This is an exciting time of year when holiday planning begins. Regardless of which holidays you celebrate, chances are you will be preparing food for at least one occasion. Many people enjoy eating their holiday favorites and it is not uncommon to see healthier versions shared around in an attempt to make the holiday food experience enjoyable while also healthier.
A lot of attention is focused on cutting fat and sugar, and increasing fresh ingredients, especially fruits, vegetables and whole grains. But have you considered there is something even more important to consider first? That is, the cookware you will use as you prepare all these holiday star dishes.
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Energy Prices on the Rise and What You Can Do to Save
As news of utility increases exceed 68% in some places, it becomes even more important to look for ways to save on energy expenses. One way to do this is by saving the amount of heat lost during cooking. Another way to do this would be to cook at low heat. What if there was a way you could accomplish both things with one specific cookware? Learn about how Miriams clay cookware can come to the rescue here for your budget. And read on to learn how stainless steel heat retention doesn’t match up to clay cookware heat retention. With this and numerous other health benefits in mind, one US-based company, Miriams Earthenware, decided to bring back the only time tested cookware trusted across civilizations, pure clay cookware.
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Looking for a pizza stone substitute to make sure there are no toxins leaching into your food from the baking stone material during baking? Then you have come to the right place. In this article, we will discuss what the pizza stones are conventionally made of and which is the best alternative material that is completely non-toxic.
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If you do a quick search for the best non stick pans, you may come across some information about carbon steel cookware, Teflon cookware, cast iron pans, and stainless steel cookware with non stick coatings. Even if you filter by healthy, some of these will still come up in the search results. And what about ceramic nonstick coated cookware or enameled cast iron? If the metals are covered with a coating, are they safe to use? Some may say that not all ceramic coatings are worrisome, only the cheap ceramic coatings pose a health risk. But how healthy are they really, and is there a quality cookware with pots and pans that are both non stick and non toxic, and therefore safe for cooking?
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If there is one event that makes you realize the importance of health, it is a game day. As you watch athletes play on the field or on the court, you can appreciate the importance of good health. And what better way to boost your overall health than eating nutritious and healthy food? Healthy eating gives you the power to move and think better.
It is also good for a game day when people tend to eat over a period of time, and may feel more full. It is even more important to eat the right food – made from fresh ingredients with a balance of nutrients so it makes you feel satisfied without making your belly uncomfortably stuffed.
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For healthy living, your day must start with a healthy breakfast. While some consider the health value of a meal based on counting calories, other more enlightened healthy cooks understand how crucial a wholesome nutritious meal is. For the latter, instead of breaking out canned biscuits and pouring egg mixture into a metal pan, going that extra mile to cook healthy and non-toxic food makes more sense. Why not make a decision to learn a new way of cooking that will start your day with a high energy meal cooking in a Dutch oven pot? And why not start by choosing the healthiest Dutch oven out there? More on that below.
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Many home cooks look to Dutch ovens for a great way to cook soups, stews and all types of vegetarian dishes, and why not, a Dutch oven is a workhorse in the kitchen. This sturdy cookware lasts for years and can be used on a stovetop and is oven safe. What’s more? You can also use it for slow cooking delicious recipes. Wait, are we missing something important? How many of us pay attention to whether a cookware is non-toxic? And how about the nutrients in cooked food? Keep reading to dig deeper.
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What is a natural pressure cooker? Have you heard of one before, and how can it outperform the mighty electric pressure cooker? Modern electric pressure cookers, instant pots, air fryers etc., after all, are a result of years of research, how can a natural stovetop pressure cooker claim to be better? Well, the answer is in the choice of raw materials and the unique features. One small company making natural pressure pots has incorporated into every aspect of their cookers and has ultimately won this challenge. Let’s find out how:
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Which cookware can be used for meats, casserole dishes, rice dishes, soups, stews and also to bake bread? You guessed it – it’s a Dutch oven. Among many features this kitchen workhorse offers, compatibility with different heat sources makes it one of the most versatile cookware out there.
A Dutch Oven for both Oven & Stovetop
Miriams Earthenware (formerly MEC) is a US-based healthy brand known for making cookware from lab tested primary clay.
Their Dutch Oven pots can be used to cook favorite recipes including Dutch oven dishes. You can use MEC Dutch ovens in the oven and on the stovetop.
Especially during back to school time and fall sports season, MEC Dutch oven is excellent for making delicious food with little babysitting. The vessel continues to do the work while you are busy signing permission slips, helping with homework and talking to children about their day.
And what’s more? You can use it for slow cooking too. But there’s even more benefits.
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