Whether you produce a bountiful harvest from your garden or you’re a shopper who buys in bulk when foods go on sale, there are many reasons to try dehydration over other food storage methods, and the process is not difficult.
Having a dehydrator in your kitchen makes it a cinch to create your own healthy snacks. There are heaps of fruits and veggies you can dry with your kitchen dehydrator. A huge benefit of dehydrated fruits and vegetables is that they have a long shelf life, as well as being lightweight which makes them perfect to store or take along to hikes and other outdoor activities. (more…)
During a recent holiday, my four-year-old son decided to become a vegetarian. We were driving along the beautiful Pacific coast and saw some cows grazing. Somehow it was mentioned that beef comes from cows, which he apparently had no idea of. Then and there he decided not to eat animals anymore. (more…)
We’re constantly told we need to eat our five a day, now I consider myself a relatively healthy person (relatively, because at the time of writing I’m eating a brownie) but getting enough vegetables into my diet, and no doubt your diet isn’t always easy. One of the simplest ways to do this is to swap about some of your everyday carbs with vegetable substitutes – think cauliflower rice or courgetti (zucchini that’s been spiralised into a spaghetti-like ribbons).