6 Best Keto-Friendly Cooking Oils

Keto is a low carb, high fat diet, but sometimes the “high fat” part can be a challenge — especially if you’re new to eating keto and unused to eating so much fat. To ensure you get enough of this macronutrient, you can be more generous with cooking oil on your food.

However, it can be difficult to know which cooking oils are best suited for keto. All oils are pure fat and don’t contain any carbs, but from a health perspective, some are better than others (1).

Here are 6 of the best keto-friendly oils and cooking

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Cooking with kids promotes healthy eating habits



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Getting kids to form healthy eating habits is no easy task. But why? Have you ever wondered what causes kids (and some adults) to turn up their noses when served leafy greens? Science says it could have a lot to do with how people are taught to nourish themselves as kids.

One study from the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior found that young adults with strong cooking skills are more inclined to eat healthily as an adult. According to the study, having confidence in the kitchen “led to fewer fast-food meals, more meals as a family and

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3 Vegetarian Recipes That Changed My Cooking

A few weeks ago, a friend sent me the cutest photo of her sweet, pudgy-cheeked baby eating a bit of kale-sauce pasta. The baby was in a high chair, grinning before the wreckage of her dinner — green sauce on her face and hands, bits of pasta up to her elbows. Now that baby knows how to enjoy her food, I thought with admiration.

A bunch of just-boiled greens, still hot and dripping wet, puréed with a little fried garlic, grated cheese and olive oil becomes such a crowd pleaser when you toss it with pasta. You can even

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The Endless Pleasures of Vegetarian Cooking

By trade, I’m an omnivore. The only food rule I follow is that I eat everything, because anything can lead to deliciousness. Maybe it’s goat meat on the bone, cooked low and slow and served in a dark pool of its own cooking juices. Maybe it’s a bloomy wheel of cheese made from cashew milk, dense and creamy in the middle. If it’s good, I want it, and then I want seconds.

But when I cook at home, what I want more and more of is vegetables. Right now, this instant, I want long, skinny tongues of charred eggplant dressed

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There’s an app for that: 5 recipes that prove that appetizers can be better than the meal itself | Food & Cooking

And you don’t even have to grill them, though you can if you want. I didn’t. I charred my pepper over the gas flame on my stove, which creates a smoky grilled taste without a grill. And I did the same with my red onion by cutting it into thick slices, like onion rings, and broiling it.

The fourth element is the most important but also the most easily overlooked: the tortilla. When lightly browned and stuffed with melted cheese and savory vegetables, a good tortilla makes the rest of your meal pale in comparison.

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Summer Vegetarian Dinners That Don’t Require Cooking

We are officially in the thick of summer, and in many parts of the country temps are soaring well above 90 degrees. Even if you have your air conditioning on full blast, the thought of turning the oven on or standing over a hot stove to cook can be torturous.

One of the many perks of plant-based protein is that it doesn’t have to be heated up—and some goes for all the beautiful produce that is in season right now. Nixing cooking out if the meal-making process cuts down on time, too. That makes the summer vegetarian dinners rounded

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