have kept you from being the kitchen whiz you were meant to be. Astound your family and friends with your know-how!
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has some great short videos ranging from 30 seconds to 2 minutes on some kitchen basics! Learn how to dice an onion, core and apple, drain tofu or even broil a fish fillet!
Other Good Websites for the kitchen beginner:
Plan a Meal:
- Meals have 3-4 food groups: 1. Milk/yogurt, 2. Protein such as meat, fish, eggs, cheese, legumes or vegetarian offering such as tofu, 3. Vegetables/fruit, 4. Grain
- Meals usually have 3-4 items on the table
- Be thoughtful about portions, use the my plate system to help plate your meal to get the most out of it nutritionally.
Credit: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, J. Harris RDN LD, CSB Health Services