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Tuesday, December 15, 2015

A Better Way to Cook Pasta!

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What is a better way to cook pasta than the traditional way which is to boil it in a stock pot? Boil it in a skillet. Best advice ~ Don't use a Teflon or Calphlon coated skillet. Use copper bottom stainless steel for better results. So, the next time you make pasta, instead of waiting for a huge pot of water to boil, get out your skillet. Add cold water to a large frying pan, add pasta. It will cook perfectly, quickly, and with just enough pasta water left in the pan for a sauce to go with your meal. Another good trick to tastier pasta in the skillet is not to use cold water but cold soup stock.

*note ~ when boiling your pasta in either a skillet or pot, lay a wooden spoon across the top and it won't boil over. 

Friday, December 11, 2015

Breaking Vegan and Eating What Your Body Likes

It’s not the first time Nigella Lawson has brought up the topic. In October 2015, she told the BBC journalists that the notion of “clean eating” implies “that any other form of eating is dirty or shameful.” Food shouldn’t be used as punishment for oneself, she explained, and one should enjoy food for being good instead of being “virtuous.”
Jordan Younger, author of "Breaking Vegan", revealed that her obsession with a strict vegan diet led her to develop orthorexia, an eating disorder disguised as an obsession with eating only “healthy” food. “During my recovery process, I learned that the ‘superhuman willpower’ I’d exercised for so long is a typical eating-disorder warning sign.”

This blog has been about eating clean promoting clean food as in fresh foods. It is brainy to do that. It is also brainy to fuel your body with what it needs and likes.