Protein is a macronutrient that builds and maintains body tissue. Protein is one of three macronutrients found in food, the others being carbohydrate and fat. Protein, carbohydrate and fat are all required in large amounts and are essential to the body.
The fact that you’ve switched to organic eating doesn’t mean your food is now as healthy as the internet says it is. Unfortunately kitchens aren’t 100% safe by default, and germs, bacteria, toxins, and various other food pollutants lurk at the most inconspicuous of spots. Does this mean you should renounce your culinary ambitions and stick to takeout meals? No way
Turmeric can be added to soups, used to prepare tea, peeled and eaten fresh. However, you choose to consume it, you should be aware of the health benefits this herb provides. Turmeric has a bit and peppery taste that adds a unique flavor to a meal. But other than consuming it, you can apply turmeric on your skin and still enjoy the benefits of turmeric.
I use Cassava flour to make my grain free sourdough bread and I love it! So what is the difference between Cassava flour and tapioca? Well even thought they come from the same plant, they are quite different.
We’ve all heard the news right? Chocolate is good for you! But not just any old chocolate will do. Delicious, dark, organic and preferably raw chocolate is the way to go if you’re wanting to take full advantage of the health benefits that chocolate can provide.
Lacto-fermented zucchini is the perfect way to use that glut of zucchinis in the summer. Make huge jars and store them for later when zucchinis aren’t so widely available. They not only taste great, but they’re good for you!
Grape leaves are great for crunchy sour pickles. But what if grape leaves aren’t available? Are there alternatives to grape leaves? I wish I’d known the answer a few years ago…