Instantly make fruit salads more attractive and boost your kitchen confidence at the same time!
Make wheatgrass juice without a juicer in two easy steps: blend and strain.
Pomegranates are a mysterious fall fruit to many people. This post will teach you how to easily cut open and harvest the edible seeds while not spraying bright red pomegranate juice all over your kitchen.
Not only do delicata squash taste great but they are the easiest winter squash to prepare.
Spaghetti Squash is one of the most unique gourds because the flesh is naturally stringy and spaghetti-like. Use it in soups, salads, or like its namesake: with spaghetti sauce.
Pears, vanilla extract and cinnamon are the only ingredients in this sweet spread. Use it the same way you would jam. It makes a great toping for pancakes or toast, a fruity sauce atop ice cream and pork chops, or can be added to oatmeal or plain yogurt.
Have you every taken a look at a leek and wondered what in the world you were supposed to do with it? I have. I learned this quick and easy way to wash and chop leeks that is sure to get all the dirt and sand out of them so you don’t end up with it in your meal.
Save yourself the $10 per jar and learn to preserve lemons at home. All you need it lemons, salt, water and patience.
Warm, sweet roasted butternut squash is the perfect addition to any fall recipe. The high temperature in the oven causes the sugars in the squash to caramelize giving it a decadently rich flavor.
Roasted peppers are a wonderful addition to pastas, salads, sauces, burgers...the ways to use them are endless. Here are some very simple instructions on how you can roast your own peppers.
I will never forget the time I came home to a house full of random chocolate dipped items. My fiancé had decided to surprise me with chocolate dipped strawberries. However he eventually ran out of strawberries and still had plenty of chocolate so he went through the fridge and cupboards looking for anything else that he could coat in chocolate.
Hulled barley packs a whopping 32 grams of dietary fiber and 23 grams of protein in a 1 cup serving! Try using it in place of brown rice sometime or add it to soups instead of noodles.
Home-made almond milk tastes shockingly different from store-bought; it is super almond-y. Plus home-made does not have all the sugars and stabilizers that store-bought has. It only takes a few seconds in the blender and voila, almond milk that is rich in vitamin E, manganese and omega-6.
Slightly sweet and super crispy, toasted coconut makes good food great! Try it atop oatmeal, fresh fruit, salad, cupcakes or even chicken.
Beets are low in calories (only 40 calories per 1/2 cup serving) have a decent amount of fiber and contain considerable amounts of iron, folate, manganese and potassium.
A versatile ingredient; caramelized onions are used to make French onion soup, can be added to a delectable pan sauce for meats, or even as a topping for hot dogs and hamburgers.
Pearled barley is very similar to brown rice, however it has slightly more fiber and iron, while having less calories, less fat and less sugar. Try using it in place of brown rice sometime.
It may seem silly to have a post on something as simple as how to make mashed potatoes, but there are a lot of people out there who do not know cooking basics such as these. I myself had no idea how to make mashed potatoes until I was 20 years old.
Lentils are an excellent source of dietary fiber and protein while staying very low in fat with no saturated fats.They make a great ground meat replacement in dishes like shepherds pie, meatloaf and tacos or you can add them to meat dishes for a boost in dietary fiber.