As rumors of possible shelter-in-place orders started to heat up a few weeks ago, the rush to the supermarket began and with it, a whole lot of panic-buying. Even those who’d steered clear of pasta or rice for decades found themselves standing on long lines, shopping carts filled to bursting with extra-long-shelf-life processed foods, sweets and carbs, carbs, carbs.
In these stressful times, comfort eating is a soothing treat that many of us look forward to. But it’s also an extremely important time to take responsibility for our health, managing what is in our control.
For years, I’ve always urged those who care about their health to bypass the boxes, pass on prepared foods, retreat from restaurants and make their kitchens their go-to source for sustainable health. Though it may be challenging to find a silver lining right now amidst the COVID19 news, one encouraging aspect of this crisis is, suddenly, everyone is getting back to cooking at home again.
Everyone one is busy these days and trying to squeeze in some time for food prep can be hard. Planning out your week and having good food on hand makes it much easier to choose healthier meals on a regular basis - but I know you are thinking “That’s easier said than done.”
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