Tagged "fats and oils"

The Cooking Oil Comparison Chart
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Some oils are very healthy, others not so much — and for different reasons. How do you know what’s really important when choosing a cooking oil? And how do you keep track of them all? Why, with this Cooking Oil Comparison Chart, of course!

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Posted In: Fat
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The Salad Dressing Formula
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Making your own salad dressing is ridiculously simple. Here’s the formula.

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Posted In: Salads, Sauces, Salsas, & Condiments
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Day 15, Part 2: How to Make Butter
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Jen Hoffmeister is a 30-something foodie who thinks both food and life should be sweet and spicy. She shares recipes on her blog, Piccante Dolce — I’m a big fan of her Meatless Mondays recipes, in particular. Today she shares her technique for making butter at home, which, as it turns out, is surprisingly simple. If you just discovered October: Unprocessed, go here to find out more and take the pledge. Don’t worry if you Continue Reading

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Everyday 100% Whole Wheat Bread
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If you’ve been intimidated by homemade bread then this is the recipe for you. It’s very simple to put together and you can have fresh, whole wheat bread on the table in just two hours.

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Posted In: Bread & Muffins
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The Trans Fat Loophole
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The FDA allows any food with less than 0.5 grams of trans fat per severing to be rounded-down to zero.

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Posted In: #3 - No trans fats, Fat
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How much fat should I eat?
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The Dietary Guidelines on fat are not at all user-friendly, since they require you to know how many total calories you should be eating, and to know how much fat you’re eating, and to know how many calories are in that fat, and to calculate those calories as a percentage of your overall calories.

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Types of fat in food
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Know which types of fats are “good” and which types are “bad,” and then start paying attention to which ones you’re putting in your body.

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Posted In: #3 - No trans fats, Fat
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