Tomato_sq It may not be the fanciest cooking method, but good old-fashioned nuking may be one of the healthiest ways to get raw food hot and delicious. The microwave cooks vegetables, meat, and eggs from the inside out, meaning there’s no need to add extra oil to prevent burning. A quick zap can sometimes dry food out, so cover your dish with a damp paper towel before hitting “start.” And be sure to use a microwave-safe container to avoid kitchen explosions!

Do It Today: Save time in the kitchen by cooking food in the microwave.

Say Yes to Nukes

Good news for cooks short on time — microwaves don’t release enough radiation to do damage.

Raw Power

Why not skip a step (or all of them!) and go raw?