Interesting Tips For Healthier Cooking

Interesting Tips For Healthier Cooking

Preparing healthy food becomes essential for people who wish to live and stay fit and healthy. Aside from exercise, healthy eating is also important. Preparing food the healthy way is just as important as choosing healthy ingredients. And then, there are also some interesting tips that will help you prepare healthier food. Here are some […]

Planning Healthy Meals for 1 or 2

Planning Healthy Meals for 1 or 2

Are you sick of eating leftovers? Do you find it wasteful to throw away extra food?If your family rarely find time to eat together and meal times include just one or two people then you have to rethink how you prepare your meals. The MayoClinic shares the following tips on how to make small-quantity cooking easier and more interesting. ConvenienceBuy frozen foods in bulk. Examples of foods that you can buy in bulk are fruits, vegetables, chicken breasts, fish fillets. You can simply get them fro…

How to Make Your Favorite Recipes Healthier

How to Make Your Favorite Recipes Healthier

Eating healthy and trying to lose weight doesn’t mean that you have to say goodbye to your favorite foods. Helpguide.com says there are a number of ways to improve your favorite recipes and make them healthier – while keeping the tastes, textures, and flavors that drew you to them in the first place. Below are some tips to make your recipes healthier as listed by Helpguide.com:Stews and casseroles – to make your favorite stew and casserole dishes healthier, add more vegetables and cut out more m…

Cooking with Wine Recipes

Cooking with Wine Recipes

We enjoy wine as an companion to our everyday get-togethers from family lunches to holiday dinners. But did you know that wine is also a great cooking ingredient? Yes, wine can be used to add flavor to many dishes such as soups, stews, braised meats, pastas among others. You can even make wine jellies! When adding wine to your recipes, remember these simple rules. Never cook with wine that you would not drink – This rule of thumb is known by many chefs, which is why they do not mind “wasting mon…

Keeping Up With Food Hygiene

Keeping Up With Food Hygiene

So many people are victims of food poisoning every year. Tens of thousands of people get food poisoned each year and there seems to be no stopping it. For this particular occurrence to be eliminated completely, one must be able to understand it, its symptoms and the different things that make up a food poisoning case. The symptoms of food poisoning range from diarrhea, nausea, vomiting and stomach pains. Because of the location of the contamination, it generally involves symptoms which relate to…

Cooking Measurement Equivalents

Cooking Measurement Equivalents

1 tablespoon (tbsp) = 3 teaspoons (tsp) 1/16 cup (c) = 1 tablespoon 1/8 cup = 2 tablespoons 1/6 cup = 2 tablespoons + 2 teaspoons 1/4 cup = 4 tablespoons 1/3 cup = 5 tablespoons + 1 teaspoon 3/8 cup = 6 tablespoons 1/2 cup = 8 tablespoons 2/3 cup = 10 tablespoons + 2 teaspoons 3/4 cup = 12 tablespoons 1 cup = 48 teaspoons 1 cup= 16 tablespoons 8 fluid ounces (fl oz) = 1 cup 1 pint (pt) = 2 cups 1 quart (qt) = 2 pints 4 cups = 1 quart 1 gallon (gal) = 4 quarts 16 ounces (oz) =  1 pound (lb)   1 m…