Are you struggling in your kitchen with the way you operate to be organised, efficient and effective? Here are 5 simple tips for you in your kitchen to get you organised!
This is a great habit to get into and one that can assist you ahead of time by knowing what you are going to eat in the days or week ahead. Meal planning can save you time, money sanity and improve your nutrition so you are not grabbing the easy food at the last minute. For 8 tips on how to meal plan click here. What have you got to lose give it a go and see if you can make it work for you and your family.
2. Shop at home first for items to cook with before going shopping
Whist meal planning (Tip 1 above) it is important to utilise the food items you have already and shop at home by seeing what you have in your fridge, freezer and pantry. It is a great habit to get into using these items before purchasing others. This process will also save you both time and money.
3. Rotating food regularly
4. Making your pantry work for you
5. Utilise the magic triangle in your kitchen
You are probably now thinking what is she on about? Well the magic triangle refers to the space between the sink, stove/oven and fridge – this is the area that is usually utilised the most in any kitchen. Ideally this is a space that works for you rather than against you when it comes to the room you have for food preparation, cooking and washing up. Make sure it is clutter free and has the space you need for all of these functions. Ideally the magic triangle has been thought about when your kitchen was designed and put together.
Should you find yourself needing some assistance to get your kitchen organised, to function better for you, then please get in touch as I’d be happy to help you with this just like I have helped many others over the years.