COOKING WITH SPICES

COOKING WITH SPICES

Spices are wonderful! They make our food taste so much better by bringing so much flavor to our meals without adding any salt or fats. They also contain so many health benefits that we should incorporate them into our cooking more regularly and use a variety of them...
COOKING WITH HERBS

COOKING WITH HERBS

Herbs are fantastic! They enhance flavors, they are beautiful in our meals, and they have so many health benefits. Herbs contain vitamins and minerals and are also great antioxidants, which are helpful to protect us against free radicals and cell damage. We can use...
COOKING WITH LEGUMES

COOKING WITH LEGUMES

Lentils, beans, and peas are also known as pulses. They belong to the legume family. They are used and appreciated around the world and are part of many different dishes. Legumes are part of a healthy diet; they are very nutritious. They are high in proteins, fiber,...
COOKING WITH GRAINS AND FLOURS

COOKING WITH GRAINS AND FLOURS

Grains and flours are part of almost everyone’s diet. While most Americans do not consume whole grains at all, but highly processed products made from refined grains and flours; some people will only eat grains that are gluten-free, and others won’t eat grains at all....
COOKING WITH OILS

COOKING WITH OILS

There are so many types of oils on the market that it can be confusing about which one to buy. It’s important to understand the difference between the types of oils, as they are all different and not all are healthy for us. Good quality oils are essential for our...
COOKING METHODS

COOKING METHODS

There are many different ways to cook food and I think it’s good to know them so we can bring variety into our cooking. Steaming Steaming is one of the best and healthiest ways to cook. It helps to keep nutrients in the food and it’s a way to save on calories and...