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Cooking Safely Using a Teflon Pan

Teflon cookware finds a place in almost every kitchen. For those who have actually used pans before the Teflon era, the non-stick variety seems miraculous....(more)

Non-Stick Pans: Learn the Facts

The health community is full of concerns revolving around non-stick cookware and possible links to cancer, wondering if non-stick pans are safe. It is not...(more)

Teflon Coated Pans: Find Out the Health Risks

Many consumers fear rumored health risks associated with Teflon-coated pans. Such risks include possible links to cancer. This is because of findings relating a certain...(more)

Dinner Recipes

Indian Style Eggplant

Indian cuisine uses many different types of spices and herbs. Most spices have distinct flavors and add very unique tastes to food. This recipe uses three of the most utilized Indian spices which are turmeric, cumin and coriander. Turmeric is very high in antioxidants and gives dishes an intense yellow color depending on quantity used. These spices are available at most supermarkets so you won't have a problem finding them....(more)

Kung Pao Tofu

Kung Pao is a very popular Asian dish that when prepared correctly it can save you loads of fat and sodium. Store bought varieties rely on additives, artificial colors and flavors. Making this sauce at home takes minutes and the flavor and quality supersedes store bought varieties. Choosing tofu as the protein keeps this dish low-fat without compromising taste and nutrition....(more)

Asian Vegetable Noodles

Asian cuisine is extremely versatile. It mostly relies on a variety of fresh vegetables which are low in fat. The protein of choice can vary from using chicken, beef, seafood, or tofu. In order to keep this Asian vegetable noodle recipe lower in fat I used vegetables and a tablespoon of cashew nuts to incorporate healthy fats. If you like to keep the recipe gluten free opt for using rice noodles, however, if gluten is not an issue you can also use whole wheat or egg noodles....(more)

Converting Recipes

Low-Fat Christmas Recipes

Christmas is the most magical time of the year. For kids, presents magically appear underneath the tree. For adults, pounds magically appear on the hips and stomach. If you want to experience delicious Christmas magic without having to worry about all those extra pounds, try using low-fat ingredients in your favorite recipes. Low-fat Christmas recipes will save you from those magically appearing pounds without making all the flavor disappear, too....(more)

Scrambled Eggs: Do They Taste as Good with Egg Substitutes?

Scrambled eggs are a staple of many peoples' breakfast. Eaten on toast, accompanied by a full fried breakfast or eaten on their own, scrambled eggs are a healthy and cheap breakfast or light meal and an excellent source of protein. However, many people cannot or do not want to eat eggs, so look to use an egg substitute instead. By changing this fundamental ingredient of this dish, do the scrambled eggs taste as good with egg substitute than eggs?...(more)

Key Foods to Avoid When on a Low Saturated Fat Diet

A low saturated fat diet is difficult to stick with in the modern world of fast food and overly processed meals. Having a list of basic things to avoid is useful when trying to stick to a low saturated fat diet. There are a few basic things to remember the next time you are at the grocery store planning your meals for the week....(more)

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