One of life’s great pleasures is the ability to enjoy a well prepared meal. Healthy cooking does not have to become a drudgery. It is possible to enjoy healthy home cooked meals by incorporating a few simple essentials into the cooking process. Many of us enjoy a variety of cuisines including Asian dishes that have gained immense popularity on a global scale.
The following simple changes to cooking procedures allow us to enjoy great tasting food and stay healthy at… Continue reading
Vegetarian diets are fine so long as complete attention is paid to the various nutritional requirements of the body. In this regard, a balanced diet plan helps and the Mayo Clinic has developed a food pyramid for vegetarians. According to the pyramid, healthy eating involves the daily consumption of grains, nuts, beans legumes and protein rich foods, vegetables, fruits and unsaturated fats in definite proportions. Health is affected when dietary needs do not meet the nutritional requirements of the human… Continue reading
Like many of us, you may have heard the term organic food, but are not quite sure what it means or how it helps in cooking healthy meals. Eating healthy food is not something we have the luxury to choose or reject anymore. With the numerous illnesses surrounding us being linked to the foods we eat, it is time to engage in healthy cooking to avoid fat, cholesterol, heart problems and other health ailments.
Eating healthy food does not mean… Continue reading
The cost of food continues to skyrocket and the economy continues to remain in the doldrums. What does one do in such a scenario to eat healthy on a budget? The misconception that most people labor under is that healthy cooking requires a lot of money and time. Not true! You can enjoy healthy food and not have to spend a fortune to get it. There are plenty of tips on how to save money by eating healthy. Think about… Continue reading
For those of you who have no clue what a pressure cooker is, it’s a big, medium or small pot with a handle, lid and whistle that goes on top of the spout fixed to the lid. So what does this strange looking contraption do and how do you use it? For starters, it’s just the thing you need for healthy cooking. If you don’t have the time to cook and keep grabbing junk food on the fly, it’s time… Continue reading
With all the exposure diseases and unhealthy lifestyles are garnering in the press today, people are afraid of contracting some awful disease or becoming obese. And with good reason one might add there are way too many temptations out there to take us away from healthy cooking and a healthier lifestyle.
Why do we need to eat out when we can whip up simple, delicious meals in the comfort of our own home? By adopting healthy cooking practices it… Continue reading
Healthy cooking is not just about changing the way we cook; it is primarily about the kind of foods we eat. In order to choose the right foods, we need to gain a clear understanding of what constitutes healthy foods in terms of good and bad foods. We may not be aware that good fats have fast become one of the foremost conventional foods.
Obesity is always linked to fat and the amount of unhealthy fat in the foods we… Continue reading
Busy moms are constantly challenged by domestic chores and duties, hence putting together wholesome, healthy meals can be quite a trial. Here’s something that needs a lot of digesting cooking at home can be as dangerous to health as eating out if you don’t know what you are doing! No! We haven’t really lost our minds consider this when you cook with processed ingredients with high fat, sugar, preservative and sodium contents, it equates to eating proverbial… Continue reading
One of the most difficult things to do is watch your weight while on holiday. This is a time when people simply kick back and relax, and let their waistlines go south for the holidays! What use are holidays if not for eating good food and drinking some delicious cocktails. But healthy cooking and eating should not take a holiday; we need to be consistent in our efforts to eat right all the time.
Why let cooking during the… Continue reading
A large number of people live alone and simply cannot be bothered to cook. So they end up either eating out or ordering in and in the process, consuming a large quantity of unhealthy fats and calories. However,
Half the problem with avoiding the kitchen is the perceived notion that it is too big a hassle to shop and cook for one person. On the… Continue reading