Learning to cook healthy is just a matter of making a few small adjustments to how you prepare your meals. Here are 10 tips for healthy cooking, plus videos showing how to keep all the nutrients in your vegetables by steaming them in the microwave.
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Do you really need to wash fruits and vegetables before you eat them? If so, what is the BEST method of washing produce? What about those commercial vegetable washes and produce washers you can buy... are they worth it? Here's what you need to know about washing produce -- what works and what doesn't.
A comparison of the Wendy's Chicken BLT salad vs McDonald's Crispy Chicken Bacon Ranch salad. PLUS... some interesting facts about fast food salads compared to dog food. AND... fast-food salads compared to burgers.
A super handy reference guide for anyone who spends time in the kitchen cooking and preparing food. I refer to these kitchen shortcuts ALL the time!
Fermenting fruits, fruit juices, and similar sweet things attract fruit flies to your kitchen. To get rid of fruit flies, you need to eliminate their food source: moist garbage combined with fruity foods. Try these homemade fruit fly traps!
A superfood is one that provides multiple health benefits when it is included in your diet. Superfoods are often overlooked. This video will introduce you to many superfood items from around the world.
A collection of tips to help you get the most out of your next shopping trip at the local Farmer's Market.
Have you started gardening for groceries yet? I have. I'm starting with tomatoes and strawberries planted in containers. It's a form of urban gardening. Here's what you need to know to start your own urban garden project, plus LOTS of tips to save you time and money!
Chances are, you're probably buying local produce. But have you thought about doing some home canning of fruits & vegetables in order to make your food last all year long? Here are some tips for your first home canning project. It's easy, really!