Heating leftovers up on the stove usually requires washing a pot and eating out of a different dish. Which, lets face it, is a pain.
While I don't know that microwaves are an unmitigated evil, I have been reading about how the super heated water molecules can render the food less nutritious. Since my gut has been having difficulty absorbing nutrients, I'd like to avoid the microwave get as many good nutrients as possible with my calories.
- one dish
- energy efficient
Advantages of stovetop:
- more nutritious food in a more natural state (this is my current priority!!!)
- gently, evenly warmed food that doesn't explode
How to get all the nutrition of stove-top rewarming with the easy clean-up of microwave rewarming.
I found these wonderful small pots that are about the size and shape of a large bowl. They have a nice enamel coating that cleans up easily. Combine this pot with a silicone lid, and I have most of the advantages of a microwave back.
My new microwave oven: