It may surprise you to know that you have a wealth of double-duty items lying around your home! You’ll often find that these items have really practical uses that can solve various problems. Here are ...
They make your food taste good but that is not their only virtue. Fresh herbs and spices are a complement to any diet. They can help keep your internal system functioning at peak performance. Down ...
Getting more whole grains into your diet is easy, and believe it or not, they taste great too! Eating more whole grains will provide specific vitamins and key minerals to ward off illness such as ...
Fresh fruits and vegetables have more nutrition than canned. But, many don’t buy them because they spoil before you have time to use them. Here are some tips for freezing foods to enjoy later. Fresh ...
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 ...
Going Gluten Free Doesn’t Have to be Complicated! Many people choose to go gluten free even if they don’t have a gluten allergy. A gluten free diet offers many health benefits including helping you to lose weight. A diet without gluten can also help increase energy levels, and improve a number of digestive issues. Whenever […]
Ingredients: 8 oz brown rice 18 fl oz water 4 tbsp oil 2 tbsp white wine vinegar 1 clove garlic, crushed Salt and black pepper 2 tbsp fresh parsley, finely chopped 2 tbsp fresh chives, finely chopped [or any other green herbs such as basil and spring onions] Method: Wash the brown rice thoroughly and […]
Absolutely perfect recipe for Valentine’s Day! Ingredients 1 pkg. (8 oz.) Cream Cheese, softened 34 Golden Chocolate Creme OREO Cookies, finely crushed (about 3 cups) ½ tsp. red food coloring 2 pkg. (8 squares each) Bakers Semi-Sweet Chocolate, melted 2 Tbsp. red sprinkles Directions Combine cream cheese, cookie crumbs and food coloring until well blended. Roll into 48 (1-inch) […]
Ingredients: 1 ½ all-purpose flour ¾ cup brown sugar 1 tsp baking soda 1 tsp baking powder 3 eggs, lightly beaten 3 ripe bananas, mashed 2 tbsp butter 3 tbsp raisins ¼ tsp cinnamon ¼ tsp allspice 1.5 tsp walnuts, chopped Pinch of Salt Instructions: Heat the oven to 350° F. Lightly grease and flour […]
This is a terrific recipe to serve at a party, as an appetizer or just to have as an incredibly yummy snack! Ingredients: 1 pound unsalted cashews 1 tablespoon of melted, unsalted butter 3 tablespoons of packed brown sugar 2 teaspoons of curry powder 1/2 teaspoon of ground cumin 2 teaspoons of salt 1/4 cup […]
Ingredients: 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breast, cut into strips ½ cup chicken stock 2 tbsp vegetable oil 2 cups celery, thinly sliced 2 cups snow peas or green beans, diagonally cut 1 cup carrots, thinly sliced 1 large onion, halved and thinly sliced 2 cloves garlic, minced 4 tsp cornstarch 2 tbsp soy sauce […]
The amount of food that goes into landfill sites each year is truly staggering. It’s not only an environmental problem. It’s also a waste of your hard-earned cash. A recent scientific study calculated that wasting food means that the average American family puts at least $600 or more a year in the trash. Now, would […]
Louisiana is synonymous with Creole and Cajun cuisine. When these terms come to mind, many think of hot and spicy food that will make you break out in a sweat if you attempt to eat them. The flavor, however, is what really sets this type of cuisine apart from the rest. If you’re going to […]