How to stock a natural kitchen

You can’t eat what you don’t have whether it is  This includes potato chips AND fresh fruits and vegetables. Don’t want to eat junk anymore? You can’t if you don’t have it around. Likewise, wanna eat good food? You can’t if you don’t have it around.

This was written by Edna Sousa on the Kashi website:

Since snacking is about grabbing something quickly and easily, consider some ways in which you can make your healthy snack foods easier to access:

    * Keep a bowl of mixed nuts and dried fruits (raisins, cranberries, currants) within easy reach. You’ll be more likely to grab a handful of this mixture if it’s out in the open.

    * Make sure your celery, carrots, and grapes are already washed and ready to eat — so you can simply pull them from the refrigerator and munch on them.

    * Have both salty and sweet options available because you never know in which direction your snacking mood will go on any given day.

    * Trade industrialized condiments and sauces (which are high in sodium and often contain artificial additives) for homemade versions using fresh tomatoes, olive oil, fresh lemon juice, and spices.

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