Shrubs and drinking vinegars – what are they? For starters, they’re a refreshing and healthy mix of fruits fermented with sour vinegar. Trendy today in juice and cocktail bars, you can make your very own at home. Add them to your favorite alcoholic beverage, or craft your very own healthy mocktails! Learn their health benefits and how to make them, right here at Foodal.
Granulated, powdered, caster, turbinado, brown, sanding: there are lots of different types of sugar, and the list goes on! Avoid the insane sugar crash and look to Foodal for the best guide to understanding the most popular varieties. Find out exactly what each type is, and how you can use each one for your own cooking and baking needs. Read our article now!
A busy, modern lifestyle can leave no time for proper nutrition. And this may have an adverse effect on our health, energy, and the ability of our bodies to prevent disease. But a healthy diet doesn’t necessarily mean hours spent in the kitchen. Check out our easy tips to get a dose of dietary antioxidants every day, for vibrant health and vitality!
Diet plans can make some mighty big promises, but not all of them deliver on the claims that they make. But if you’re serious about making some positive changes, whether it’s to drop a couple of pounds, feel more energized, or enjoy better heart health, there are some outstanding programs to help you reach your goals. Join us for a look at the pros and cons of seven popular eating programs to find what’s best for you!
So you’ve been told that you should eat more sweet potato as they are chalk full of vitamins and nutrients. But the only way that you’ve ever had them has been either in a pie or swimming in a sea of marshmallow goo. So how do you fix them? Read these 19 different recipes for some creative ideas!
Wild rice is a delicacy. Get to know its origin, harvesting methods, characteristics, and the fantastic flavor of this exquisite grain here on Foodal. Plus, find out about delicious pairings and various cooking methods. It’s time to go wild for rice, and bring some color to your plate.
Are you wondering what role zinc plays in nutrition? Have you seen it listed on the labels of fortified cereals and multivitamins? Learn what foods are naturally rich in this mineral, what role it plays in the body, and why it’s essential to good health, all in this informative article from Foodal.
Apple cider vinegar has become wildly popular as a home remedy for pretty much everything that ails us. Claims abound about its super nutritional properties and its ability to cure everything from acne to acid reflux. But how many of these claims are actually true, and which ones are just hype? Join us on Foodal as we sift through the facts and the fiction about this popular condiment!
Heart disease is ranked as the number one killer around the world – and it’s actually our own choices that keep it at the top of the list. Want to learn a few simple, preventative strategies to boost your health? Join us as we explore how eating smart can keep your heart beating strong for a long, healthy life! Read more.
We sing its praises all the time during the holidays (literally), but do you know why we roast chestnuts on an open fire? Roasted chestnuts are popular winter fare around the world. From China to America, from ancient history to the modern day, from cooking indoors at home grabbing a snack from an outdoor street vendor, these toasty nuts are definitely essential during the cold months! Read more on Foodal.
So many apple varieties, so little time! Confused about which apples are best for fresh eating, baking into pies, making into hard cider, and using for other recipes and applications? Foodal has the answers in our comprehensive list of grocery store standbys, farmers market favorites, heirlooms, and more!