Healthy Abbotsford Blog

What to Do With All Those Carrots?

Do you have a big bags of carrots in the fridge and don’t know what to do with them? Watch this quick video and learn how to make a Moroccan Carrot and Orange Salad. The salad only has 5 ingredients and takes only minutes to make.

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How to Choose the Right Oil

This is a great article if you’ve ever found yourself in the kitchen wondering which oil you should be cooking with. In this article from www.acefitness.org, you will learn the cooking uses, the type of fat and smoke point (important so you don’t smoke out your kitchen) for the following oils:

  • Almond
  • Avacado
  • Butter
  • Canola
  • Coconut
  • Grapeseed
  • Olive
  • Peanut
  • Sesame
  • Sunflower
  • Vegetable

 

The Article

You’ve probably heard that extra virgin olive oil is good for you (hello, Mediterranean diet) and that margarine is bad for you (trans fats). But what kinds of oils are best for your health? And which ones are best suited for high-temperature cooking like sautéing, stir-frying and baking versus better for salad dressing and finishing sauces? Most people are familiar with basic cooking oils, such as canola and vegetable oils, and the most popular kid on the block (with a mixed reputation), coconut oil. If you’re feeling a bit confused, we’ll help you sort things out. Click here to read the rest.

 

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Homemade Fishy Crackers

Parents are becoming more and more aware of what goes into the food they feed their family. Whether it be because of allergies, sensitivities or simply a desire to eat better, we are becoming more educated on the food we eat.

And once you start reading all the labels of your child’s favorite snack foods, you realize that you can’t pronounce most of the ingredients, never mind knowing if they are healthy or not.

In this video you will learn a simple recipe (only 4 ingredients) so that you can make your own, healthy, fishy crackers.

Whole Wheat Cheddar Crackers - video

Whole Wheat Cheddar Crackers

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