If you already use agave nectar, maple syrup, or honey as a sweetener instead of refined white or brown sugar, it’s time to add date syrup to the list as well. Making it is easy and worth the minimal effort.
Whole wheat pizza dough is a great way to introduce kids to cooking, while creating a healthier version of a family staple. It’s a tactile and sensory experience that gets their bodies moving. Plus, it strengthens skills in math, science, and literacy.
Turning a pumpkin into pumpkin purée is really easy, it just takes a bit of time.
Got a recipe with undesirable packaged food? You can probably make it even better yourself. Grab the recipe and ingredients list and get to work!
Some people collect plastic containers. I collect empty jars. Why put them in the recycling bin when they’re sure to be useful?
It is unbelievably easy to make your own peanut butter at home – even the smooth stuff!
Making your own bread from scratch is fun and extremely satisfying. There’s nothing quite like the smell of freshly baked bread or the sense of achievement you get from creating your own food.
I could have written about how a roast chicken is an easy win, and an economical way to practice “real food cooking.” But I think it’s better to use it as an example for just how deeply nourishing real food can be.