Cooking Techniques

Seitan

If you have celiac disease, or for other reasons follow a gluten free diet, this post is not for you.  Seitan is a plant-based protein made entirely from wheat gluten, water and a few seasonings, so you can stop reading now (or, better yet, share this with a friend who eats gluten – they’ll be glad you did). 

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Cumin Powder

Cumin powder is a spice that frequently used in Indian, Mexican and around the world.  You can buy it at the store, pre-ground, or if you really want to up your flavor game, try making it fresh in your own kitchen. 

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Help, It’s The Holidays! Healthy Cooking Tips

by Kim Arnold, RDN

It’s that time of year again; my favorite time of year!   The crisp air, the decorations, the gatherings with family and friends…and the over-abundance of rich meals and sweet treats.  Okay, maybe that part isn’t so great.  For those of you trying to lose weight or maintain it, this happy time of year can quickly turn into a stressful and frustrating experience.  If you try to ignore those favorite foods that you look forward to at the holidays, you are likely to feel deprived and eventually devour twice as much.  So what should you do? 

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