How many times do you go to the grocery store in a week? 3? 5? More? Only to get home and look around your kitchen wondering what you’re going to make for dinner.
It’s a bad feeling. It’s the kind of feeling that makes you wonder why you even try to cook and instead pushes you to just put a frozen pizza in the oven or buy everyone a giant container of chicken nuggets on the way home.
But deep inside, you want to do better. You’d love to see your children eating balanced meals at night. And heck–you might actually like something healthy from time to time too. But you’re tired, burned out and may not be the most confident cook on the block.
Did you know that having the basics on hand can boost your ability to put a hot meal on the table at night with less frustration and struggle? It will be healthier and it will cost you a lot less than those nuggets you were going to buy and you can be proud of yourself for making it.
The Three Steps to Kitchen Success
In three easy steps you’ll have the essential pantry and fridge system in place that you can use to make dozens, hundreds–okay–a lot of amazing food with. What’s even better is that this method will save you time at the store every week because you’ll only need to grab the extras. If you keep your pantry stocked with the basics I recommend, you’ll only need to shop for these few items each week.
And the best part? I’m going to be making recipes that actually use the ingredients and tools I recommend here on the blog–so you can know that there’s always inspiration for your next meal and the ingredients you have on hand.
Can I get a witness?! It’s a miracle.
So where do I start?
Start by printing my (very short) list of pantry, fridge and tool basics. And don’t worry–all of these are easy to find, common items. Plus most of them can be customized to you preference. Want vegetarian stock? Awesome. Get that. Want vegan cheese? Go for it. I’ll do my best to make versatile recipes for you no matter your choice. Get your lists here then shop and discover just how fast you really can make amazing dishes for the people you love.