Category Archives: Healthy Cooking tips

Healthy Food – Olives

(May be part of your healthy balanced diet) Introduction of Olives as Healthy Food The origin of olives generated from Mediterranean region some 8,000 years ago; olives used for food and a source of oil, that’s the reason olives are … Continue reading

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The Importance of Vitamin ‘C’ in our Diet

 Vitamin C plays multiple roles in the body, many of which have been well documented while others remain unclear. Vitamin C has several functions in the body, It: Helps healing the wounds Prevents scurvy Promotes development of bones and teeth … Continue reading

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Healthy Food – Honey

Introduction Honey is an organic, nature’s most natural sweetener that is easy on the stomach, adapts to all cooking processes, has been used for centuries as a home remedy for various ailments and has an indefinite shelf-life due to its … Continue reading

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Healthy Food Preparation / Cooking Tips:

In the recipe of breads, muffins and other baked items try to limit the fat addition to 1-2 tablespoons per cup of flour, replace 1/3 to ½ cup of oil with applesauce, pureed fruits or vegetables. Saute or stir-fry in … Continue reading

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How to maintain the Vitamins in Healthy Food

Tips to minimize the loss of Vitamins Do’s Don’ts Store vegetables properly to avoid wilting and drying out Soaking vegetables and fruits for longer periods of time Cook vegetables in large pieces or with their skin intact, like potatoes and … Continue reading

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Frying made easy – Tips for frying Healthy Food items- Do’s & Don’ts and Cooking Temperatures for Frying

TIPS FOR FRYING HEALTHY FOOD ITEMS Do’s Don’ts Heat oil slowly to the correct temperature Avoid overheating. Check thermostat is working correctly. Avoid mixing different types of foods Cool then cover between batches and at the end of frying. Don’t … Continue reading

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