Prebiotics vs. Probiotics: What’s the Difference?

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Prebiotics and probiotics are relatively modern terms in today’s food-related vocabulary. Both support digestive health and are readily available in foods and supplements. However, their functions in the body differ. Read on and increase your knowledge of prebiotics and probiotics and their place in your healthy diet.

Free-Range and Conventional Eggs: What’s the Difference?

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Have you noticed the case at the grocery store is starting to resemble a designer showroom with displays of multiple types of eggs? Join us as we compare free-range and conventional eggs to determine if one is superior to the other, and whether a better lifestyle for the chickens translates into a healthier product.

What Is Sorghum?

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Sorghum is gaining a firm foothold in the American diet. You may have seen it packaged, spotted it on a food label, or noticed it in a recipe. What do we know about sorghum? Read on to learn what it is, where it comes from, and how it’s used. Then you can decide if it is an appropriate addition to your healthy diet.

Canola vs. Rapeseed Oil: What’s the Difference?

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Let’s talk about plant-based oils. Are canola oil and rapeseed oil the same thing? We’ll discuss why these names are sometimes used interchangeably, and whether or not one variety is actually more suitable for culinary use. If you’re not sure what the difference is, read more now to learn what sets them apart.

Can Eating Too Many Carrots Turn You Orange?

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Bright orange carrots are a staple in many homes, where they appear regularly in salads, sides, soups, stews, and baked goods. They are a source of vitamin A, a nutrient essential for cell development, good vision, and a healthy immune system. Is it true that eating too many can turn skin orange? Read on to find out.

How to Freeze Bananas

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Do you love using bananas in smoothies, quick breads, muffins, and more? If you want to always have a stash at the ready to use in your favorite recipes, you need to learn how to freeze them properly. We’ll lend you a hand with prepping, storing, thawing, and using this sweet fruit. Read more to get the full tutorial.

Tips for Baking at High Elevations

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Are your baked goods falling flat, with disappointing results? A little adjustment may be called for to bake delicious cakes at high elevations. Whether you need to increase the bake time or oven temperature, or tinker with the quantities of flour, sugar, leavening, or other ingredients, we’re here to help. Read more.

How to Prep Onions

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Having a tough time trying to cut an onion? Even though it is one of the most essential ingredients for building aromatics and flavors in so many recipes, an onion can be a little tricky to prep properly. We’re here to help you select, store, and prep this important allium. Get our tips and full tutorial now.

What Is Nutritional Yeast?

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Have you hopped on the nooch train yet? Or maybe you’re unfamiliar with these mysterious yellow flakes that seem to be popping up everywhere, from restaurants to grocery stores? Learn about the history, ingredients, nutritional makeup, dietary benefits, and suggested uses for nutritional yeast in our guide. Read more.

How to Store Tofu

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Tofu is a versatile ingredient that can be enjoyed in many ways, but not every recipe calls for the whole package. From choosing the right container to storing it in the fridge or freezer, we share the best methods for preserving the silky protein so you can make the most of your tofu. Keep reading for our guide.

How to Defrost Poultry: 3 Methods to Thaw out your Bird

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Have you ever felt that sinking dread as dinnertime approaches and you realize you haven’t plucked your poultry from the freezer? No need to panic. This guide provides three techniques to take your meat from frozen to winner-winner chicken dinner. Read on to determine which defrosting option you should take.

Breadcrumbs vs. Panko: What’s the Difference?

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Breadcrumbs are what make macaroni and cheese crispy on top, fish filets crunchy, and ground beef bind together for juicy meatballs and meatloaf. But did you know there’s a similar ingredient called panko? Read on to find out all you need to know about breadcrumbs and panko, as we explore the origins and uses of each.