How can the drastic rise of obesity in many developed nations be explained? According to author Michael Pollan, it’s pretty simple: less and less of us are cooking our own food. Those parts of the world where most people still make home cooked meals do not have high obesity rates. Marketing of fast food and convenience processed foods has driven many of us down the path to poor dietary health. The solution is clear: cut down drastically on restaurant meals and prepared foods and get back to basics in our kitchens. Browse our recipes for easy and tested home cooking that should help break you of your unhealthy fast food habits.