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Apples enrich the kitchen all year round. We’re showing the whole culinary spectrum of the apple from sweet to savory and reveal which healthy secrets are hidden under the skin. We’re also sharing our sweet and savory recipe for Apple Tarte with Lavender. Vitamins, fiber and positive side effects Americans consume about 18 pounds of fresh apples per capita each year. And rightly so! There are so many tasty apple varieties, with so many valuable nutrients. Although an apple is 85 percent water, it contains over 30 different vitamins including A, B, C, E and K, plus potassium, magnesium and folic acid. Plus, pectin — a beneficial fiber that helps to stabilize blood sugar, bind toxins such as cholesterol, and ensure a healthy, active intestinal flora. Pectin is also used as a vegetable gelling and binding agent. Varieties, characteristics and use Around 7,500 apple varieties are grown throughout the world, and more than 2,500 are grown in the United States. The Red Delicious is the most
Root vegetables have been a delicious part of healthy eating of many cultures and cuisines for a long time. Home cooks continue to explore all the varieties and wonderful flavors, while enjoying these nutrient-rich tubers. The good thing is the good underneath When we think of root vegetables, we often think of potatoes, parsnips or carrots. But there are so many additional tasty choices including radishes, turnips, Jerusalem artichokes, celeriac, fennel, jicama and beetroot. Root vegetables not only bring strong and r
Pumpkin season is in full swing and now is the time to enjoy the flavor of these colorful vegetables. Pumpkins and gourds are considered to be a low allergen food and easily digestible pulp, making it ideal people with intolerances, babies and toddlers. Our Mini Pumpkin recipe take these simple and seasonal ingredients, along with chestnuts, and is cooked quickly and easily in a pressure cooker. We used the delicious Butternut and Hokkaido gourds for their nutty-buttery aromas and the addition of chestnuts for sweet
Spanish cuisine is as colorful as their culture. Cooking and eating together are important parts of the Spanish way of life, and those who’ve visited this beautiful country know that their famous paella is a must! Our pressure cooker makes cooking this paella fast and easy, and it also preserves nutritional value and conserves energy. Ingredients: 2 tbsp olive oil 1 small onion, finely diced 1 garlic clove, chopped ½ cup risotto rice 1 ¼ cup vegetable broth 1 small red pepper, diced ¼ cup peas (frozen)
Everyone has their favorite way of preparing, and eating eggs. They can deliver nutrition, flavor and excitement when prepared properly. We’ve gathered essential information for choosing and preparing eggs, so that you can enjoy the maximum flavor, without any fuss. One Egg, Many Possibilities Scrambled, in omelets, poached, hard-or-soft-boiled, or fried, the breakfast is not boring when eggs are served. There are many other ways to enjoy eggs beyond these classics, it just takes a bit of imagination. Sc