This book puts emphasis on using steaming as a cooking method. This method reduces any oil needed for the food as well as locking in all the flavor and keeping the texture of the food.
Increasing vegetable consumption is a sure way you can change your diet to improve your health and promote weight loss. Veggies provide various essential vitamins and nutrients that bodies need to work effectively every day. If you’re looking to take in more vegetables, learn how to add vegetables to your diet in different ways, such as in side dishes, snacks, salads, juices, smoothies, and even hiding in some of your other favorite foods.
[Read more…] about 6 Tips for adding vegetables in your diet
Apparently when you want to slim down for that wedding dress steam vegetables are what you need. Examiner.com recently ran a story touting the celebs strict diet in order to lose weight for her upcoming wedding.
The Examiner quoted a friend writing.
…while still restricting carbohydrates, Kim is “counting the calories in everything and living on grilled fish, chicken and steamed vegetables.” Her food plan is based on the Atkins diet, which is a high fat ketogenic diet designed to boost fat-burning.
Read the full article at Examiner.com
Bamboo steamers are easy to come by, and relatively inexpensive. The steamers are available in a range of diameters, and are made of interlocking trays intended for stacking on atop of the other. Placed above simmering water, the steam from the water rises through the trays and cooks the food. It’s a simple premise that works astoundingly well. I use three trays, but you can certainly go up or down a level.
It was a reported that the 40-year-old actress showed she has a lot of self-control around food while out to eat with husband Chris Martin and their two children Tuesday. During carb-filled family dinner at Italian restaurant it was reported that Paltrow went completely Carb Free and dined on steamed veggies only. [Read more…] about Gwyneth Paltrow is really into steamed vegetables
If you’re anything like us (and most Americans), losing weight, exercising, eating healthier, or even possibly something as specific as adding more vegetables to your diet is on your annual ‘to do’ list. It’s one of our new years resolution each year, but like many, we fall short. One reason is the boredom brought on from eating the same old flavors over and over. Without some strategies to elevate the flavor of vegetables, it’s often easier to give up on those heartfelt resolutions before the year has barely begun. (December 31)
Well, just hang on a second! Steamed Veggies certainly don’t need to be boring, and you can find multitudes of ways to make them interesting and delicious without sacrificing their inherent health advantages. Check out these tips for vegetable side dishes with pizzazz. [Read more…] about Add Some Kick to Your Veggies