Better Nutrition

Crock Pot Love

Slow cooking at low temperatures has been around for a long time, from pit-roasted whole pigs in Samoa to sand-pit clambakes in New England. Starting in the 1970s, the popular and versatile countertop slow cooker, or “Crock Pot,” warmed its way into our hearts. And for good reason.

This slow, contained method of cooking also allows you to retain maximum nutrients in what is essentially a closed system. Minimal evaporation occurs, so the wholesome goodness of your ingredients remains largely intact. And talk

You're reading a preview, sign up to read more.

More from Better Nutrition

Better Nutrition2 min read
Sweet Surprise
I don’t know about you, but when I go to the local ice cream parlor I’m immediately drawn to the weird—sorry, artisan— flavors. (My wife gets chocolate, I get goat milk cherry. Go figure.) So when I see a flavor like “Ginger Tahini,” my taste buds im
Better Nutrition3 min read
Aromatherapy for Kids & Teens
For kids, aromatherapy just makes sense. Essential oils are a fast, gentle, and effective way to combat colds and flu, improve mental focus and selfconfidence, relieve stress, and promote sleep. Though they’re generally very safe, essential oils shou
Better Nutrition4 min readNutrition
In the Spotlight: Living Cancer-Free
When Kate Thorp was diagnosed with metastatic HER2-Positive breast cancer weeks after undergoing a double mastectomy in late 2016, the survivor of late-stage Hodgkin’s Lymphoma knew she had to blaze an unconventional path. Radical chemo as a teenager