I'm Dan, and I love food. No, really - I love food. I'm passionate about it in an inexplicable, bordering-on-obsessive way. Bacon makes me beam with happiness; chocolate sends me into fits of joyous celebration. But I don't just love unhealthy junk food - I also adore vegetables. Kale, broccoli, Brussels sprouts? Bring them on! In fact, I've even made a website teaching people how to enjoy green things. (We've come a long way from loathing veggies!) Why do we love food so much? It's simple: good food brings people together. Whether you're sharing a meal with your family or friends, or bonding over a delicious piece of bacon, food is the ultimate connector. That's why at Turtle Tree Seeds, we're dedicated to bringing people together through good food.

How Do Chia Seeds Go Bad?

Chia seeds can go bad for a variety of reasons. Expired chia seeds may have rancid oils, unpleasant smells, or stick together. You may also notice tiny bugs growing on them. Thankfully, there are easy ways to tell when your chia seeds are bad. Here are some of the main warning signs. If you haven’t…

Chia Seeds Nutrition Facts

  Chia seed’s nutrition facts are based on the benefits they bring to the body. These seeds are rich in insoluble fiber. When these seeds are exposed to water, they will form a gelatinous coating, which helps with bowel movements. They also prevent spikes in blood sugar. This makes them a useful food for diabetes…

How Long Does Steak Last in the Fridge?

How long does steak last in the fridge? Generally speaking, a raw steak should stay fresh for three to five days, but a vacuum-sealed or pre-packaged variety can keep longer. This article will cover raw steak’s shelf life and discuss sanitary conditions’ importance. In addition, we’ll look at how long cooked steaks can stay fresh….

How to Peel an Onion

To know how to peel an onion, you must follow some simple steps. Slice the onion lengthwise, from root end to stem end. The root end holds the layers of the onion together and prevents it from tearing apart. Carefully remove the stem end. The onion’s layers will then fall off of the onion’s halves….

What You Should Know About Shallots and How to Cut Them

The first thing you should know about shallots is how to cut them. You should slice them into thin, 1/8-inch strips. Lay the strips close to one another on a cutting board and slice them at a 90-degree angle. Slice the shallot with the blade of your knife, with the top end of the blade…

How to Tell If Shrimp is Bad

When buying shrimp, you should first pay attention to the appearance of the shell. A fresh shrimp will have a glossy, translucent shell with prominent clear eyes. A spoiled shrimp will have sunken or opaque eyes and feel slimy. The body of a fresh shrimp is usually white or pinkish/peach in color. It appears slightly…

How to Make Instant Pot Couscous

If you’re looking for a quick and delicious side dish packed with flavor, try making Instant Pot couscous. This delicious grain is easy to make and will give you pasta-like results in a short amount of time. Here’s how to make it! Just follow the instructions below to prepare delicious Instant Pot couscous! This recipe…

Pad Thai With Brown Rice Noodle Recipe

This recipe for sugar-free pad thai with brown rice noodles is made with 15 ingredients and four steps. First, you must cook the brown rice pasta as directed by the package. Allow the noodles to cook for about two minutes. After cooking the pasta, saute the carrots and onions in 2 Tbsp olive oil. Allow…

Delicious and Nutritious Frozen Cauliflower Recipes

If you are looking for delicious yet simple ways to use frozen cauliflower, you have come to the right place. This veggie is a member of the cruciferous vegetable family and is packed with cell-protecting carotenoids, vitamins C and E. Additionally, it contains bioactive compounds, which may help protect you from cancer. For more recipes…

Peanut Oil Substitute

If you’re looking for a peanut oil substitute, you’re in luck! There are many options, including Canola oil, Sesame oil, Grapeseed oil, and Avocado oil. While peanut oil can be expensive, these alternatives have many benefits. Read on to find out which is best for you. Here are some other alternatives you might like to…