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Eating a balanced diet of fresh, whole foods is a very important part of being healthy, but there are other things that are also important. Explore the pages below to learn ways to put you and your family on a path to better health.
"I don't have time to make dinner from scratch."
A basic sauté is a quick and easy dinner.
"I never follow recipes - I prefer to just cook with what I have."
A basic soup or stew is nourishing, inexpensive, and flexible.
"Cooking takes too much time."
Preparing to cook is as important as cooking.
"I never have all the ingredients listed in a recipe."
Learning to adapt a recipe means you will cook more often.
"Recipes look too confusing to follow."
Following a recipe is a good way to learn to cook.
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