How to Cook with Less Oil (Guide + Oil-Free Recipes)

Recently, I’ve been experimenting with cooking with less oil. Not no oil, per say, but certainly less. Mainly because it’s somewhat of an experiment and challenge for me, but also because there may be health benefits to reducing consumption…

How to Cook with Less Oil (Guide + Oil-Free Recipes)

Recently, I’ve been experimenting with cooking with less oil. Not no oil, per say, but certainly less. Mainly because it’s somewhat of an experiment and challenge for me, but also because there may be health benefits to reducing consumption of oils.

Why No Oil?

I’m well aware that a decent portion of our audience adheres to a whole foods plant-based diet, which generally does not advocate for the use of oils in cooking.

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Watermelon Juice

If you’ve ever wondered how to make watermelon juice, you’re in good company because we didn’t realize how easy it was until a few years back when playing with this watermelon cocktail.
You literally just scoop ripe, juicy watermelon into a blender, b…

Watermelon Juice

If you’ve ever wondered how to make watermelon juice, you’re in good company because we didn’t realize how easy it was until a few years back when playing with this watermelon cocktail.

You literally just scoop ripe, juicy watermelon into a blender, blend, and serve! Now, there are a few tricks to the trade, which we’ll be sharing in this post. So without further ado, let us show you how it’s done!

How to Make Watermelon Juice

It’s really as simple as adding to a blender and blending it up!

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How to Make Tortillas (2 Ingredients, Oil-Free!)

Our love for Mexican food is real, and it was only a matter of time before we started making our own corn tortillas from scratch since store-bought can be so hit-and-miss.
After much experimentation (and consulting friends for tips) we settled on this…

How to Make Tortillas (2 Ingredients, Oil-Free!)

Our love for Mexican food is real, and it was only a matter of time before we started making our own corn tortillas from scratch since store-bought can be so hit-and-miss.

After much experimentation (and consulting friends for tips) we settled on this easy recipe that’s not only easy to make but also easy to remember!

Our rough formula is a 1:1 masa harina to water ratio, plus a pinch of salt.

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How to Make Quick Pickled Vegetables: Guide & Recipes

Do you ever eat a delicious meal out and try to figure out where all the flavor is coming from? Because we definitely do that!
We’ve discovered that sometimes there’s a crunchy pickled vegetable element that really brings the dish to the ne…

How to Make Quick Pickled Vegetables: Guide & Recipes

Do you ever eat a delicious meal out and try to figure out where all the flavor is coming from? Because we definitely do that!

We’ve discovered that sometimes there’s a crunchy pickled vegetable element that really brings the dish to the next level.

And since quick pickled vegetables are so easy to make at home, we decided it’s time to share our foolproof recipes with you!

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Perfect Hard Boiled Eggs Every Time (3 Ways!)

Ever made hard boiled eggs and couldn’t get them to peel, undercooked the yolks, or overcooked the yolks? This guide is for you!
We tested all the tricks we’ve heard about making perfect hard boiled eggs to see what works and what doesn&#82…

Perfect Hard Boiled Eggs Every Time (3 Ways!)

Ever made hard boiled eggs and couldn’t get them to peel, undercooked the yolks, or overcooked the yolks? This guide is for you!

We tested all the tricks we’ve heard about making perfect hard boiled eggs to see what works and what doesn’t. The result: perfect hard boiled eggs every time! Let us show you how.

The Methods

We found three methods that worked well for making perfect hard boiled eggs every time.

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