Every time I go through my athletic shoes collection, I find it really amusing that all these years I have been very active with my lifestyle. However, I have come to a point wherein I struggled when it comes to the food I eat.
Up until the recent times, I am still having challenges and difficulties in managing my diet. The same is true for many active people and athletes nowadays. There is no doubt to that. By and large, having a proper and balanced diet can be really daunting and challenging.
Nevertheless, athletes like you should be strict with the food consumption on a daily basis. Although some tend to be very keen on their diets, most of the foods today are already processed and unnatural.
This is one good reason why paleo diet has become a trend in the recent times.
Now, a paleo diet is apparently a type of diet wherein the only things that you consume are foods that are available in the Paleolithic period or the Stone Age. Yes, stone age – meaning the food are all natural and unprocessed.
So, how to achieve efficiently a paleo diet that can cope up with your active lifestyle?
Do you love asparagus? I’m quite sure that you do because once you taste this type of food, you’d want to eat it again and again. Am I right or am I right?
If you don’t know how to cook asparagus, or just want to know the many different ways on how to cook it with your favorite hard anodized cookware set, or simply want to know more about this strange-looking bundle of goodness that you always find in the supermarket (vegetable section) – you’ve come to the right place.
Not only will I present you with more than one way of cooking asparagus in this article – I will also provide you with a lot of options in preparing and eating it. AND, I will also attempt to answer all your questions (and would-be questions) towards the last part of this article while providing you with a LOT of useful tips, tricks, and advice as well.
Let’s begin, shall we?
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Below is the list of the tastiest websites that you can follow. Most of them provide step by step instructions or tutorials on all kinds of healthy recipes, from breakfast, appetizer, brunch, dinner, dessert and anything in between. From online Ingredients, cooking tips , techniques, infographics , we’ve got it all here for you!
There are many possible reasons why you would want to search for the best palm shortening substitute for your recipes. Some of the possible reasons are as follows:
- You’re on a paleo diet – Paleo dieters have issues with harvesting and using palm tree products.
- You are concerned about environmental and social issues – Even if you’re not on Paleo diet, you are probably aware of the issues on deforestation (animals losing their homes and going extinct, etc.), forced labor and child labor, etc.
- Palm shortening is not always available in your kitchen – It’s always good to know how to substitute ingredients if you’re a regular cook in your home
No matter what your reason is, I will present you with several palm shortening substitutes in this post.
Freshly baked biscuits are the best – but it’s impossible to make a fresh batch every single time you feel like eating these delicious goodies. What you can do, therefore, is to make a large batch of biscuits and simply reheat them.
In this post, I will show you 4 simple tricks on how to reheat biscuits. By using the methods I’m about to tell you, you will get to enjoy previously made biscuits as if they’re freshly baked.
Nutella is a versatile ingredient – and it can also be eaten as is (it’s everybody’s favorite, too!).
Since soft Nutella is needed in recipes for cakes, cupcakes, and other types of desserts, you should know how to melt Nutella. It can harden up in the fridge, you know – and that’s where it should be stored if you want, to prolong its life. Also, some people have “ant problems” – that’s why they have no other choice but to keep an open bottle of Nutella in the refrigerator.
If you’re using Nutella as the spread on your toasts, you undoubtedly need it soft and spreadable too, right? I know how it is to spread hardened up Nutella on a piece of soft bread – it’s like murdering the bread.
The truth is, it’s not that hard to soften up Nutella so that you can enjoy it in its best texture. In this particular article, I will present you with 4 easy ways on how to melt Nutella. Watch out for some simple Nutella recipes, too!
What is swede? Have you even heard about it? If not, this post is for you. And if you are already familiar with it, please continue to read on. I’m sure you’ll learn a lot of new things about Swede in this article.
Swede or Rutabaga (its other name) is a root vegetable. It is also referred to as Swedish Turnip (or Swede Turnip) – that’s why it’s called “swede.”
In reality, swede is a cross between a cabbage (a very common leafy vegetable) and a turnip (also a popular root vegetable). In fact, the tops of a Swede can be eaten as a leafy vegetable and the main part can be consumed as a root crop.
Cakes and cupcakes need frostings to make them taste better and look better as well. Although homemade frostings are definitely more superior in quality (taste, color, texture, etc.) than store bought products, they are a little harder to do (as they require more time and effort).
This post will provide you with 5 tips on how to make store-bought frosting better. Let’s accept it, we sometimes cheat on this part of decorating cakes and cupcakes because it’s easier to just buy ready-made frostings from the store. In this day and age, there are so many options to choose from when it comes to frosting flavorings such as vanilla, chocolate, strawberry, cookies, and cream, etc.
Well, it’s ok to cheat once in a while, especially when you’re out of time. But for those special occasions when you want to make delicious frostings, tweaking store-bought products can also work.
Everybody wants to become smarter.But this does not just come easily.You need to take the right diet. Research has been conducted on different foods and their effect on brain.It has been confirmed that certain foods improve cognition,thereby making people to become smarter.
Such foods contain natural compounds which help to boost brain function.We are going to look at these foods to enable you make better choice when it comes to selecting brain boosting foods.
Can you freeze smoked salmon? I’m giving you the answer right now – yes.
Smoked salmon, whether whole or half or fillet can be kept in the freezer to prolong its life. So, don’t worry – if you’ve cooked a lot of salmon and have some leftovers, you can just put the dish in the freezer.
In fact, if you like, you can even make smoked salmon in advance for quick meals during the week.
Have you ever wondered what the best substitute for Feta Cheese is?
There’s no need to panic if you’re preparing a recipe that calls for Feta Cheese – and suddenly realize that you ran out of this type of cheese.
Read on as I will give you 10 substitutes for Feta Cheese. And if you’re a cheese lover like me, you’ll appreciate the other amazing cheese facts I have for you (such as What is Feta cheese? What is Mozzarella cheese? And more).
Kitchen shears are probably one of the most important tools in the kitchen. Some people use office or craft scissors but then it doesn't really work as good as the proper kitchen shears.
So to help you out when it comes to choosing the suitable kitchen shears/kitchen scissors for you, here are the 2017 Best Kitchen Shears in the market today.
We usually see those frozen crab sticks in the supermarket but some of you have doubts if it is really crab meat or not.
So in this article, I wouldn't just teach how to cook imitation crab meat but also let you know everything about it. Is it healthy? What is it made of? Everything. So just sit back, relax and let's get started.
Chinese people have spread all over the world for hundreds of years. And so is their incredibly delicious cuisine. Including the chop suey and the chow mein.
But a lot of people tend to get confused with this two so in this article, you'll be getting to know them so just keep reading and here is the Chop Suey VS Chow Mein: What’s the Difference
Pulled pork is a favorite among many people because this recipe is delicious and versatile.
You can basically pair it with bread or rice or eat it with beans, potatoes, and coleslaw. Of course, they’re most popular as sliders. Click here for slider recipes (video).
Sliders 4 Ways Via Tasty
If you accidentally or purposely cooked a lot of this dish – there’s nothing to worry as long as you know how to reheat pulled pork.
There are tricks and techniques to retaining the moist, juicy quality of pulled pork, you know. Reheated pulled pork can then be your food for several days.
Some people love it, some people doesn't even want to look at it. There are also some people who cringe just by the mention of its name. But when you ask them if they have already tried it, they’ll say NO. They just don't know what it really tastes like.
People always think that sushi is basically just raw fish. So they base it from there and would think it is all slimy and has a foul odor. If you are one of these people, just keep reading so you’ll know what you're missing.
Peppers make a lot of dishes brighter with its colors and more delicious because it gives such a kick on everything.
That is why we always want to keep a pepper or two in our kitchen, but how do you know how to do it the right way? No worries, here are easy ways when it comes to storing peppers.
Subway has been a part of people’s lives whether it is breakfast, lunch or dinner. Probably because of their sandwiches that are so good and it is for the people who doesn't have time to make their own sandwich so they just always get one on the go.
But everyone seems so curious as to why their Tuna Sandwich is just so amazing. So keep reading to find out the Top Secret Subway Tuna Sandwich Recipe.
We all know how dangerous it is to eat spoiled food since it might cause food poisoning. Especially if it is a type of fish like salmon. So how do we know if the salmon that we are cooking is still good?
And how about the leftover salmon that you have in your fridge? Keep reading to know the proper ways of storing cooked salmon and everything else you need to know.
All out of people don't have any idea what fennels are so they don't know how versatile and healthy they are.
It is such a shame that not a lot of people know about this but they are actually pretty good especially if you love celery but unfortunately not everyone has access to it so in this article we won’t just talk about fennels but also it's alternatives.
It has become a thing now that when you go to certain Japanese restaurants they don't just make you wait for your food, but instead, they actually cook it right in front of you.
Just keep reading to know more about these restaurants and which ones are the best.
Frozen foods make everyone’s lives easier, just get it in the frozen section in your local groceries and then you can cook it however you like it.
But did you know that there are actually different ways to cook your frozen meatballs? Well, keep reading and you’ll find out. A little hint, though, they are very easy.
Masa Harina or dough (masa) flour (harina) is also called Mexican flour because it’s widely used in said country. However, although this is a common ingredient in Mexico and other Latin American countries, it is not available everywhere.
As we all know, food recipes are universal and we all use them. It would be sad if you can’t make a particular recipe just because you can’t find this simple ingredient that can be substituted anyway.
A Baked beans dish is a simple, versatile recipe – that’s why it’s popular for quick meals and potlucks.
But what if you made too much of the dish and are left with some (or a lot) of leftover baked beans? Can you freeze baked beans so as not to waste food?
The quick answer is yes – you can freeze baked beans, but you have to do it right. This way, the already cooked food will remain fresh and safe for consumption.
Potatoes have been one of the world’s favorite vegetable. It is very versatile and you can literally do any type of cooking with it and you can simply add it on basically any dish. But not everyone knows how to steam potatoes the right way, not to mention it is pretty easy too.
Some people doesn’t even know what chicken base is and some tend to get confused over a chicken base, chicken stock, and chicken broth so in this article we will be going over their differences and at the same time their similarities.
What is Tarragon? Not too many people know about it, but it’s really worth knowing – especially if you’re a cook.
Tarragon belongs to the lettuce family, and it’s commonly used for culinary and medicinal purposes. If you love to cook, you will want to include this ingredient in some of your recipes. This way, you will be able to enjoy its unique flavor and health benefits as well.
Sausages are probably one of the most versatile processed foods in this world. Many countries have their own version of sausages and each has a special ingredient mixed into it that represents the place it came from.
But in this article, we are going to be talking about a certain sausage, the Different Ways on How to Cook Polish Sausages which is very easy to follow so keep reading and enjoy.
Canned Corns are such a convenient way when it comes to cooking, it is often needed on dishes and side dishes and the fact that it is already in a can makes it even better.
So here are the Quick and Easy: How to Cook Canned Corns that will totally help you out in the kitchen. Have fun reading!