Have you ever gone to the store to buy a particular spice and were shocked at the price? Spices can get expensive – especially if they are organic – and making your own is more ...
It is a fact that a lot of people are used to eating what they want. Many find it hard to make a healthy change in their diet. Eating healthier foods is easier than you ...
Everyone knows the foods to eat that improve health, although how we cook the food can be just as important. With there being so many oils and butter products claiming to be the best, it ...
Perhaps you’ve been making smoothies for some time now. If you have, that typically means one of two things; you are either, 1) a smoothie burnout or, 2) a crazy smoothie expert. If you’re like ...
Spring (or the turn of any season) is a great reminder to do a little internal cleansing. If you are a regular smoothie drinker, then you will certainly enjoy this great remedy for cleansing the ...
Ingredients: 1 ready-made 9″ uncooked and unsweetened pie shell (make sure it is vegan) 2 tbsp olive oil 3 large onions, chopped 1/3 cup tofu, mashed 2 tbsp wholemeal flour 1 tbsp couscous 1 cup soy milk Salt and pepper Do you care about cooking healthy foods for you and your family? Do you worry […]
Serves 4 Ingredients: 1 tsp cumin seeds 3 lb butternut squash, peeled, halved, deseeded and chopped 1 onion, chopped 3 cloves of garlic, crushed About 6 cups of vegetable stock 1 leek, thinly sliced Handful of cilantro 4 tbsp yoghurt 1 tsp cumin seeds Salt and pepper Instructions: In a large non-stick saucepan heat some […]
Getting inside the mind of the burglar is the best form of crime prevention. If you keep these aspects in mind when planning home security, you will be able to make the right choices, identify the weak points and therefore secure and strengthen them. The more you know about the way in which intruders and […]
It never fails. You find a recipe you’d love to try, but the portions are too big or you buy so many groceries, the two of you couldn’t possibly eat them all. Outside of inviting the whole neighborhood over to eat, here are some handy tips for cooking for two. Have a Plan Planning isn’t […]
There’s something so appealing about a cozy cabin in the winter. But not everyone has a cabin! How can you achieve that look in a “regular” home? Here are some ideas on how to give your home a cozy cabin feel this winter. 1. Low Light Use candles wherever you safely can, but also use […]
Serves 3-4 Instructions: 1 oz vegetable margarine (or use olive oil instead) 2 celery sticks, thinly sliced 1 large onion, finely chopped 4 oz fresh parsley leaves, roughly chopped 4 tsp flour 3.5 cups vegetable stock Salt and pepper Instructions: In a large saucepan, melt the margarine (or olive oil) and sauté the onion, celery […]
Whiskey, Tango, Bravo If you’re not in the military you probably only hear people use the phonetic alphabet in movies. The phonetic alphabet may seem like useless knowledge, but it’s not – everyone concerned about being prepared in an emergency situation should know it. Technically it’s called the “International Radiotelephony Spelling Alphabet” and it was […]
Each year millions of people make New Year’s resolutions. There’s no reason why you can’t, as parents, decide to make resolutions no matter what time of year it is. Consider making these twelve resolutions, one for each month of the year. 1. Add adventure to your schedule. It is so easy to get locked into […]