You're going to love cooking. ChopChop recipes are designed to teach basic cooking skills and develop a set of good meals you'll know how to make -- and that you'll be able to improvise as you'll learn more. Try thinking of the kitchen as a lab; cooking is just one big tasty experiment.
To help us keep an eye on healthy eating, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's MyPlate illustrates how much of each food group we should eat. Keep this picture in mind when you're serving yourself food, so you end up with a balanced meal.