Monday, October 29, 2012

Why Steam Cooking Is Good For You.

We all know that eating healthy is part of healthy living. But many of us forget that cooking wisely is also part of the equation. Why not start on a fresh note and go back to the basics and rediscover the benefits of steam cooking. Steam cooking is not something new but has been around for centuries. Forget about micro-waves or pressure cookers or electric steamers for steam cooking can be done with just a covered pot placed over a heat source. You don't need any elaborate and expensive utensils and the benefits you get is good for you and for your health.

Here are some reasons why steam cooking is the best:

1. Retains food valuable nutrients, vitamins and minerals
2. Maintains food moisture and freshness
3. Keeps food vibrant colors and natural flavors
4. Softens food fibres, making food tender and easily digestible
5. Discard the need for cooking oil or fat, resulting in light and healthy meals
6. Cooks almost all kinds of food from vegetables to meats to seafood to fruits and pasta
7. Cooks food fast and easy - cooks a complete meal in just under 30 minutes
8. Cooks over a single heat source a load of different layers of food stacked one on top of the other - saves time, energy and money
9. Keeps your kitchen clean - no oil, no smoke, no mess - cleaning up is easy.
10. Keeps everyone happy and healthy with loads of recipes for delicious and nutritious steamed dishes

You can cook almost all kinds of food with steam cooking. From vegetables to meat, to poultry, to seafoods, to fruits and pasta.   

Start Living A Happier and Healthier Lifestyle.  Happy Steaming.

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