From your oven and ranges, to your refrigerator and freezer, to your blender, your appliances, when used properly, can be one of your best tools in your efforts to eat healthier. Much of healthy eating comes down to planning and preparation, says Tamara Melton, MS, RDN, LD, founder of LaCarte Wellness, a corporate wellness consultation … Continue reading "Advice from a dietitian on how your appliances can help you eat healthier"
For most, a sizzling summer usually conjures up images of backyard barbeque and flipping burgers on the grill. Unfortunately for apartment and condo dwellers, grilling outdoors is probably not an option. AHAM has assembled some quick tips courtesy of Men’s Fitness magazine for those who are limited to cooking indoors: Pick a heavy pan – … Continue reading "Don’t Own a Grill? No Problem! Follow these Indoor Grilling Tips!"
It’s that time of year when college freshman are moving into dorms and harried parents are trying to make sure their son or daughter has everything they need for the new school year. Besides a computer, probably the most important features in a dorm room are mini-refrigerators, microwaves and any other small appliances students can … Continue reading "College Students Need Appliances, Too"
Attending a wedding or baby shower this summer? If so, there’s a good chance that you will be bringing a gift with you. Some of the most popular gifts for newlyweds are small appliances, and according to a new study conducted by The NPD Group, U.S. consumers spent $112 million on gifts of small appliances … Continue reading "Study: Small Appliances Make Popular Gifts for Weddings, Bridal Showers"
How do you get your daily dose of fruits and vegetables? Do you prefer to eat them whole or make your own juice? If you answered that you don’t get your daily dose of fruits and veggies, perhaps you should consider investing in a juicer. According to a recent article in the Wall Street Journal, … Continue reading "Juicing Gains in Popularity"
Pick up the June issue of Kitchen and Bath Ideas Magazine, or visit KitchenBathideas.com to read their “Small But Mighty?? article (pg. 27) on space saving appliances that make meal prep and cleanup easier! Many of your kitchen appliances are available in smaller sizes or space saving configurations. If you are redesigning your kitchen, the … Continue reading "Space Saving Appliances: Small, Tidy and Mighty!"
The rice cooker is one of the most convenient kitchen items you may be overlooking. More and more people are discovering the rice cooker, including celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck. A recent AHAM study shows that only 23% of households have a rice cooker, and 73% of those people got theirs within the past four years. … Continue reading "Have you tried a rice cooker?"