Quick + Nutrient Dense Snacks

Quick + Nutrient Dense Snacks

Combination Options • Avocado sprinkled with salt, pepper, and/or cayenne • Raw vegetables + hummus or vegan & nut-free pesto • Coconut yogurt + GF granola + berries • Apples or bananas + sunflower butter • Rice crackers or GF toast/crackers with toppings of choice: tahini, sunflower butter, avocado, olive oil, sauerkraut, vegan & nut-free pesto, or humm ...

Simple Tricks to Remove Fish Smells

Simple Tricks to Remove Fish Smells

Love fish but hate getting the strong smell on your hands and in the kitchen? Often, this can put people off cooking this incredibly tasty food. But what if we told you there are really easy ways to get rid of fish smells from yourself and the room? We got in touch with a top seafood chef and fishmonger to find out their top tips to keep the smell of fis ...

Food Fact Sheet Carbohydrates

Food Fact Sheet Carbohydrates

Carbohydrates are an important part of a healthy balanced diet. Typically, carbohydrates can be divided into the following categories: • simple/free sugars (jam, sweets, fruit juice) • complex/starchy carbohydrates (bread, rice, potato). This idea can be taken further, as some sources of carbohydrate even if they are complex/starchy can be highly refined ...

The Basics of Coffee Roasting at Home

The Basics of Coffee Roasting at Home

Roasting coffee at home is fun and easy to learn. Our automatic coffee roasters take a lot of the guesswork out of the process, so in no time you’ll be enjoying some of the most delicious coffee you’ve ever tasted, rivaling even that of your local coffee shop. Roasting time may vary slightly depending on the roaster you have and the level of roast you’re ...

Korean Fried Chicken Wings with Spicy Chilli Glaze

Korean Fried Chicken Wings with Spicy Chilli Glaze

There are fast-food chains and trucks whose menus are solely devoted to this addictive chicken. Generally it’s fried twice to crisp the skin and then rolled in a sweet vinegary chilli glaze made from the insanely good gochujang chilli paste. Since frying chicken on the bone can be a bit messy, I played around with the method to bake them crisp first. The ...

Demand for Food Quantity and Quality in China

Demand for Food Quantity and Quality in China

As their incomes rise, Chinese consumers are changing their diets and demanding greater quality, convenience, and safety in food. Food expenditures grow faster than quantities purchased as income rises, suggesting that consumers with higher incomes purchase more expensive foods. The top-earning Chinese households appear to have reached a point where the ...

Seafood Polenta with Fish Stew

Seafood Polenta with Fish Stew

Ingredients For the prawn and fish stock • 3-4 tablespoons of extra-virgin olive oil • 1 brown onion, sliced • 1 celery stick, roughly chopped • 1 carrot, roughly chopped • heads and carapace of 12 large green prawns • 1 fish head (ask your fishmongers for one) • 1/3 cup of dry white wine • 1 bay leaf For the stew • 4 tablespoons of extra-virgin olive oi ...

Buy the Suitable Fridge Freezer for You

Buy the Suitable Fridge Freezer for You

Generally, fridge freezers just stand there, looking boring, full of food. But try living without one and see how you get on. So which one do you need? The obvious answer to this is, "one that's big enough for your needs, and works". You could easily buy an anonymous, built-in unit, and not think about it again for another 10 years or so. Fridge freezers ...

10 Tips to Help You Cook Faster

10 Tips to Help You Cook Faster

There are times when you can leisurely cook a meal, sipping a glass of wine while music or a podcast plays softly in the background. But at least for me, cooking a meal is usually a race against the clock to get dinner on the table. I love being efficient and always welcome shortcuts that help me prep, cook, and clean just a little bit faster. Here are s ...

Oyster Recipes

Oyster Recipes

1. Blend cream cheese, garlic and hot pepper sauce in a small bowl until smooth. 2. Lightly spray 12-inch (30 cm) piece of wax paper with non-stick cooking spray or lightly brush with vegetable oil. Place paper on flat cutting board or plate. Spread cheese mixture on oiled paper in an 8-inch (20 cm) square. Chill while preparing filling or longer if desi ...

Blackberry Mead One Gallon Recipe

Blackberry Mead One Gallon Recipe

Hot summer days mean one thing to me: blackberries are ripening! It’s usually sometime in August that we start foraging for blackberries, and I always make sure to reserve some for making a gallon (or two or three) of blackberry mead. Of course blackberry cobbler and crisp will also be made, and they are delicious, but blackberry mead is really what it’s ...

14 of America's Most Essential Sandwich Recipes

14 of America's Most Essential Sandwich Recipes

If you're unfamiliar with the Gerber, let us break it down for you: This open-faced ham and provolone cheese sandwich makes use of crusty French bread lathered with garlic butter. Finish this St. Louis masterpiece off by toasting it for a gooey, cheesy finish.

Diabetes & Diet 7 Foods That Control Blood Sugar

Diabetes & Diet 7 Foods That Control Blood Sugar

When you have type 2 diabetes, what you eat can help you control your blood sugar, stave off hunger, and feel full longer. “Diabetes is when your blood sugar or glucose levels are higher than normal. It’s carbohydrate foods like breads, cereals, rice, pasta, fruits, milk, and desserts that can cause this rise," says Maggie Powers, PhD, president-elect of ...

10 Throwback Restaurants You Have to Visit in Chicago

10 Throwback Restaurants You Have to Visit in Chicago

Sure, we'd love a Back to the Future–style DeLorean to travel back in time. But without that option, here are 10 old-school restaurants that — via well-preserved decor or history-inspired dishes — almost seem to transport diners and imbibers to the ages when TV dinners were cool, fondue was hip and all the cool cats sipped on Harvey Wallbangers. Check ou ...

Powerade Vs. Gatorade

Powerade Vs. Gatorade

Powerade Vs. Gatorade Powerade and Gatorade are brands of sports energy drinks, but although they share many similarities, such as the inclusion of electrolytes, nutritional differences set the two brands apart from each other. Understanding the advantages and disadvantages of each brand will help you select the perfect drink for your workout. (Image: 47 ...

Chicken in Mead Sauce {Honey Wine}

Chicken in Mead Sauce {Honey Wine}

Mead, or honey wine, is sweet, light and the oldest known alcoholic beverage in mankind. This chicken is packed with delicious flavor- slow cooked mushrooms, caramelized onions and a lovely sweet mead sauce that boasts of a time long, long ago. In Medieval days Monks produced mead from their monasteries and was enjoyed by Kings and Nobles.