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Kevin Curry

Kitchen Essentials – Getting Started With Your Healthy Eating Plan

Below is the information I covered in the video with links to some of the products I really enjoy.

This will be a living page so that I can add new ideas and tips from all of us! So…

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  • TIP: Clean and organize your fridge to remove clutter and any distractions to your healthy diet.
  • Airtight food canisters
  • Herbal supplements I enjoy adding to water, tea and smoothie
    • Peppermint extract
    • Passionflower extract

    Cooking Utensils I Use Weekly


    TIP: always have healthy snacks available to curb cravings in between meals and to prevent making unhealthy food choices or overeating at meal time.

    Favorite Cooking Oils

    • Coconut oil
    • Safflower oil – has a mild taste so you can easily incorporate it into recipes; has omega-6 fatty acids which have been known to help with the fat burning process; great for skin and hair health as well
    • Extra virgin olive oil

    Seasonings & Spices

    • Sea salt, Himalayan pink salt, Bragg Liquid Aminos
    • Pepper
    • Italian seasoning
    • smoked paprika – provides a subtle smoky, chipotle flavor to any dish. Great in chili and burgers!
    • cumin – great in making hummus, Latin-inspired dishes and on poultry & fish.
    • cayenne pepper & red pepper – remember spicy flavors can also help to curb appetite.
    • cinnamon
    • allspice

    Teas & Superfoods


    Hey, I'm Kevin

    My name is Kevin. My life changed when I realized that healthy living is a lifelong journey, mainly won by having a well-balanced diet and maintaining an active lifestyle.

    By experimenting in the kitchen and sharing my meals on Tumblr, I learned healthy eating is not boring! By making a few adjustments to my favorite foods, I could design a diet that could help me achieve my wellness goals while satisfying my desire for BANGIN food! 😅 Now I try to help people around the world realize that same level of freedom in eating regardless of budget. Welcome, let's #DemocratizeWellness together!


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