Do you tend to rely on prepared foods, take out or restaurants because it feels like too much “work” to cook at home? You’re not alone. There are, however, many benefits to preparing homemade meals, whether you’re cooking for one or four. Watch the recording of this free, half-hour, lunchtime webinar to learn how to prepare meals for just one or two people.
We will discuss:
- Strategies for scaling recipes and resources that make it easy.
- The importance of cooking and why it is worth it for all of us to cook, whether we are doing so for one or twenty.
- Tips, ideas and planning strategies to plan/shop/cook for one or two people.
- Easy recipes and ideas for streamlining meals.
- Guiding Stars Rated Recipes
- 30 days of meals for Under $200
- Converting Recipes: Calculating the Conversion Factor to Scale Recipes
- Cooking Conversion Tool
- Planning Healthy Meals for 1 or 2: A Checklist
- Choosing the Right Freezer Containers
- Freezing and Food Safety
- Healthy Cooking Tips and Recipes for Two
- 97 Elegant, Delicious recipes for 1 or 2
- 16 Slow Cooker Recipes for 1 or 2
Allison uses her background as a food and nutrition expert to help others adopt healthier living. Frequently asked to contribute to nutrition, wellness and family life blogs and publications. She also frequently speaks to community groups and leads seminars on nutrition, balanced diet and disease prevention. As Guiding Stars’ Consulting Dietitian, Allison supports Guiding Stars partners in using the Guiding Stars nutritional algorithm to educate the communities they serve.
Her thoughts on nutrition can be also found in her Guiding Stars health and wellness blog. Allison also serves as a Retail Dietitian for Hannaford Supermarket, a Guiding Stars retail partner. Her professional journey also includes maintaining a private practice, which emphasizes a non-diet approach and increasing mindful eating as the key to making better food choices and healthy living. She lives in Connecticut with her husband, two young children and her dog Josie.
Kitty is a member of the Guiding Stars Scientific Advisory Panel, a panel of experts in the fields of nutrition and public health, formed to develop a set of criteria which resulted in the design of a now patented algorithm used to analyze food products. Kitty is also a food and nutrition communications expert and the owner of NutriComm Inc., a marketing and communications company that services food manufacturers, trade groups and public relations firms nationwide.
Previously on the editorial staff at Good Housekeeping magazine, she has written many magazine articles and contributes regularly to a variety of publications and websites, including the Guiding Stars blog. Kitty is also the co-author of several cookbooks. A member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and several of the association’s practice groups, she served two terms of service as the president of the Maine Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Kitty is also an adjunct instructor in the nutrition department at Southern Maine Community College. A mother to two young adults, she resides in Lisbon, Maine with her husband.