Fats and cooking oils are major staples of the ketogenic diet. These ingredients help add healthy fats to your meals to help you achieve ketosis, but they also come with many other added health benefits. But it’s important to know that not all fats and oils are created equal! Many popular oils like canola oil […]
Cats often get fed all sorts of food from around the house, particularly if there are leftovers that nobody wants. At the same time, they do have a habit of getting into food that wasn’t really meant for them. Most of the time, this isn’t a big deal and in small quantities most food won’t cause any lasting harm to your cat.
However, people often overlook the fact that cats have a different metabolism than humans (and other pets). Because of this, some food that is safe for humans may be extremely risky for cats. In some cases, the food you give them could even result in health problems or death. Realistically, most of us need to be paying much more attention to what our cats eat than we actually do.
Psychedelic, psychoactive, hallucinogenic… whatever you want to call them, we seem to have a hardwired impulse to seek out plants and substances that alter our perception in some way. With such a large number of plants out there that can have this effect, it shouldn’t be too surprising that some of these plants are actually […]
Having delicious meals in the freezer is a fantastic way to save time, especially on nights when you really don’t want to cook. To get the most out of freezing meals, you need to make good decisions. We’ve talked about tips for freezer meals and good freezer meals to order in the past, so this […]
Having a well-stocked freezer is especially important in these uncertain times, but you also need to be sure that your frozen food actually tastes good. That’s where these tips for freezing food come into play.
There are many different vegetables that each have their own benefits to the human body. Whether it be spinach, asparagus, avocado, or celery, it’s no secret that a vegetable-heavy diet is one that’s good for your body, in more ways than one. Now if you read that first paragraph and thought there was nothing wrong […]
If you’re like a lot of people, you probably haven’t heard of the exotic dragon fruit until around a few years ago. You might not have even heard of it at all until very recently, too. Maybe you’ve only discovered it during one of your trips to the local supermarket. Regardless of how you’ve found […]
Let’s say you’re enjoying a wonderful dinner with your date or spouse at a fancy fine dining restaurant. Your waiter comes in with a bottle of Italian Chianti and pours a glass for both of you. You then make a toast with the wine, but as you tap your glasses together, a bit of the […]
Pick your poison, we all enjoy a little (or a lot) booze from time to time, but have you ever thought about what actually goes into making the drinks that spice up our nightlife or mend broken hearts? There’s a story behind every cocktail, and a farmer that grew your craft beer from the ground. […]
Coffee is delicious, but what do you do to those grounds once they’ve been used to make your morning brighter? Please don’t say straight to the landfill! There are many ways that you can reuse coffee grounds for either sustainability reasons or just saving money since it can serve multiple handy purposes.
Typically these recipes call for damp freshly spent coffee grounds, but if you are going to save some for the long haul, make sure you dry the used grounds before storing, because they will mold otherwise (eww).