A well-stocked pantry

Start getting your pantry ready. Here are some things we always keep in ours. You may want to have these items on hand: Whole wheat flour* Nutritional Yeast* (find at most health food stores) Organic Corn Meal* Organic Bread Crumbs* Cream of Wheat Cacao Powder (raw)** *these items you will see in many of the recipes […]

Update your spice rack

There are some things you may want to make sure you are stocked up on in your spice rack (or at the very least make sure the spices will come out when you shake them! Nobody likes crusty spices!) This list should be a good base line, but there will be recipes that call for […]

Oils to Use

Oils are a tricky subject. As a basic rule of thumb, from a health perspective, there really should only be two types of oils in your pantry: Virgin Coconut Oil Extra Virgin Olive Oil Use Coconut Oil any time you’re cooking and use Olive Oil for non-cooking uses (salads, dips, etc.) We’ve all been drilled to use […]

Kitchen Tools

Here are some of the kitchen tools that we tend to use often.  You probably already have all of these in your kitchen, but if not, you may want to look into it. There are not many. Cutting Board This is key, you will be doing a lot of chopping, so do yourself a favor […]

Nutritional Yeast

Nutritional yeast is something you’ll see pop up in a lot of Kitchen Skinny recipes. It’s a common ingredient in ‘vegan’ kitchens because it provides both nutrition and flavor. Because of its nutty, cheesy flavor, nutritional yeast is a common cheese substitute. We encourage you to try it. It’s a great addition not only for […]

Liquid Aminos

What is liquid aminos?    Great question! Bragg Liquid Aminos is a liquid protein concentrate, derived from NON-GMO soybeans.  In our recipes, we use it as a soy sauce substitute. Here is a link to a picture of our bottle from our spice rack update.   You can (usually) pick this up at most grocery stores.  For sure at […]

Dulse

Dulse pronounced  (dls), is an edible seaweed that grows on both sides of the northern Atlantic Ocean. Dulse is very rich in Vitamins B6, B12, as well as Vitamins C, E and A.  It is also high in iron, potassium, fluoride, magnesium, calcium, protein and dietary fiber.  It is a natural source of iodine and […]