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  • Writer's picturePaige Smathers

148: Practical Tips for Cooking for One

Cooking for one can be difficult to navigate for many reasons. It's easy to get into the mindset that it's not worth it to cook for one. All the diet rules swimming around in your brain can make cooking more difficult than it needs to be. It's also easy to struggle with taking on the entire task of planning, shopping, preparing, eating and cleaning up alone. Although there are significant struggles and barriers to cooking for one, it's possible! On the podcast, I interviewed Rebecca Clyde, MS, RDN who is passionate about helping people find a groove with cooking for one. We discuss ways to develop an approach to cooking for one that's sustainable, realistic and feels fun and positive in your life.

In this episode we discuss:

  • Why cooking for one can be hard

  • How decision fatigue can play a role in struggling to cook for yourself

  • Practical steps you can take to find your groove with self-care with food

  • How to avoid burnout

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