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Learn Healthy Cooking Options From Cooking Magazines in Cooking

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Public domain image from Pixabay.com

There are a variety of ways you can learn how to be more creative in the kitchen and expand your culinary skills:

  • take classes,
  • read books,
  • keep up with Carma’s Cookery,
  • and read cooking magazines.

The article below shares the author’s thoughts on the latter.

After the article, I’ve posted links to four of my favorite cooking magazines.


 

Healthy cooking has become a casualty to our fast-paced modern lifestyle. When time seems a luxury, we are looking for easier options, like home-delivered burgers, pizzas, and other fast food from take-away eateries. Even the home cooking is now getting…

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Healthy Snacks That Won’t Wreck A Diet

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[CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

And now for my last post on foods choices that help you stay on track for your weight loss resolution — Snacking, the Bane of Many Diets.

Snacking might be the No. 1 enemy of a New Year’s resolution to eat better, lose weight and get healthy. But, snacking is an important part of tiding you over in between meals. So, the question is, can you have your cake and eat it too? Absolutely! You just need to snack smarter.

Fortunately, there are some wonderful snack ideas that taste great, satisfy cravings and won’t ruin a diet. You just have to make better choices and make a conscious effort to shop smarter and reach for the right foods.

Here are some fantastic choices for snacks that won’t push a dieting plan to the breaking point:
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Foods That Work With Weight Loss Resolutions

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When the clock struck midnight to herald the arrival of 2008, thousands of people all over the world made the decision to lose weight and eat healthier in the new year. Are you one of them? I, for one, renewed my 10-year resolution to loose weight. In fact, I started working out each morning, alternating upper and lower body workouts.

Alas, many of us will stray from their resolutions almost as quickly as they made them. Can you believe I forgot to do my workout this morning? I was so focused on coming to my computer to write this blog entry! Now how’s that for an excuse?

Anyway, with temptations all around us, and fast food joints often making eating unhealthy seem as the easier choice, the odds just aren’t in our favor.

But it doesn’t have to be that way.
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Healthy Cooking With Ginger

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I love ginger, both fresh and dried. It add a robust, but sometimes subtle flavor to a wide variety of recipes, from cookies to sauces. While ginger delivers a satisfying spice to cooking, it is also often used in traditional means of medicine.

When purchasing young ginger at the local grocery store, you will encounter a fragrant, fleshy, juicy, pungent root that supplies a mild taste packed with spice. Mature ginger possesses a great deal of fiber and is dry, which creates a spicier taste than younger samples. Today, an increasing amount of cooks are using ginger to enhance the nutritional value of their dishes.
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