Recipes - Oils and Fats

Low Carb
Oils and fats are critical parts of most recipes. Here are charts and backgrounds to help you choose your oils and fats wisely.

Cooking Fat and Oil Chart star
HereĀ“s a simple chart of which oils fall into the Omega-3, Omega-6, Omega-9, and other fat categories. Be sure to cook with healthy oils!

Cooking Oil Type and Use Chart star
There are many different types of oils used in cooking. What are the various types of oils best used for, and which are most healthy for you?

Mayonnaise Basic Information star
It sometimes seems that the basic lubricant of the low carb diet is mayonnaise. Just what is this magical white substance, and is it good or bad for you?

Rapeseed Oil and Canola Oil Health Issues star
Canola oil is really rapeseed oil that has been both selectively bred and genetically modified. Canola's name comes from Canada - the location where it was first developed. Is rapeseed oil healthy for you?

Saffron Aioli Sauce Recipe star
Aioli is a delicious garlic-based sauce that livens up many dishes. This quick, easy recipe uses saffron and cooks up quickly in a microwave.

Tartar Sauce Recipe star
Eating fish is VERY healthy for you - and it tastes great with tartar sauce! Luckily, tartar sauce is a naturally low carb concoction. It is primarily mayonnaise with flavorings.

Walnut Oil star
Walnut oil is a healthy omega-3 oil. This oil group is known as linolenic oil. These should be served cold. Heating omega-3 oils destroys their omega-3 properties.

Editor's Picks Articles
Top Ten Articles
Previous Features
Site Map

Content copyright © 2018 by . All rights reserved.
This content was written by . If you wish to use this content in any manner, you need written permission. Contact Lisa Shea for details.