Cooking How-To

Cooking tutorials and guides to help you learn the basic “formulas” and tips to make healthy meals.

How to Make Green Smoothies: The Basics

How to Make Green Smoothies: The Basics

If you have difficulty eating enough leafy green vegetables I highly encourage giving green smoothies a try. Green smoothies are basically fruit smoothies that are blended with fresh leafy greens such as spinach, kale, or swiss chard. They can be a simple and easy way...

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Beginner’s Guide to Curry and Making It at Home

Beginner’s Guide to Curry and Making It at Home

Curry can be used to make wonderfully flavorful dishes that aren’t that hard to make yourself. I almost always keep curry paste in my pantry for a quick meal. Curry refers to a variety of dishes made from a complex combination of spices. Variations of curry can be...

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Guide to Vegan Protein Powder

Guide to Vegan Protein Powder

Protein powder can be a good source of protein when you don’t have time to cook. If you are vegan or trying to incorporate more plant-based protein into your diet you may not know all the types of plant-based protein powders available. Plant-based vegan protein...

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How to Make Eggs for Quick Healthy Meals

How to Make Eggs for Quick Healthy Meals

Eggs aren’t just for breakfast. They are fantastic for quick and easy meals at any time of the day. Eggs are also cheap and a good source of protein. Here are three methods for making eggs that can be used to make a satisfying meal for breakfast, lunch, or dinner....

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Kitchen Tools for Healthy Eating

Kitchen Tools for Healthy Eating

The right kitchen tools can make home cooking so much easier. The more you prepare your own meals instead of eating out, the healthier your diet will be. Below is a summary of kitchen tools that will enable you to make healthy meals.     Quality Knives...

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How to Make Oatmeal: 4 Methods

How to Make Oatmeal: 4 Methods

Oats are a whole grain that you can eat for a warm, hearty, healthy breakfast. They are a good source of fiber, vitamins, minerals, and protein and should be a staple in your pantry. However, oatmeal that’s not prepared correctly can be very bland and unappetizing....

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How to Make a Healthy Soup

How to Make a Healthy Soup

Soup is one of the most nutritious meals that you can make. It’s versatile enough to allow you to use almost any vegetable, protein, or grain that you’d like. Soup is fantastic to make as part of your meal prepping; make a big pot on the weekend and eat it throughout...

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How to Use Leftovers and Reduce Food Waste

How to Use Leftovers and Reduce Food Waste

How often have you stored leftovers in the fridge only to find them spoiled days or weeks later? Learning how to use leftovers can prevent food waste and save you money by ensuring that you use all the groceries that you buy. Using leftovers can even save you time...

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How to Make a Healthy Stir-Fry

How to Make a Healthy Stir-Fry

Stir-frying is one of the best cooking techniques to make quick, healthy meals. It’s a versatile dish that allows you to use almost any protein and vegetable you’d like. Once you learn the basic technique, you can get creative and easily incorporate whatever...

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How to Make Healthy Slow Cooker Meals

How to Make Healthy Slow Cooker Meals

Healthy slow cooker meals are one of the best options for someone too busy to cook. You simply fill it up, turn it on and walk away. Hours later you will have a delicious meal waiting for you. It's one of the easiest ways to meal prep. If this sounds like your type of...

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Nutritional Yeast: What is It and How to Use It

Nutritional Yeast: What is It and How to Use It

If you’re not familiar with nutritional yeast, it's time to learn about this nutrient-dense food. These yellow flakes are a great plant-based source of protein and B vitamins and it's nutty, cheesy flavor makes it a versatile ingredient. What exactly is nutritional...

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How to Build a Sheet Pan Meal

How to Build a Sheet Pan Meal

I love meals that are easy to make, have minimal clean-up, and allow you to use up whatever food you have in the fridge. This describes sheet pan meals! They’re one of those versatile meals where you can make a nutritious and filling meal with what you have instead of...

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