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Eating Well Does Not Have To Be A Lot Of Work!

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Some people view food preparation as creative expression. Others use it as therapy. I find it to be a necessary evil and tedious drudgery.

Nevertheless it is still possible to have decent meals without much work. For example:

  • A recent dinner was stir-fry. The veggies were bought in a package - already chopped up by someone else. The meat was bought in a package - already chopped up by someone else. All I had to do was stir fry the veggies, stir fry the meat, re-add the veggies and serve over Minute Rice.

    A recent lunch was salad out of the bag, shredded cheese out of the bag, grape tomatoes (small and don't need to be cut into pieces before eating) and deli-sliced turkey (which I did have to cut into bite-sized pieces but only took seconds.)

    Reheated leftovers work well, too.

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I couldn't agree more. Even before I went gluten-free, I felt that way. But now, it's just made me eat even healthier than I did before. Stir fries are so quick and so delicious. Great post!

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I so agree. One of my favorites is a couple cans of diced tomatoes, or a gluten-free stock and whatever frozen veggies I have, add one or two different kinds of beans and you have a meal in a bowl. With different spices the variations and flavors are endless. And time for prep is about 5 minutes, on a slow day. :D

I have also found tin foil to be a real good freind, lots of stuff like fish, boneless chicken breast or leftover meat can be stuck on a piece and ringed with frozen veggies then wrapped up. Not even any dishes to do. So much better tasting and much quicker than a trip to a fast food place.

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