People tend to approach healthy dessert recipes with an air of skepticism. Healthy desserts? Seems like a contradictory statements. Desserts are meant to be sugary and sweet. How can any dessert be healthy?
When someone asks "Is fried food healthy?" the answer seems pretty obvious, right? It's a resounding no. No, fried food is not healthy. Fried food is incredibly unhealthy.
Becoming a vegetarian or vegan was never an option for me, I may have thought about it once or twice in life but I love experiencing food. Textures, flavors, temperatures and even the sound of different ingredients put together make me love life even in the darkest moments.
Packing a bag lunch isn't as easy as your mother may have made it look. Unless you're okay with chowing down on PB&J or bologna sandwiches day after day, you probably will want to switch things up with a lunch that tastes amazing, looks like it took a while, and is a welcome change from the brown bag sandwich deal.
Lunch might just be one of the most difficult meals of the day. Satisfying dinners are easy to whip up, as are built-up breakfasts. It's possible to get a stick-to-your-ribs dinner or lunch that also doesn't pack a powerful punch in the diet department.
We are girls who love fish and seafood. Lyssie is obsessed with sardines, to put it mildly (she could eat them at every meal and be happy as a clam.) Tammy tends to think that it’s not only the taste that Lyssie loves, and that they’re a great source of inflammation-fighting omega-3s, but she feels like we have a lot in common with the little guys since we’re small too –only 5-foot-2, and that’s on a good day. 😊
Meal subscription services like Hello Fresh and Blue Apron are taking the home-cooking industry by storm. In today’s fast-paced world, the reality of going home to whip up a healthy and tasty meal just isn’t attainable. We’re working longer hours and don’t always want to spend our free time learning new recipes and cooking elaborate meals. That’s where meal subscription services come in. Not only do these services save you money, but they save you time.
Within the past few years, spaghetti squash has become a star in the world of grain alternatives - and for good reason. With a tender, chewy texture and a neutral flavor that pairs nicely with just about any sauce, this yellow-skinned squash can act as a substitute in any of your favorite pasta dishes.
If you've never heard of this ceviche, don't worry, most have not. Unless you're from or have frequently visited the coastal regions of Latin America or the Caribbean, it's unlikely you've ever encountered this food anywhere before. The closest thing one could compare ceviche to would be to say it's essentially the salad version of sushi. Here we will explore what it is, it's history, where it comes from, how it's made, regions where it's popular, different variations and preparation methods and even some health risks. let's first establish a quick comparison.
In Japan, having lunch prepared for school is never just a sandwich and a bag of chips. It's a work of art called a bento box, and among parents, it's considered to be shameful to not have a bento box that looks mediocre. Among Japanese mothers, bento box preparation is a matter of ensuring that their children don't get teased - and a matter of competition.
When I am running my chocolate workshops I always have some cocoa beans, nibs and cocoa butter that I show my students they are often amazed when I tell them top chefs have been using cacao nibs in their recipes for some time and now it’s time for them to get working in your own dishes with them.