Cooking with Fats – How to Make the Right Choice
Without getting too technical, here is a short explanation: saturation refers to the extent of double bonds between carbon atoms withing the chemical structure of the fatty acid. Monounsaturated fatty acids have only one double bond (the remaining are single bonds), polyunsaturated have more than one double bond, and saturated fats have zero double bonds.
Why Dates Are Great (And How to Use Them!)
Dates are packed with vitamin B6 and minerals such as potassium, magnesium, and copper. Many people are concerned about the high sugar content in dates, but because of their fiber content, this sugar will not cause a spike in your blood sugar levels. They’re also chock full of several antioxidants: flavonoids, phenolic acid, and carotenoids.
Pumpkin pesto: the recipe for a simple and delicious autumnal seasoning
Pumpkin pesto is a simple and delicious autumnal condiment, ideal for seasoning pasta or to be enjoyed spread on a bruschetta or some croutons for a delicious snack. In our recipe we have made this tasty pesto with pumpkin cooked in a pan together with onion and blended with pine nuts, parsley and grated parmesan cheese, but you can also customize the preparation with other spices or dried fruit you prefer.
10 Reasons You Should Consume Raw Honey Daily (Backed By Experts)
Raw honey is a healthier substitute for sugar as it is naturally occurring and provides numerous health benefits. Expert studies report that raw honey has antimicrobial, antiviral, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antitumor, and many other beneficial properties. Read on to learn more about these benefits.
Sweet Potato Soufflé: the delicious side
With the holidays right around the corner, it’s time to make your holiday food lineup! Sweet Potato Soufflé is a classic dish commonly found on any Thanksgiving day table as a side dish.
Lazy to make dinner? Rotisserie Chicken 5 Ways!
We all have those days when we just don’t feel like cooking. But getting fast food is not always the best option, especially if you’re trying to eat more healthily! Luckily, there are many alternatives to unhealthy junk food. Chances are that a store near you sells fresh rotisserie chicken. And with a cooked chicken in your kitchen, you can do many things! Read on and be inspired!
French fries, the mistakes not to make to have them crunchy and dry
Fries are not simply a dish, fries are not “just” a recipe, fries are the comfort food par excellence; fries are capable of making our mouth water almost always. If you want to make them at home and aspire to a perfect result, here are the 6 mistakes you should never make.
11 Delicious Pumpkin Desserts For The Fast-Approaching Autumn Season
Autumn is almost here, and along with it, the pumpkin season! The pumpkins will surely be hard to turn down because they’ll come at a lower price and yet be so plentiful! Give yourself and your loved ones a sweet treat by making one — or more — of these dessert recipes. Not only are these delicious, but they are also effortless to do, and they only require items that you most likely have in your pantry.
7 Useful Facts on Using Natural Yoghurt
Yoghurt is a great source of protein and calcium, but lacks fiber. To make it a complete meal, add fruit, cereal, and nuts. You can also use it as a base to make smoothies.
Vegan Chocolate Cake
Vegan Chocolate cake is as tasty, moist, and fluffy as any classic chocolate cake recipe, without any dairy or eggs! This is the best recipe to celebrate a birthday or any occasion with friends, vegan or not.
Sweet bread: the recipe for a simple and inviting typical tuscan dessert
This sweet bread is a typical tuscan bakery product with very ancient origins, with a characteristic circular and ring shape that has recently given way to oval versions that are more comfortable to pack and transport. This is a humble dessert, made with poor and simple ingredients; it has a shiny and golden crust that contains a compact and soft interior rich in raisins and anise seeds.