Is Your Kitchen Ready to Cook?

Thumbnail image for Is Your Kitchen Ready to Cook? Coming into the holiday season we are all spending at least a little more time in the kitchen. I'm spending a lot more time in the kitchen this week and I'll bet you are too :-). I thought I'd take a few minutes today to check in with everyone with a reminder of the importance of keeping your kitchen ready to cook.
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A Guide to Picking Recipes for the Absolute Beginner

Thumbnail image for A Guide to Picking Recipes for the Absolute Beginner Is this the stuff of nightmares for you? You spot a mouth watering recipe on Pinterest. It's from scratch, a real, real-food recipe so you're pretty excited! Your gonna make this one yourself! You go to the store, get the stuff, come back and start working but that beautiful recipe turns out like this:
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Wait! Don’t Throw Out All the Processed Food at Once!

Thumbnail image for Wait!  Don’t Throw Out All the Processed Food at Once! It's easy to think that without the food you no longer wish to eat around to tempt everyone that they'll just have to eat all the healthy stuff you're planning to buy to replace it. It's easy to imagine that sure, there will be a little complaining but they will soon get adjusted. And you as the head cook and bottle washer, well you've got a list of recipes and plans of the things you'll make with all the good ingredients you're about to buy. It'll be so great they won't miss their favorites for long at all.
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If You Have a Chronic Illness – The Granny Plan

Thumbnail image for If You Have a Chronic Illness – The Granny Plan If you have a chronic illness you know exactly how the woman in the photo above feels. Some days you can’t get out of bed and there are many more days when, well you could but the prospect is daunting to say the least. And while following along this past spring with “The Granny Plan” you may have felt that “This is all very well and good for people in good health, but I can’t possibly keep up.” I hear ya … if you’re already ill you’re probably super motivated to change your diet and start reaping the benefits but are frustrated by the two steps forward, one step back dance of learning something new while sick.
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Questions and Answers: The Granny Plan

Thumbnail image for Questions and Answers: The Granny Plan All the steps are laid out now end to end so we can get a good look at them? In my very first post on The Granny Plan I suggested this little plan was something of an experiment. Something that we could work on together. I’ve had a quite a bit of feedback over the past 12 weeks indicating what was helpful, what was not, what absolutely didn’t work and what was an outstanding success. My plan today is to share that with you along with my future plans for The Granny Plan!
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Find Your Real Food Tribe – The Granny Plan

Thumbnail image for Find Your Real Food Tribe – The Granny Plan Today we are going over the final step in The Granny Plan! Yaaaayyy!!! It’s been a wild 12 weeks and we’ve come from the very most basic kitchen routines to handling complex kitchen projects. We’ve gone from 0 to 100 mph in just 3 short months! Give yourself a well deserved pat on the back for persisting and making it all the way thru the whole plan! Our final step is the little piece of the puzzle that helps give these habits stickiness. And know I don’t mean like honey sticky, I mean habits-that-stick kind of stickiness.…
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Expand Your Real Food Knowledge – The Granny Plan

Thumbnail image for Expand Your Real Food Knowledge – The Granny Plan This is the next to the last step of The Granny Plan! We have come so far over the past 3 months! Making plans and doing them, lots of meals made and kitchens cleaned. We have new plans for projects we want to tackle and have eliminated many toxic processed foods from our cupboards! So what’s left to do? It feels like all the wheels are in motion and the only thing to do is keep on keepin’ on. We’ll continue to work on getting more real food into our lives with our projects and 15 minute tasks. At this stage of the game it’s mostly about refinements.
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