The benefits of nonstick cookware
Let’s face it: Life is chaotic. Anything we can do to make things a little better is welcome.
Here’s a suggestion that can save you time, help you eat a little leaner and make preparing your homecooked meals easier: Nonstick cookware.
We’re not saying it can change your life, but it can make your everyday tasks a little easier and more enjoyable. How, you ask? Let’s talk about the benefits of using nonstick pans.
Nonstick pans mean healthier cooking
In stainless steel or other types of pans, you typically need butter, oils or other fats to ensure your food doesn’t stick to the surface of the pan while cooking. As your food absorbs the oil, you may need to add more before it is fully cooked.
With nonstick cookware, you can fry an egg, flip a pancake or sauté some vegetables with little to no oil, reducing the amount of calories and fat that become part of your meal.
Nonstick pans help reduce the chance of burned food
Back to that sticking scenario. If you don’t have enough oil or fat in a traditional pan, your food is likely to stick and can easily burn if not carefully watched. That is the opposite of making your life easier and more enjoyable.
The technology behind nonstick cookware means your food is less likely to stick. Nonstick pans by iCook™, for example, have the ultra-durable Duramic™ nonstick coating, which is the toughest in the world and has great release properties.
That means your food is more likely to make it to your plate without unwanted burned spots on it or your pan!
Nonstick pans mean cleanup is a breeze
Less sticking means less of a mess. Most nonstick pans can be easily hand washed in a matter of minutes – no soaking or dishwater required. Which is great because the high heat of dishwashers can typically affect the appearance of your pans as well as harm the nonstick coating.
A bit of dish soap and hot water right after use is the best way to maintain the appearance and quality of your nonstick pans. Leaving food to linger on the pan’s surface can affect its performance, too, so no more soaking either. Wash, towel dry and put away.
Nonstick pans save you time
Since nonstick cookware make cooking and cleaning quick and easy, that means more time for you to do other things. Like research recipes you want to cook in your nonstick pan. The possibilities are endless, but where nonstick cookware really shines is at breakfast.
Over-easy eggs? French toast? Breakfast sausage? A nonstick pan won’t let you down. You can even try flipping a pancake like a pro with a nonstick pan! (We are not responsible for any pancakes that end up on the floor. Flip at your own risk.)
Nonstick pans are also great for omelets. If you’re the type that needs a recipe for everything, here’s one for you to try with your nonstick pan. And these are less likely to end up on the floor than pancakes!
Easy Lean Veggie Omelet recipe
- 1 tsp oil
- 1 cup chopped vegetables: onions, green pepper, tomato, mushrooms, etc.
- 3 egg whites or 1⁄4 cup egg substitute
- 1 tablespoon skim milk
- 1⁄2 ounce shredded, low-fat cheese
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Add oil to nonstick pan and sauté vegetables over medium heat.
- While the vegetables are cooking, beat egg whites or egg substitute with milk, salt and pepper in a small bowl.
- Pour the egg mixture over the vegetables and cook until set.
- Sprinkle with cheese, carefully fold it over while sliding it onto serving plate.
For more recipes and cooking tips, check out other blogs at Amway Connections. And to learn more about nonstick pans and other cookware from iCook, reach out to an Amway Independent Business Owner or click on the links below.
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