Category: Food

antinutrient

Antinutrient – What is it?

Antinutrient’s are natural or synthetic compounds that may block or interfere with the absorption of vital nutrients. Many nutrition studies focus on those anti-nutrients that are usually found in food sources and drinks or beverages. An example of an antinutrient is potato skin, bean skin or bread, as these block proper nutrient absorption.

– Doolly Noted

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Ooey Gooey Butter Cake Recipe

LEVEL: EASY

TIME: 55 MINUTES

Ingredients

1 (18 1/4 oz) package yellow cake mix

1 egg

16 tablespoons butter, melted, divided

1 (8 oz) package cream cheese, softened

2 eggs

1 teaspoon vanilla

1 (16 oz) box powdered sugar

Preparation

Preheat oven to 350°.

Combine the cake mix, egg and 8 tablespoons butter and mix well with an electric mixer. Pat the mixture into the bottom of a lightly greased 13 by 9-inch baking pan.

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How do you Mellow out Garlic?

To mellow garlic try these helpful tips:

  • Boil it in water or milk for about five minutes.
  • Microwave for about two minutes. According to Cook’s Illustrated, both of these ways will deactivate allicin, the compound in garlic that causes sharpness.

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Why does a Walnut look like a Brain?

Interesting enough, walnut isn’t the only food that looks like it’s part of the human body. It is however, instantly recognizable.

Though, an answer to this is unknown, here are some foods that look like a part of the human body and what they are good for. You’ll see that, what they look like are what they’re good for.

Slice of carrot, looks like a eye with a pupil, vitamin A is good for eyes.

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8 Starbucks Secret Menu Pumpkin Spice Drinks to Try

Tis’ the season, and the Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte is back! Here are some delightful concoctions you can try at Starbucks. Sh, don’t tell anyone I told you how to order off the secret menu.

1. Pumpkin Spice(PS) Doubleshot on Ice

Ask for: A Grande Starbucks Doubleshot on Ice with three pumps of PS Sauce and a splash of two percent milk.
2. PS Macchiato with Caramel Drizzle

Ask for: A Grande Iced Caramel Macchiato with PS Sauce instead of vanilla syrup.

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