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How to Cook a Steak on a Grill, Pan or the Oven for Best Results

A pepper-crusted ribeye or tender flank steak work just as well to celebrate a birthday, a special occasion, or the conclusion of a long week as a luscious beef fillet does. But if you're one of the home cooks unaware of how to prepare steak, do not be alarmed. Cooking dry, tough meat is a common mistake made by people who are otherwise entirely at ease in the kitchen. 

How to Hard Boil Eggs

Boiling eggs is a quick and easy way to add protein to any meal, especially for vegans. Yet, many still have trouble producing the ideal boiled egg. What makes a perfect boiled egg? The yolks are cooked but still creamy, and the whites are firm but not rubbery. The short answer is that a giant egg is ideal for dipping bread soldiers into. It usually takes four to five minutes to a soft boil. However, egg cooking time is influenced by various variables, including individual preference, whether eggs are refrigerated, their size, and even the type of pan being used.

Kitchen Appliance Trends for 2022

Kitchen appliance trends for 2022, so what are they? Let's find out!

If your goal is to get healthy, you will be doing a good deal more cooking at home. Add to that the rising cost of dining out and preparing breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks every day at home opened our eyes to the necessity of smart kitchen gadgets. They minimize the labor, quicken the cooking process, make the kitchen look fabulous, save time, and most importantly, make food tastes incredible. With that in mind, we devised this list of kitchen appliance trends for 2022 to inspire your cooking this year!

What is the best food scale for the plan?

Wondering what is the best food scale for the plan?

We’ll we’ve done the hard work for you and found what we feel is the best food scale to have in your kitchen.

Now, if you are starting on the 5.1 plan or the 4.2.1 then your success will depend upon properly weighing and measuring your meals. From leans to greens, each dinner or recipe that you prepare needs to be weight after preparation for optimal success.

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Salad Dressing for the 5+1 Plan

Looking to see what options of 5+1 Plan Salad Dressingthe are approved?

We've pulled the list specifically provided by 5+1 Plan making it easy to find and read through. The list below contains salad dressings that can be counted as a healthy fat and if you're allowed 1 or 2 TBSP of each type. Please note that often the "serving size" on the label may not match the amount allowed on plan, so be sure to follow the 5+1 Plan guidance there.

Top 6 Best Kitchen Utensils & Gadgets Everyone Needs on the 5+1 Plan

If you're new to or just starting out, welcome! I'm glad you've taken the steps to better yourself and your health. 

I put this list of Top 6 Best Kitchen Utensils & Gadgets Everyone Needs on the 5+1 Plan that honestly have made my weight loss journey a true success and if you're looking to have the same success they're almost must-have items!

Best Black Friday Kitchen & Home Deals on Amazon Right Now!

If you're anything like us then you love a great deal and Amazon has some awesome items at great prices now through Black Friday and Cyber Monday! Take a look at some of these price reductions you can take advantage of right now and save big!

The sales don't always have to be for someone else, occasionally you can get something for yourself!

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