It is not always to maintain a healthy diet when you are on the go. These diagrams will help make kitchen tasks much simpler. I'll never eat a salad any other way again!
If you have trouble remembering how long to let your tea brew, here is a quick visual that should help you out.
Handy Serving Guide
Your hand can provide a quick and easy portioning guide. Your fist is about the size of one serving of pasta or a double serving of ice cream. Your palm will help you pick out the proper 3 oz meat portion, while the tip of your finger will help you cut off the right amount of butter. As your thumb approximates a tablespoon, you can double this amount for the proper serving of peanut butter.
Salad On The Go
This handy jar salad will keep your salad perfect all morning. Make sure to put the dressing on the bottom and your dry ingredients, such as greens, on the top so that they don't get soggy. Use moist fruits and vegetables in the middle as a good buffer.
Let That Marinate For A While
If you want your meat to marinate before cooking for a richer taste, follow this chart for an easy way of knowing the optimal range for each!
If you are looking for the perfectly ripe avocado for your guacamole or salad, then try this handy trick.
Serving Up Fruit
If you were wondering what a "serving" of fruit looks like, then look no further! This handy chart will keep you from thinking that one grape you ate will satisfy your fruit intake for the afternoon.
This diagram will help you count out the perfect 200 calorie snack. Not all nuts are created equal, so make sure you know how many of each constitutes a "serving."
Quick and Nutritious
If you need a quick meal on the go for dinner, try one of these three-piece dinners that you can toss together in five minutes or less! Each provides a good source of nutrition and will get you out the door faster, and are what nutritionists recommend for themselves!
How do you like your cookies? This handy guide will help you get them just right for every unique taste.
Give Your Cook A Hand
It's difficult to get that steak cooked to the proper temperature and doneness, try out this handy trick.
Ever have trouble finding your favorite fruits at different times during the year? Or wonder why the price is so high at the moment? This handy graph will help you know when fruits are in and out of season. Can't go wrong with bananas!
If you like the fruit wheel, we'll keep things rolling with a chart for vegetables as well.
The winter is looking a little dry, herb-wise at least.
Protein For Vegetarians
If you are looking to beef up your meal without beef--or any meat for that matter--try some of these options that are sure to please anyone's palate.
Quick and Easy Hummus
If you want a healthy dip or topping, here are some quick and easy hummus recipes that are sure to please, and are easy to make...
More Quick and Easy Hummus Recipes
...simply rinse and drain beans and combine everything in a food processor and blend to preference...
Hummus Is Great!
...this treat will be healthy and fun to share with your friends!