The most common labels are cage-free, free-range, or pasture-raised. All three environments are unregulated and not inspected by the USDA and US government. So if you can't trust the label, how do you verify what's best?
The USDA and US government do not certify or inspect whether the hen's living conditions match the package claims. That's why the Certified Humane seal is the first thing I...
The quality of the egg is determined by the life and health of the hen. The price or the grade on the package doesn't reveal what you need to know. So how do you know if the hens are healthy and happy? Look for these 3 Egg Essentials!
Pasture Raised is best because she's outdoors hunting for her larvae and grubs and eating the natural grass. The more nutrients they take in through their diets, the more it transfers to their cells,...
Temperature Guide for Grilled Burgers:
They cook quick! Three minutes for a 1/4 lb. 4 oz. burger brings it to 90% cooked most typically. Recommend using an instant-read thermometer to avoid over-cooking. Happy grilling!
If you want to have “fast food” on hand at home, frozen burgers are absolutely essential. Why? Most all of the boxed brands do NOT require a defrost. Which means, you can cook them frozen! Get the temp. guide here too!
Convenience is the big advantage over fresh burgers, because they’re always ready to go in the freezer to “cook & eat”. in less than 10 minutes on an outdoor grill or in a pan on the stove top. Either way, you’ll likely waste...
By the time I quit dieting I was SICK of chicken breasts. This chicken thigh cooking method helped me fall in love with chicken again. Healthy eating doesn't have to mean dry and flavorless food.
Get my favorite chicken seasoning here!
Great tasting meat relies on flavor and proper cooking technique. Follow these 10 tips to elevate the flavor and taste of what’s on your plate!
#1. Fat is flavor. The fattier cuts of meat like chicken thighs and rib-eye bring natural flavor inside the fatty marbling. Those are my two favorite cuts by the way. And they also do well retaining natural moisture, which means they don’t dry out as easily. I stopped eating chicken breasts when I leaned the fat in the chicken...
It's not just fresh ingredients! A healthy salad is just like any complete meal and includes the top three essential nutrients your body needs to stay healthy and satisfied: fiber, protein and healthy fat. Unfortunately, there are a lot of imposters that mimc healthy salad ingredients, which is why, you need to know more about what's essential and what to avoid.
Learn more and follow the highlighted links below to my 9 favorite healthy salad recipes!
The flavors of this dish sing! The lemon coming through in the perfect way to make the dish the best spring time dinner in your rotation.
TIP: Save time by using frozen artichoke hearts, available at Kroger stores and Trader Joe's.
Hunger and cravings are the primary signals your body uses to ask for the three key nutrients it needs to survive and thrive. Once it’s properly fed it will tell the brain to “Stop eating, I’m satisfied”. Fiber, protein and healthy fat are the three key nutrients that manage hunger and work best when consumed whole, in real, unprocessed foods.
Fiber is essential because it stays behind in your digestive tract to feed your good-gut-bacteria that literally...