Likely ALL top fitness experts will tell you that building muscle, shedding body fat, and seeing your abs doesn’t start with exercise, it starts in the kitchen. Therefore, a healthy life must start in the kitchen as well.
are many activities that take place in the kitchen from meal planning, preparing and cooking food, to eating and entertaining. The kitchen, as we know it, is often the hub of the household. Although there is no cooking involved with the raw food lifestyle, the kitchen still serves as a focal point for all activities similar to cooking.
There are 3 elements necessary in order to meet your raw food needs:
- Equipment: Let’s face it, not all of us like to spend hours preparing food in the kitchen and if there are easier or faster ways that can help speed up the process of meal planning, most of us listen eagerly to find out how.
Just turn on your television and listen to all of the ‘how to’ infomercials that are selling gadgets in order to simplify and save us time in the kitchen. The raw food lifestyle is no different. To be successful with the raw food lifestyle it is important to have the appropriate equipment.
- Organization: Because the kitchen is often a hub, it therefore also tends to be the busiest. So if not regularly on top of it, the kitchen can easily become dirty, messy and cluttered. If you can therefore get your raw food kitchen in order from the start, you can avoid this.
Now, this doesn’t mean that you have to do a complete kitchen overhaul. Simply incorporate some or all of the kitchen tips that I will be sharing with you to help save you time and keep you organized.
- Food: The raw food lifestyle is not difficult to learn yet there may be some foods that might be foreign to you. You might be asking yourself spirulina, chlorella, Irish moss ... what are they?
The great news is that you don’t have to try all foods right away or learn everything all at once. Starting off simple is the way to go - Whether it is one meal or two or a full day of raw food delights, knowing what staple raw foods to store in your kitchen will help you prepare the best raw food meals possible, and enjoy the health benefits any time.
Be sure to tune next time as we explore these 3 elements in more detail, in order to help you organize your kitchen for raw food success.