In the human diet, meat and other animal products are an important dietary protein source. With a growing global population and socio-economic statuses evolving, the demand for animal products, particularly meat, is increasing. Meat products are a group of food that is especially scrutinized because this group calls into question its effect on the environment, animal welfare and its impact on human health.
Fun Food Fact! You may have noticed that not all eggs you can buy or collect from your chickens look the same. Some have a white shell, others a brown shell. Then when you crack them open, some yolks are very yellow, while others appear to be extremely orange. Did you ever wonder what causes […]
Get ready to do some amazing cookie and cake decorating in a jiffy! You can easily make a piping bag with a few things that you probably already have in your kitchen.
It can be a struggle to figure out how to eat healthily. Ideally, we all would like to make easy, healthy and delicious dinners on a daily basis. Doing this is especially challenging when you live a busy life and do not have the time to sort through the insane amount of information that is […]
It is getting easier and easier to eat gluten-free. Increasingly more producers cater to consumers on a gluten-free diet. As such a consumer, it is important to know what you are looking for on a nutrition label. But what products contain gluten-rich ingredients? And what are the things to keep an eye out for? So […]
Toasted nuts taste better than raw nuts. Isn’t it great that toasting nuts is easy and makes your kitchen smell amazing? Toast hazelnuts, walnuts, pecan nuts, cashews and any other nut you would like yourself!
Whenever I bake or cook something with eggs, I make sure they are still fresh before adding them to the rest of the ingredients. I did not always use to do this, but I learned the hard way (by adding a bad egg to a bowl, filled with amazing ingredients) that it is better to […]
It is incredibly satisfying to make your very own nut butter. It is, even more, fun to try out kinds of nut butter that cannot be found in a grocery store. You can experiment with spices, sugars, and anything else you think sounds delicious.
Fruits and vegetables are an often underappreciated part of our diet. More often than not, we do not eat enough of either and we have it stuck in our head that we do not like a lot of them. This can be because we have had them once, prepared in a way that we do […]
Fun Food Fact! Not all sugar is the same. What we call sugar, is a group of small carbohydrates with a sweet taste. There are several types of these small carbohydrates. When you are reading a nutrition label, and you see for instance fructose, galactose, glucose, lactose, maltose or sucrose listed, you know there is […]