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Planning ahead is the key. You may be having a hard time buying the groceries you normally do. And you may find that you need to make some substitutions.
“Use this time to consume foods that are in your pantry first,” says Judith Kolish, a dietitian. “Be creative with preparation.” You can search online for meals made with the ingredients you have on hand.
Kolish offers more tips for healthy cooking at home:
As always, remember food safety. Keep your hands and food prep areas clean. Don’t share food or drinks. There is no evidence currently that COVID-19 can be transmitted through food or water, but it may be present on surfaces, so avoid sharing food or utensils.
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