Eating disorder recovery can be challenging and the added stress of managing allergies and intolerances can make it even more difficult. When someone has a food allergy or intolerance, their relationship with food is inevitably disrupted.
Cooking is an essential part of self-care, however, many people are intimidated by this task. Preparing a meal can feel like a huge effort, but it doesn’t have to be! Presenting (drum roll please)...THE PLATED MEAL.This is the best place to start for the novice cook.
Recovering from an eating disorder includes re-learning not only how to eat appropriately, but everything else that goes along with feeding yourself, too. Buying groceries, cooking, meal planning, meal prep... it can feel overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be!