health and nutrition

Get ready to delve into the intersection of culinary arts and well-being. Engage with articles that can showcase how nutritionally rich ingredients and culinary techniques converge to foster a balanced lifestyle.

Baking & Pastry Arts 4 min read

Healthy desserts that taste unhealthy

Boulder culinary students interested in accommodating a wider range of dietary needs can learn something from these relatively healthy desserts.

October 26, 2018
Culinary Arts 4 min read

Mustard: An ancient condiment with modern appeal

Mustard as a food dates back to ancient history and remains a popular condiment and ingredient in dishes from ballpark hot dogs to barbecue sauces and schnitzels.

October 3, 2018
Culinary Arts 4 min read

The vital difference between food allergies and intolerances

Millions of people have food hypersensitivities, which means they can have uncomfortable or even fatal reactions to specific foods.

August 15, 2018
Culinary Arts 4 min read

Never throw out another potato skin: Here’s how to use them

Potato skins are a longtime favorite that can easily be changed and improved to offer a variety of new tastes and experiences to your customers.

April 17, 2018
Culinary Arts 4 min read

Why turmeric is becoming more popular

Turmeric has a long history in Asian cuisine and traditional medicine, but it’s been making huge inroads in American kitchens over the past couple years and culinary students should take note.

April 9, 2018
Culinary Arts 4 min read

How chefs are including anti-inflammatories into their dishes

An anti-inflammatory diet can help people with a variety of medical conditions manage their symptoms while enjoying a variety of delicious dishes.

April 6, 2018
Culinary Arts 3 min read

How to incorporate ‘superfoods’ into your health-conscious dishes

Superfoods are ingredients that have gained a reputation for being exceptionally packed with nutrients. Try these recipes to get started on crafting a menu that prioritizes health without sacrificing flavor.

March 27, 2018
Recipes & Techniques 4 min read

How to sub nutritional yeast into all of your cheesy favorites

Nutritional yeast has a creamy texture and a cheesy, nutty flavor. It's an ideal substitute for cheese or a perfect addition to dish to make it a little more decadent.

March 13, 2018
Culinary Arts 4 min read

Alternative ‘butters’ that are peanut allergy friendly and totally delicious

Two of the most common food-related allergies involve tree nuts and peanuts. Chefs can use peanut butter substitutes to cater to a broader audience.

March 13, 2018
World of Food & Drink 4 min read

Calorie counts: Do your customers want them? And are they practical?

Calorie counting is a popular choice for people who want to control portion size, lose weight and generally improve their health.

February 13, 2018
Culinary Arts 4 min read

How to Whole30-proof a portion of your menu

One such diet plan is the Whole30, a popular short-term diet that changes the way eaters think about food. Here are some tips on how to craft a Whole30 compliant menu.

February 2, 2018
Culinary Arts 4 min read

Gut-health cuisine popping up at restaurants everywhere

Today, many chefs are striving to meet the needs of diners by developing new dishes that are both tasty and promote gut health.

January 19, 2018
Culinary Arts 4 min read

5 Tips For Putting Food On Ice

Let’s take a look at five of the biggest tips for putting your food on ice.

September 15, 2017
Culinary Arts 3 min read

Improve Your Gluten-Free Game With These 3 Cooking Tips

Let’s take a look at three simple ways to incorporate gluten-free concepts into your culinary endeavors.

August 18, 2017
Baking & Pastry Arts 3 min read

Breakfast Pastries With Fruit Are Healthy, Right?

Breakfast pastries with fruit can be heavy in calories, but are always delicious.

June 9, 2017
Culinary Arts 3 min read

Brighten Your Dishes The Healthy Way

Using the produce you have in the fridge, you can create your own dyes and adjust the color of food to capture the precise look you're after.

April 28, 2017
Culinary Arts 4 min read

5 Benefits Of Growing Your Own Herbs

These are a few reasons you should consider starting an herb garden today.

April 11, 2017
Culinary Arts 3 min read

Healthy St. Patrick’s Day Menu Alternatives

You can get creative with dining on March 17 by making items that are both delicious and healthy.

March 13, 2017
Culinary Arts 4 min read

How To Store Your Dairy Products

Here's what you should know about properly storing your food, so all of your culinary creations turn out delicious - and safe.

March 6, 2017
Culinary Arts 3 min read

What You Should Know About Sustainable Seafood

When it comes to sustainable seafood, many people are puzzled by what exactly makes something deserving of this label.

February 13, 2017
Culinary Arts 1 min read

Top 10 Most Hated Foods

Foods You Should Love! Some people are genetically predisposed to hating cilantro, and it can make the herb taste like...

February 3, 2017
Culinary Arts 4 min read

3 Ways To Make Greens Less Routine

Here are three delicious ways to put different greens to work in your dishes.

February 2, 2017
Culinary Arts 4 min read

4 Super-Tasty Ways To Use Seaweed

Edible seaweeds contribute unique taste and texture,

January 20, 2017
Culinary Arts 3 min read

4 Tips To Master Vegan Cooking

Vegan cooking is a way to explore new ideas with vegetables and boost your skills as a chef. 

January 4, 2017
Culinary Arts 3 min read

What Resolutions Are You Making For 2017?

Anyone seeking their cooking certificate online is always looking for new ways to push their recipes to the limits and may very well attempt to outdo themselves in the new year. 

January 2, 2017
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