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Greek Yogurt Face Mask
Living in the Midwest, my skin gets really dry during the winter. After the winter we’ve had this year, I was in desperate need of some moisture for my skin. I’ve been hearing a lot of buzz about Greek yogurt face masks and, since I already know how beneficial Greek yogurt is, I thought I would try my hand at concocting a Greek yogurt mask with my specific dry skin needs in mind. I started out with two tablespoons of plain Greek yogurt. Greek yogurt contains lactic acid, a remedy against fine lines and wrinkles, as well as protein, which
Where is Ghee in the Grocery Store?
Question: Where is ghee in the grocery store? Answer: Ghee is a form of clarified butter so you might expect it to be in the dairy section of your grocery store. However, ghee is actually made from butter that has had its moisture and milk solids removed. This makes ghee a shelf stable product. No refrigeration is required. Since ghee is shelf stable, it is not required to be stored in the refrigerated section of the grocery store. Ghee can commonly be found in the baking section adjacent to the cooking oils or shortening. Additionally, if your store features an ethnic
Is Ghee Vegan?
Question: Is ghee vegan? Answer: Ghee or clarified butter has significantly gained in popularity in the United States over recent years. It is typically used in American cooking for frying or in place of cooking oils because of its very high smoke point. Ghee is made from butter. Butter consists of butter fat, milk solids, and moisture. Regular butter is heated until the moisture is evaporated and the milk solids separate. What remains after the milk solids are skimmed away is ghee or the butter fat. The elimination of moisture to create ghee greatly increases its shelf life for several months, if
How Long Can Milk Sit Out?
Question: How long can milk sit out? Most of us milk drinkers have had the unpleasant experience of either smelling or tasting sour milk. We are amply aware that milk is perishable and will spoil rather quickly in comparison to many other foods. If it is left outside of the refrigerator for too long, it can go bad rather quickly. Let’s look at how long milk can sit out before bacteria growth and a potential illness are a concern. How Long Can Milk Sit Out? In an ideal world, you would return your milk to the refrigerator immediately after use. However, we realize
How Much Potassium In Greek Yogurt?
Question: How much potassium in Greek yogurt? Potassium is vital to maintaining a healthy body, particularly to our organs like the heart and kidneys. However, we do not often hear of the importance of this nutrient. The recommended intake of potassium per day is 4,700 milligrams for an adult. Unfortunately, most people do not consume enough potassium daily. Let’s see why it so important and learn if Greek yogurt contains potassium. Blood Pressure and Potassium A key benefit to getting sufficient potassium is that it can help reduce blood pressure. Potassium is responsible for eliminating extra sodium in the body. Excessive