Monthly Archives: February 2008
Everyone is too busy these days—including me. Many people say they are too busy to cook, but no one seems to be too busy to eat! This is often remedied by a lot of eating out, take-out, and make-do meals. I’d like to encourage people cook and eat at home, so here are some of […]
Who doesn’t want the benefits and enjoyment of excellent health? It can’t happen without a healthy planet. Day by day, begin building the kitchen habits that protect the air and water that goes in our bodies and the land that produces our food. Here are ten tips for a more earth-friendly kitchen.
New to this whole gluten-free thing? Not sure how to substitute the wheat flour in a favorite recipe? Need to cook without additional problematic ingredients — such as milk or soy? These tips are for you, Babycakes. Pictured above, gluten-free Fantastic French Toast; photo by Rachael Braun.
Here are some handy guideline and tips on how to freeze vegetables and fruits properly. Flash-frozen food loses fewer vitamins and minerals in processing than any other of the preserved foods. The faster it’s frozen, the more nutrients it retains. Freezing produce is also the quickest, easiest, and safest procedure of all the techniques for preserving. […]
Avoid adding toxins to your foods when you cook. Here are guidelines for how to choose the best healthy cookware to go with your healthy diet!
The phrase “healthy holidays” might seem like a contradiction in terms for anyone with dietary restrictions (vegans, vegetarians), food intolerances and allergies (gluten, lactose) and the generally health-conscious. No one relishes the idea of gaining the fabled seven pounds that the average American puts on between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day. While this statistic might […]
Anyone can grow sprouts at home. You don’t need a garden or soil; you hardly even need any space. You just need a simple tutorial on how to sprout beans or seeds in your kitchen, and that’s just what you’ll find here. The best spot is near a sink since you do need to water. […]
I admit that I didn’t give my Crock-Pot® much thought until a few years ago when I noticed a resurgent interest in the new and improved slow cookers. Here are some tips for making the most of vegan Crock-Pot® Recipes (as well as those made in other slow-cookers). As a vegan, had dismissed the appliance […]