Healthier cooking methods can be yummy too! Experiment with healthier food preparation methods like stir-frying, baking, grilling, roasting, boiling, poaching, braising, broiling and steaming.
By incorporating healthy cooking methods and techniques into your daily meals, you can have better control over the nutritional content of the foods you eat, improve your health and well-being, and enjoy tasty and nutritious food every day.
Let’s learn more about these healthier food preparation methods.
Baking uses dry heat to cook foods slowly and evenly in an oven.
Boiling is cooking of food by immersion in water that has been heated to near its boiling point.
Braising is a combination-cooking method that starts with pan searing followed by slow cooking in a liquid.
Broiling uses high heat from a direct flame to cook food quickly and evenly. You can do this in the oven.
Grilling is cooking food on a rack/grill directly over a heat source.
Poaching is cooking by submerging food in liquid such as water, broth or wine.
Roasting is cooking using dry heat either over an open fire or in an oven.
Steaming is cooking food that uses hot steam generated from water.
Stir-frying is cooking food over high heat in a wok and with a small amount of oil.
Try one of these methods the next time you cook at home.