Sponsored: What’s the difference between the HASS avocado and the green avocado?
Hass avocados (sometimes known as “SlimCados”) are typically grown in Florida and have a light green skin. They are larger in size and slightly lower in fat(per serving) than the smaller, dark green avocados with the pebbly skin that are usually from California or Mexico.
Sponsored: Don’t throw those Vegetables out!
Fresh vegetables won’t last forever in your refrigerator, and if the ones you’ve purchased are looking a little sad and soft or limp, it’s time to use them.
Sponsored: Relying on rice
Another great pantry staple is RICE. Do you know that there are different types of rice and some types work better in certain dishes?
Sponsored: Pasta in your pantry
With “stay at home” and quarantine orders, many are doing a lot more cooking. One of the staples of your pantry may be pasta. Dried pasta is shelf stable and with so many different shapes and sizes; there are lots of different meal options. If you usually buy only spaghetti noodles, try other shapes and sizes like rotini, orzo or bow tie pasta.
Sponsored: One Dish, Multiple Meals
Many of us are looking for easy to prepare dishes with multiple uses, and chili is definitely one of them. Whether you make chili at home or you buy a canned version, and whether you make chili with ground beef/pork/chicken or meat-free; there are lots of things you can do with chili beyond just having it in a bowl with cornbread.
Sponsored: Substitute Suggestions
Have you ever started a recipe and realized you don’t have a key ingredient? Gone to the store and can’t find what you need? Here are some ideas for substitutes.
Sponsored: Plan… Don’t Panic…
Whether you’re planning for a hurricane, a blizzard or to be quarantined for a pandemic it doesn’t hurt to have some emergency food supplies on hand that can easily be turned into meals.
Sponsored: Added sugar
How much added sugar should I be consuming per day?
Sponsored: Low-sodium foods
My doctor has said that I need to buy low-sodium or no salt added food. What should I be looking for?
Sponsored: Diabetes and sugar-free products
If someone has diabetes should they be buying sugar-free products?