For those who work full-time jobs or just have a busy schedule, meal prepping is a great way to save some time and money. We’ve all had those nights where we are too busy or tired to cook lunch for the next day and end up purchasing a quick meal. While it’s normal to buy lunch every once in a while, it can get very expensive to buy it three or more times a week! Check out these easy meal prep ideas that only require a few minutes of your time on Sunday and will provide lunch for the entire week.
- A Way Of Life 12
- Appetizers 2
- Celebrations 13
- DIY 4
- Dairy 1
- Dessert 7
- Exercise 1
- Fall into Fall 2
- Food Facts 1
- Food History 4
- Food Tips and Tricks 18
- Fun Facts 4
- Green Thumb 1
- Grilling 4
- Grocery Tips and Tricks 2
- Healthy Meals 23
- Healthy Snacks 16
- Holidays 6
- New Year 2
- Quick & Easy Meals 6
- Recipes 6
- Spring 1
- Summertime 14
- Vegetarian 2
For those who celebrate Easter, you know that food is a very important part of the holiday. An Easter dinner or lunch menu traditionally features a ham as the main dish, with various side dishes and desserts. If you need some inspiration for what to make for your Easter dinner side dishes, check out the recipes below!
Every person has different staple ingredients based on the type of cuisine they like to cook, but there are a few ingredients that everyone should have in their kitchen. Whether you like Italian, Mexican, Indian food, and more, here are a few ingredients that you should always have on hand!
As the days become longer and warmer, spring vegetables are starting to hit the grocery stores and local farmers markets. Keep an eye out for delicious ingredients for your kitchen, such as sweet peas, leeks, asparagus, and artichokes to give some lightness and freshness to your meals. Continue reading for three meatless recipes that focus on spring vegetables!Read More
What better way to celebrate the start of a new season than with some fresh, new recipes?! After a cold winter full of hearty meals, it’s time to add some light recipes into your diet full of colorful vegetables and herbs. Continue reading for two recipes that are perfect for the start of spring.
In the health and nutrition world, the term superfood is used to describe foods with significant health benefits. Many foods are described as superfoods, but have you wondered why exactly they have earned this title? Continue reading to learn about a few well-known superfoods and what makes them so great.
If you are vegetarian or plan on switching to a vegetarian diet soon, it’s essential to know about protein alternatives to add to your daily meals. Many popular meals revolve around meat as the main ingredient, but there are plenty of options to make a delicious meal without any meat products. Continue reading for four great vegetarian protein alternatives!
Chickpeas have recently gotten a lot of popularity in the health world, and for good reason! The chickpea, also called a garbanzo bean, is a legume of the plant family Fabaceae and is a superfood that is high in protein, fiber, calcium, iron, and more. Continue reading to learn more about chickpeas and how to include them in your daily recipes!
February 22nd is National Cook a Sweet Potato Day, so now is the perfect time to learn about a few of the amazing health benefits of sweet potatoes! The large, starchy, sweet-tasting vegetables are very nutritious, and while they are popular in the fall season, they are a great addition to any meal year-round. Continue reading to learn five important reasons why you should add more sweet potatoes to your diet.
This Saturday, February 16th, is National Almond Day- a day to celebrate the delicious and nutritious nut! Almonds were among the earliest cultivated foods, and are still a main source of nutrients today. Continue reading to learn about the many benefits of almonds, and a few recipes to celebrate the day.
Many couples like to go out for a romantic Valentine’s Day dinner, but restaurants can be very overpriced and crowded, and staying in is always a great option! To celebrate the holiday with your loved one, spend the night cooking together and enjoying your meal in the comfort of your home. Continue reading for a few great recipes of menu items you can cook with your partner!
The big game is this weekend, and everyone knows that the food is the most important part of any Super Bowl party! Super Bowl parties are known for all of your favorite foods, from wings and pizza to Buffalo chicken dip and potato skins. However, with just a few alternative ingredients, you can easily make much healthier versions of your favorite football snacks!
We know how important it is for our health to eat vegetables every day, but you may think it’s hard to make tasty meals while eating plenty of greens. However, with a few creative cooking tips, you’ll see how easy it is to meet the recommended serving of vegetables every day!
There is still snow on the ground in Maryland, and it looks like this weekend will bring even more snow! One of the best ways to spend a cold weekend indoors is cooking a comforting meal that you’ve always wanted to try. With the whole day open, it’s perfect for taking on a bigger cooking project that you haven’t had time to do during the week! Continue reading for a few cooking projects to try this weekend.
At the beginning of each year, many people decide to set resolutions to change their habits or lifestyle. Making resolutions for your health and wellness is a great idea, but it’s important to think about changes that you can actually keep all year long. Continue reading for a few realistic diet resolutions to take with you into 2019!
The holiday season is synonymous will food, but everyone celebrates in different ways! In the US, Christmas is always accompanied by a large dinner and sweet treats, but each state has its own special dish. Since Hearn Kirkwood makes deliveries on a daily basis to our customers in Maryland, Washington DC, Virginia, Delaware, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey, let’s take a look at the most popular Christmas dishes in these states!
Along with the holiday season comes all kinds of desserts, and it can be difficult to maintain a healthy diet. While there’s nothing wrong with eating delicious pastries at the holiday parties you attend, there are easy ways to make cookies a little bit healthier! If you’re baking cookies for an event or to give as gifts to friends and family, try one of these healthier recipes (that taste just as yummy!)
Many workers with 9-5 jobs know the “afternoon slump” very well, as they seem to get tired every day and lose focus around 2 pm. You may feel tired from lack of sleep or too much stress, but your diet also plays a huge role in your energy levels. Instead of pouring another cup of coffee or opening a caffeinated soda, bring these snacks will you for the ultimate energy boost!