Episode 34 - SPICE UP YOUR MEALS (AND LIFE!) with Nutritionist and Healthy Chef, Maria Marlowe
Do you wish you felt motivated to cook? Certified holistic nutritionist and healthy chef Maria Marlowe shares her favorite kitchen hacks: from easy meal prep ideas, must-have time saving tools, and mouthwatering, healthy recipes, you'll be inspired to reward yourself with some homemade happiness.
Making healthy, and delicious meals can feel overwhelming: from shopping to prepping, cooking to cleanup, it can feel like another chore on your to-do list. But this episode is all about getting you excited to cook more of your own meals by making it fun, quick, and rewarding!
Author of The Real Food Grocery Guide and host of the Happier & Healthier Podcast, Maria shares her insight and food wisdom to help you improve your health, one delicious bite at a time. She uses spices as her medicine cabinet, is all about 20 minute recipes, and shares how she makes vegetables taste so good, you'll be craving them every day!
2:02 Maria’s basic steps to making a healthy meal
3:14 How did Maria first get started in the culinary field
6:04 Maria and her skin care issues that connect to diet
8:50 How to make vegetables taste better
10:00 Maria’s favorite kitchen tools and cheat codes
12:00 Making fresh nut milk
13:27 Tips for cooking meal for busy people
17:15 Maria shares some easy and healthy recipes
21:07 Going with the flow vs meal planning
22:50 Cooking with salsa and spices to add flavor and keep dishes healthy
26:25 Some of Maria’s favorite new vegetables at the farmers market
27:30 What is a lotus root?
28:48 Having a large variety of vegetables in our diet
30:15 Adding good fats to our diet
33:35 Tips for picking healthy snacks of junk food
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Hosted by: Jill de Jong
Produced and edited by: AJ Moseley
Sound Engineering by: Steve Riekeberg