We said it, and we meant it: "We want readers to see the sweetness of committing to themselves, to locally sourced ingredients and wholesome recipes, to sitting down to a homemade meal instead of dialing one up or paying someone else to cut the broccoli." Or the zucchini. Especially the zucchini. Take it from us, step one is to set up your kitchen with the basics. Yes, you need a blender. No, you don't need a bread maker. After that, master the easy stuff: smoothies, quesadillas, a solid soup and some fundamental vegetable skills. See what you did there? Regulation independent human!
Here's a sassy line drawing of a blender, just for you.