Even as someone whose job revolves around thinking about the ways in which we cook, I sometimes find myself succumbing to the temptation of thoughtless delivery far more often than I should.
To be clear, I don’t mind incorporating planned takeout or delivery into my weekly meal plan. In fact, I relish it, and it’s a great way to support local restaurants, especially if you don’t go through third-party apps.
But I really hate the feeling of reaching the end of a busy workday, scanning the refrigerator and feeling so unmotivated to cook that I end up just ordering a pizza. It’s not great for my nutrition goals — or my wallet.
That is why I’ve been focusing this year on implementing small steps that enable me to get dinner on the table quicker and with less stress. I also polled some of my Salon Food coworkers for their tips and advice. Here are some of our personal favorites:
about quick and easy meals