Growing herbs or buying them fresh is a healthful and tasty way to use these plants. But harvesting and storing them at the correct times and using the best methods is important for success. Here ...
Dry cleaning uses a harmful chemical called Perchloroethylene or PERC for short. This chemical is petroleum based and has shown to cause severe health problems. It’s been labeled a probable carcinogen” by the International Association ...
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 ...
I always think of preparing something different for my family. I wanted to cook or prepare something which my family has not tried before. My consideration was each member’s taste preference. My husband likes spicy ...
If you are looking for entertaining bath toys for your kids, look no further than your own home. You can make inexpensive bathtub toys easily from everyday objects. Here are some ideas. 1. Sailboats Here’s ...
Ingredients: 1 1/2 pounds of ground pork – You can also use ground beef, ground turkey or a combination of the three meats 1 packet taco Seasoning 1/4 cup dry bread crumbs, unseasoned 1 beaten egg 1/4 cup onion, minced 1/4 cup green pepper, minced 1 1/2 cups of chunky salsa Vegetable oil (may not […]
Chicken is one of the most versatile and easy dinner dishes available. You can buy a big package of frozen chicken breasts to have on hand any time. Here are some ideas for quick chicken recipes that can become real family favorites. 1. Chicken Nuggets The homemade version of these kid favorites is so much […]
Ingredients: 1 ½ cups cooked rice 1 ½ cups milk 1/3 cup sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract 1/3 cup cranberries 1 tbsp margarine 2 tbsp cocoa powder (ideally unsweetened) Instructions: Use a double boiler for this recipe. Bring some water to a boil in the bottom part of the double boiler, then reduce the heat […]
Creating delicious and healthy grilled fare anytime of the year is a special treat. It gets you out of the kitchen and adds special flavors to your food. You can grill anything from meat and fish to fruits and veggies, as long as you know how. Grilling seasonal fruits and veggies along with a meat […]
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 […]
Groceries are one of the major expenses in a household. If you do not plan for it the right way, you will end up spending more than your allotted money or budget for it instead of utilizing tactics that help you save money on groceries. When grocery shopping, you have to be thrifty. You have […]
A great source of Vitamin C. Ingredients: 1 banana, cut in half lengthwise 1/2 cup low fat cottage cheese 1/4 cup fresh strawberries cut in half 1 tablespoon sugar free jam, your favorite flavor Rice crispy cereal Instructions: Place the cottage cheese in the middle of an oblong bowl. Lay each half of the banana […]
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 […]