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What's ONE of your favorite health or shortcut tricks in the kitchen?

I bake mini meatballs in a mini muffin tin! Then I can use what I want or throw a bunch in the freezer for later. It's healthy because they aren't fried, and it's a shortcut because I don't have to stand over a frying pan for however long.

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misses_nick

Asked by misses_nick at 3:53 PM on Feb. 22, 2011 in Food & Drink

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  • I always cut the sugar in half. It can usually be done without anyone noticing. And, I try to use wheat flour instead of all-purpose bleached.
    ImaginationMama

    Answer by ImaginationMama at 6:41 PM on Feb. 22, 2011

  • I cook and freeze foods on the weekends: dried beans, brown rice, soups, stews, etc.
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 7:42 PM on Feb. 22, 2011

  • I buy fresh veggies that are already cut up. They're more expensive, but it's worth not having to spend time cutting them - I can just rinse & steam.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:01 PM on Feb. 22, 2011

  • I use applesauce instead of oil
    toybar02

    Answer by toybar02 at 3:21 AM on Feb. 23, 2011

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