Showing posts from August, 2017

Cinnamon Honey Lemon Drink

Whether in health or sickness there is a very good reason as to why lemon honey and cinnamon combined within hot liquid are a mixture that is a wonderful combination for improving your health and well being.

Each one of these quiet wonder foods has its own wealth of nutritional and medicinal health benefits. Combined together in a hot drink they are able to help relieve and shorten the symptoms of colds, flu, sore throat, and other common bacterial or viral ailments.

Honey is a powerful antioxidant that also has antibacterial properties within it. Studies are showing that honey can soothe a dry throat and help to eliminate a cough as well as many over the counter cough syrups can. 

Honey has also been used to help treat the symptoms of asthma, and upset stomach. As this golden liquid has antibacterial properties it is also used as a salve on open cuts and burns.

Known as a natural antiseptic honey is believed to improve the digestion tract health in a manner similar to a pro-biotic…

Oatmeal for Breakfast

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. What you eat in the morning will dictate how you feel when you head off to start your day. 

Skip the heavy breakfast and go with a filling one instead.

It is time to take a second look at a tasty grain that has long been promoted as a healthy breakfast food. It is time to put oatmeal (porridge as it is more generally called) back on the breakfast table.

Oatmeal can be cooked in a variety of forms, combined with fruit for added health benefits, and made into snack bites for busy work days. It contains only around 190 calories per bowl with milk included in that count. Not only is this a meal that will leave you feeling refreshed, energized, and ready to get on with your day but this grain is also high in dietary fiber.

This means that when you consume oatmeal on a regular basis that it will help keep your system running as regular as a well oiled clock and this is going to leave you with a lot more energy to play with. Another added benefit …

Broccoli Benefits

You probably know that broccoli doesn’t talk, doesn’t walk, and never hitchhikes a ride with strangers. There are however a few facts about Broccoli that you may not be aware of.

Broccoli is a vegetable that is well recognized as a super food. Rich in antioxidants kids generally have a tendency to dislike it while vegetarians and dieters love it. Chock full of a vast array of vitamins and minerals broccoli is high in fiber, low in calories, a powerful antioxidant, and a proven cancer fighter.

Broccoli is an excellent source of fiber but what makes the fiber within Broccoli unique is that it is made up of two distinct types, it contains both insoluble fiber and soluble fiber. This means that unlike many other foods broccoli is able to meet your complete fiber needs.

Broccoli is a member of the same family as cabbage although it is rarely associated with it. Generally classed as a green vegetable broccoli most closely resembles another member of its family, the Cauliflower.

Broccoli's f…

Antioxidant Foods: How They Help You Stay Young

Products containing antioxidants are being loudly touted as super foods. They are the foods we are encouraged to consume in this new health conscious millennium.

Promoted as the key to naturally staying young they help keep us healthy and provide us with a long life if we consume them on a regular basis.

These nutrient rich foods can slow down our aging processes and help to prevent age related illness and disability. Sounds like a wonder drug doesn't it? 

Yet even with all the promotion given to these foods many people still don't understand what antioxidants are or how they work within the body to keep us healthy. 

To clear up a little of this confusion let's take a little peek at one of our most highly promoted foods for good health. Broccoli it is  loved, hated, and always the brunt of jokes when it comes to foods that are good for you.

For years we have been advised to consume broccoli but the reasoning as to why we should eat it has been a little smudgy at best. For most…

The Best Apple is

Let's take a peek at the best apple for baking, the most popular one for flavour, and which one is the best overall for each function you may require it for. 

Most varieties of apple contain about the same nutrition, calories, vitamins, and minerals so what sets these fruits apart are the factors which individualize them in taste, texture, and best quality for the job at hand.

Which apple is the best or the most popular apple depends on whether you want the fruit for baking, eating, its health benefits, or its individual plant characteristics.

Our personal preferences determine some of our choice but the uniqueness of each variety of apple is what largely makes it best suited to fulfill a specific function. Apples grow in a variety of climates and most can be eaten raw or cooked.

There are around 7500 types with about 2500 of those varieties being grown in the United States so you really do have quite a variety of fruit to sift through for your favorites. If you are interested in disc…

How to Freeze Whole Strawberries

Big juicy springtime strawberries are so sweet and delicious that they are difficult to resist. Bright red and loaded with antioxidants there really is no reason to hold yourself back.

If you don't grow your own berries then purchase plenty when they are on sale and freeze them for future use. No worries on this job - Freezing fresh berries is so very easy.

Fresh strawberries will begin losing their vitamins and mineral content shortly after picking so quickly preserving the fruit is the best way to lock in all that delicious goodness.

Whenever possible try to get your berries into the freezer within two days of picking or they begin to lose their nutritional value quite quickly. Freezing the berries will help keep their vitamin C, minerals, and healthy phytochemicals locked within for a much longer time.

Refreshingly delicious berries are a tasty spring treat. High in nutrition and low in calories strawberries are one of nature's tastiest treasures. There are the tiny sweet wild …

Pork Tenderloin to Chops

Quality pork chops are delicious and they can be economical too. Boneless pork tenderloin chops are one of many cuts of meat that can be difficult to afford when you are budgeting your grocery costs. Cutting a tenderloin into chops is a way to get this quality meat at an affordable price.

In difficult economic times grocery costs still keep rising. Looking at a package of pork chops at the grocery store the cost on the price tag is almost enough to make your heart stop in mid beat. Good quality cuts of meat can seem to be way out of the reach of many families today.

Getting the most bang for your buck is important. A large percentage of your hard earned dollar goes into the purchase of groceries which means that there is a lot of money that can be saved in this area. I have a few tips to offer so you can get quality meat for about half the price that you see on the package.

A simple trick to use when grocery shopping is to buy only when the item is on sale. You can increase your cost sav…

Show Your Passion for Food - Paint Your Kitchen in Color

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