Consider this scenario: You want to add some more fiber to your diet, and you discover that wild rice can be a great source of this. However, when researching how to make rice, different websites tell you different things and might recommend adding unnecessary ingredients to the rice that might ruin the health value. You finally find a recipe that might work for you, but when you try to cook it, your rice comes out hard, chewy, and tasteless. What went wrong? It’s just rice, does it have to be this difficult?Continue reading Healthy Cooking Rice & Other Grains – Quick Tips and Recipes
Tired of your electric slow cooker gadgets taking too much space and looking for a way to slow cook right on the stove top and in the oven? Then you are not alone: modern slow cookers are not only complex to use, but they also pose some serious health risks, which is causing healthy cooks to look for better alternatives. This article explains the criteria for choosing the best slow cooker that can conveniently slow cook healthy food on a stovetop.Continue reading One Slow Cooker for Stove, Oven & Crockpot – Non-toxic & Healthy
Clay Pot Chicken and Other Clay Cooking Recipes From Around the World
If you have arrived here, you must be someone who is aware of the distinct deliciousness of food cooked in clay and are perhaps looking for more recipes and information on this amazing cooking method. Maybe you tried a claypot chicken dish at a friend’s party, or bread made in a clay oven…
Whatever be the case, we have some delicious recipes from around the world cooked in clay, wise tips on choosing the right clay pot for cooking, and not to mention some delicious claypot chicken recipes!Continue reading How to Cook Clay Pot Chicken? – Useful Tips & Recipes
Beans are protein-rich legumes that can be added to a variety of dishes to give them an extra protein boost. For example, you can combine beans with fiber rich whole grains to make a wholesome meal. The most popular types include black beans, pinto beans, kidney beans and garbanzo beans; and these come in dried, canned, fresh, roasted, or pre-cooked versions. However, preparing beans in a healthy way can sometimes be a challenge, given their long periods of soaking required in order for them to cook faster & healthier.
If you have experienced trouble with bean preparation, this article acts as a guide for soaking and cooking dried beans. In addition, it presents the best way to pressure cook beans, with less overall hassle and better health value.Continue reading How To Soak Beans Before Cooking?
You just recently got yourself one or more of MEC’s 100% non-toxic clay pots, the safest pots and pans for cooking. But how do you take care of it? How do you make it last? Thankfully, if you follow these useful tips for cleaning and maintaining your MEC unglazed clay pots, these pots can last you a lifetime. Here is a quick guide for taking care of your healthy cookware:Continue reading Maintenance Tips for Your Clay Cookware: How to Clean Your Clay Pot and More!
Clay pot cooking might not be the primary method of cooking in our civilization anymore, but it used to be so until a few hundred years ago. This primary method of cooking changed only recently, when people started mining metals in excess and found a way to repurpose them into cookware.
Making cookware was a good way to reuse these metals, right? Unfortunately, no, because when this happened, we lost touch with the numerous health benefits that comes from cooking in an “all-natural” and “pure” material offered.Continue reading Clay Pot Cooking: The come back of an Ancient Art & Science in Modern Kitchens
Your best yogurt can be made at home, you know why? Because you can make it in the most healthy and non-toxic way! The commercial prepared store bought version of yogurt pales in comparison to the taste, thickness and flavor offered by homemade yogurt in this method that we are about to teach you! And of course this is achieved without the use of artificial thickeners, pectin, and whatnot. Also, you can forget about getting your food close to plastic (most store bought yogurt are prepared and come in toxic plastic containers). So, without further ado, let us dive into the best way of making yogurt that has been practiced from time immemorial.Continue reading An Easy and Foolproof Way to Make the Best Yogurt at Home
Rice has been a staple for countless generations as a grain that provides nourishment for the body. Rice is an excellent source of complex carbohydrates, which acts as a source of energy for our body. Our body’s ability to convert the carbohydrates in rice into energy is why rice serves as a great addition to many meals.
Looking for a completely non-toxic rice cooker that can cook delicious rice without needing to add unhealthy additives? When looking at conventional cookware, you often find that the rice cooker is never truly non-toxic, with its material, glazes, or other additives leaching toxins into your food. Additionally, you often find that you have to add unhealthy substances to the rice itself to compensate for the rice cooker’s inability to prepare rice, like adding unhealthy cooking oils, fats, and greases. It may seem hopeless, but Miriam’s Earthen Cookware (MEC) has you covered! Making rice in MEC’s pure, primary clay pots is simple, easy, and especially healthy. This article details out the benefits of cooking rice in MEC, compares MEC to other common conventional cookware, and provides some quick tips on cooking rice and some healthy rice recipes for your everyday use.Continue reading Cook Rice and Grain Dishes from Around the World in this Non-Toxic Rice Cooker Made in USA
Making yogurt at home is much healthier than the store-bought yogurt, but some still go for the store bought yogurt because of the difficulty involved making yogurt, and understandably so! This article aims at focusing on the homemade yogurt benefits, while providing solutions that make yogurt-making far more convenient. With yogurt-making made easy, you can say goodbye to store bought yogurt and embrace the wonderful healthfulness of homemade yogurt!Continue reading Benefits of Making Yogurt at Home over Store Bought Yogurt
Rice is a staple for most of the world’s population, which makes rice cookers one of the most popular cooking pots around the globe. There are different types of rice cookers available in the market today, and rice cookers with a stainless steel inner pot are very common. Stainless steel pots do not corrode as quickly as other cookware and are durable, making it a generally preferred choice for a rice cooker insert. But what if we told you there was a cookware that acted as a better insert than even stainless steel, or could operate as a better rice cooker altogether? This article will highlight the pros and cons of common stainless steel inserts on the market, and provide the healthiest option for rice cooking.Continue reading Healthy Rice Cooking in Stainless Steel Pots: Pros, Cons and a Better Alternative