If you’re cutting out processed foods in October you are part of a growing movement of people who care deeply about what is going into their bodies. In September the ASPCA launched a national challenge asking people to make the welfare-conscious choice. The Change Your Chicken campaign challenges consumers to avoid all factory-farmed chicken products for 30 days and instead purchase only products bearing meaningful animal welfare certifications.
Not to say that all store-bought crackers are über-processed, but I’m thinking the majority of them wouldn’t pass the Kitchen Test. So if I was really going to embrace this month free of processed foods, I knew I was going to need crackers and I knew I was going to need to make them myself.
Here are three sauces you can easily incorporate into your daily routine and enhance your plant-based dishes. Make them your own by adding ethnic spices, various oils, citrus, and herbs to create your own unique combinations.
Whereever I go, whenever I speak about ancient grains, inevitably someone will raise a hand and confess, with a sigh, “I’d love to eat better but I’m afraid whole grains take too much time to cook. I am too busy.” You know the feeling, don’t you?
Fried rice and stir fries are easy ways to transform whatever ingredients you have on hand into a quick dinner. Using a spice mix makes that dinner even faster and ensures you have a perfectly seasoned meal every time.
Jory brought her daughter into the kitchen as a way to keep her cuddly baby close while she went about her day, but it morphed into a fun way to spend time with her and introduce her to real, healthy food. Here are five unprocessed recipes that they now love to cook together.
This Sriracha hot sauce recipe consists of only a few ingredients, and as with anything homemade, you can tweak it to use your favorite chiles, or to reflect what is currently in season. It’s a perfect condiment for, well, everything!
Delicata is a great fall squash that has an edible skin. With the exception of the seeds, very little of this squash goes to waste. It’s long and narrow shape is also a perfect vehicle for stuffing.