After a hard day at the office the thought of cooking often feels far from appealing. The decison of what to eat is often solved by the mountain of takeaway menus stored in the magazine rack luring you at vulnerable moments. So how can you avoid these pangs and ensure that you have healthy evening meals?
Firstly you can plan your meals at the weekend before you go shopping. Have a think what you have on the following week if there are any days that may be particluarly busy or stressful and try and cater for this with something easy to prepare.
Add variety to your meals and use this as an opportunity to try new things and stay healthy. Look through recipes low-fat/low calorie recipes for ideas and rediscover using spices and seasoning.
Just as you can vary your ingredients try a number of new cooking techniques. Why fry when you can grill, steam, bake, stir-fry or poach? Always drain off excess fat and use spray oils or olive oil to cook with.
The final ingredients to the recipe for Healthy Evening Meals is to freeze your food. Make a dish suitable for several meals and split these up and freeze them. You can then prepare the healthy meal when you have time and have a set of interesting, convenient and most important healthy evening meals.