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Sometimes the main roadblock to eating healthier is realizing you have to cook at home.
It’s not always easy to plan ahead. Prepping takes some time. And while it’s worth it, it’s not always feasible on top of work, kids, errands and everything else that seems to pile up over the course of a week.
So what is a busy, health-conscious person to do? Stock their kitchen with healthy go-to items that can be whipped up into something tasty on the fly.
These essentials of healthy eating are easy to combine and require minimal prep:
This blog was reviewed by Toni Havala MS, RD, Endeavor Health Weight Loss Clinic dietitian.
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