Health & Nutrition

grilling gone wrong

Culinary, What's New

Grilling is fun and can be delicious. With a few precautions, you can keep foodborne pathogens, fires and exposure to carcinogens from spoiling one of our best warm weath …

food that are good for the environment

Health & Nutrition, Sustainable Agriculture

Improve your oil: It doesn’t make sense to buy healthy, sustainable foods and then cook them with oils made from genetically modified plants.

cooking oils belong in your kitchen

Culinary

Today’s cooks have many more options, and thankfully, most of them are healthier. This guide describes eight cooking oils which deserve a spot in your kitchen. It also li …

perennial foods

Culinary, Sustainable Agriculture, What's New

If a home garden full of perennial plants, such as rhubarb, asparagus, onions, berries, grapes and yams can deliver bushels of nutritious food with little to no effort, c …

about heart health

Health & Nutrition

Your mom told you to limit your butter and egg consumption based on 1950s and 1960s research that is now considered outdated and flawed. Healthy saturated fats, such as t …

non-GMO snack

Health & Nutrition, Tocotrienol

Palm oil comes from the fruit of the oil palm tree. Squeezing the fruit releases a pure, red oil. Its processing is similar to olive oil. But unlike many other edible oil …

Eggplant and Mango Cold Soba Noodle

Sustainable Cooking with Functional Benefits

This delicious dish is a great and healthy way to get the benefits of Malaysian Palm Oil.

snackingcan teach kids to love the planet

Health & Nutrition, Sustainability

Tell kids their love of juicy grapes, crunchy apples and tart rhubarb helps Mother Earth. And, teach them to look for other perennially produced ingredients on food label …

Health & Nutrition

“The assumption that saturated fat at any level of intake is deleterious is not supported by scientific evidence.”

popcorn

Culinary

From the cast iron pot to the electric air popper to the game-changing microwave popcorn bags, How we make popcorn has changed over the years. Now we’ve learned that gran …

snacks made with palm oil

Health & Nutrition, Sustainable Agriculture

Most American manufacturers prefer Malaysian palm oil because it is grown and produced responsibly. The country has strict standards in place which protect the environmen …

smoke point, Malaysian palm oil, healthy oil, healthy cooking oil

Culinary, Health & Nutrition

This post was originally published on June 12, 2014 and updated on March 26, 2020. If you’ve ever heated oil to the point where it starts to smoke, then you have exceeded …

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