Many of the same wholesome foods that you eat to help your skin glow from the inside-out can also be used externally, as cleansers, moisturizers, and skin masks. These vitamins, minerals, and oils that nourish your body also nourish your skin. Below... Read more
Many of the same wholesome foods that you eat to help you glow from the inside-out can also be used externally, as shampoos, conditioners and hair masks. These vitamins, minerals, and oils that nourish your body also nourish your hair. Below you&rsqu... Read more
What do you think of when you read the words "stir fry"? Chinese food? A wok? Chopsticks, perhaps?
While none of those ideas are inconsistent with stir-frying, this cooking technique actually extends well beyond Asian cuisine. Th... Read more
It’s dinner time again and all of your tried and true recipes your family loves call for cups of oil, sticks of butter, and several ounces of whole milk. But you have the solution – smart substitutions.
For starters... Read more
Choosing healthy foods is an important part of eating right, but cooking them in a healthful way is another huge part. For example, zucchini can take on two completely different forms when it's quickly sautéed in olive oil versus battered... Read more
Hello. I'm a nursing student starting my preceptorship this quarter. My schedule is absolutely horendous and I'm not going to have a lot of time to cook. I will be doing 3 12-hour hospital shifts and 1 10-hour hospital shift per week along with a 4-h... Read more
Does anyone know if there is a resource for figuring out the nutrition info for cooked pasta? Getting frustrated searching google. All of my pastas only have dry wt info. I realize the water and shape play a part, but there has to be an easier way... Read more
I used to cook a lot and am just getting back into it. I'm working my way through an Indian food cook book. However, my flavors always seem more muddled than when I eat out and get Indian food.
Any cooks out there who might know why? I've not... Read more
I over cooked some chicken cutlets. There is about 7 ounces left. I thought maybe chop it up and put it in a soup. Any ideas? I have been having some stomach problems as of late and I can't pour barbeque sauce on it (I love barbeque sauce).... Read more
My family always used olive oil and almost for everything. My mother told me to always get olive oil with a harvest date on the label, unfiltered, dark brown or green bottle with a good cap to keep air and light away, and finally make sure that it te... Read more
I recently discovered research on Grapeseed and Safflower oils that indicates their high levels of linoleic acid actually help your body lose weight. Another benefit is both oils have very high smoking points, so they are excellent for cooking/deep... Read more
I love to accessorize, don't you? A hat, scarf or belt can make or break an outfit, just as a sauce, dressing, or marinade can make or break a dish.Like everything else in my life, it all circles back to food--even accessories. For me... Read more
Last week, I blogged about How Cooking Affects Your Vegetables' Nutritional Value. We learned that adding a bit of fat helps you absorb more phytonutrients from your vegetables and that microwaving and steaming retain more of the nutrition than boili... Read more
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