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Episode 2

Episode 2: Let Go of Ambition in the Kitchen: Good is Good Enough!

Ellie speaks with Jenna Helwig, author of the cookbook Bare Minimum Dinners and the food director at Real Simple magazine. Jenna’s “one real good thing”—to let go of ambition in the kitchen– sounds counterintuitive at first, but here she reveals how taking a step back can actually help you enjoy more healthy home-cooked meals in a stress-free way.  Listen as she shares some of her favorite supermarket shortcuts, while Ellie also reveals her own hack for Indian food takeout and her secret kitchen mantra.

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Ellie Krieger

Well known from her Food Network show “Healthy Appetite” and Public Television series “Ellie’s Real Good Food,” Ellie Krieger is a New York Times bestselling, two-time James Beard Foundation award winning, and IACP award winning author of 7 cookbooks. She is a weekly food columnist for The Washington Post and has also been a columnist for Fine Cooking, Food Network magazines and USA Today. A registered dietitian nutritionist who earned her bachelors from Cornell University and her masters from Teachers College Columbia University, Ellie finds happiness living in NYC, where most days you can find her walking or biking around Central Park.

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