Posts in category "kitchen staples"

Make Your Own Salad Dressing, Gourmet Coffee and Buttermilk: 5 Easy Recipes to Save Money!

Do you ever notice how much you spend on salad dressings, gourmet coffee or other common purchases that you might not pay attention to? This holiday season, frugal is the name of the game. By making your own salad dressings, coffee and even buttermilk, you can save money by investing just a few spare minutes... Read more »

5 Quick, Healthy Breakfast Options!

If you want to eat clean in the morning, egg whites and oatmeal are the obvious choice. But you can only eat egg whites and oatmeal (or oatmeal pancakes) so many times before you’re craving something different. Below are 5 quick, healthy breakfasts with just as much protein and complex carbs as the number one... Read more »

Drink This, Not That: 5 Healthy Alternatives to Popular Drinks!

By now, you know how to make smarter choices when it comes to your food. Getting salads with the dressing on the side, having meat grilled or baked, no butter, no cheese, having veggies instead of fries, etc. But, what about drinks? You can unknowingly consume the bulk of your calories in liquid, without feeling... Read more »

Healthy Breakfast Cookies!

cook•ie noun 1 a small sweet cake, typically round, flat, and crisp.  Who doesn’t love cookies? What if you could eat cookies for breakfast? One of the biggest complaints I hear in regards to eating involves breakfast. “I don’t like it.” “I don’t have time.” “I need something portable.” These portable, nutritionally packed cookies have... Read more »

The Power of Apple Cider Vinegar!

Apple cider vinegar is a star in the health realm – not only can it clean your house, relieve sunburns, omit yeast infections, improve digestion and relieve sore throats, it can help slash serious health risks. A natural anti-bacterial, apple cider vinegar helps lessen joint pain, heartburn, clear up skin problems and is a prime... Read more »

The Pleasure of Food: Take Back Your Health One Bite at a Time

It’s a common misconception that everything delicious in the world is unhealthy. I was under this same assumption when I first went to Europe. All my rules went out the window as I indulged in 4 pastries per day, had a diet consisting of bread, wine and cheese and felt absolutely fabulous (mainly due to... Read more »

Top 5 Kitchen Tools Everyone Needs!

Cooking can be intimidating. Cooking with an empty kitchen, dull knives or old skillets can be even worse. A lot of times people assume you have to spend thousands of dollars to get the right kitchen utensils in order to cook well. But, after much research (and trial and error), we have compiled a list... Read more »