How to cook

If you’ve been living off takeaway pizza and Thai food since moving out of home, it’s time to step it up a notch. Cooking healthy meals is easy when you stock your pantry and fridge with healthy foods AND when you know how to cook them.

Below we’ve included 7 healthy staple foods along with simple videos on how to cook them. 


1. Roast Veggies

Adding tasty veggies to your diet could be as simple as changing how you cook them and this delicious roast veggie recipe is sure to do the trick! We love to make a batch of roast veggies at the beginning of the week and then add them to salads and other meals throughout the week.



2. Poached Chicken

Poaching chicken is one of the main components of our weekly meal prep. It’s perfect for quick weeknight meals and delicious with salad on a sandwich too. But the way the chicken is cooked can make or break it, so knowing how to perfectly poach chicken is a must!



3. Roast Chicken

Follow this fool proof recipe to cooking the perfect roast chook. Of course you can jazz it up a little by adding your favourite herbs and some lemon.



4. Poached Eggs

Those perfect poach eggs you get served to you at brunch seem so hard to replicate at home. Watch this video and it won’t be long before you’re inviting your besties over for some impressive poached eggs at your place.



5. Tofu

Whether you follow a vegetarian, vegan or omnivore diet, tofu is a great high protein option to incorporate into your meals to increase the variety of proteins in your diet. If you’re not a fan of tofu, chances are you haven’t cooked it right!



6. Quinoa

You don’t have to be a health nut to love quinoa. It’s packed with fibre and protein and the flavour is subtle enough to work it’s way into any dish.



7. Porridge 

Warm porridge on a winter’s morning is a survival necessity. It’s also a great way to stay full until lunch time because it’s packed with fibre.