10 Food Trends for 2021

10 Food Trends for 2021

Photo: iStock   When it comes to food trends for 2021, I think it is safe to say that health and wellness is the overarching theme. Certainly, the ongoing pandemic is strongly influencing trends not only from a health standpoint but also due to the increased need...
Featured Ingredient: Plant-Based Proteins

Featured Ingredient: Plant-Based Proteins

Photo: Dragna Marius on Unsplash   Plant-based proteins is a topic I am often asked about in the cooking classes I offer. About 5% of Americans identify as vegetarians according to recent consumer surveys, with an increasing number of non-vegetarians replacing...
2020 Food Trends

2020 Food Trends

Photo: iStock/ Sveta Zarzamora   More plants, please! When it comes to this year’s food trends, we, as consumers, are truly driving a more focused game.  With high rates of obesity and chronic health conditions in the United States (such as heart disease, cancer,...
Healthy Cooking Oils

Healthy Cooking Oils

photo: iStock/AlexPro9500 A good quality cooking oil is an important component of meal preparation and a healthy diet. With so many oils available on store shelves, selection can feel confusing and overwhelming. Oils have various levels of fat, come in a variety of...