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 ...
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 ...
You’ve got family coming over and your favorite beef stew recipe serves 4, but you’ve got 7 people coming. What are you going to do? One option is to scale the recipe, so you can ...
How many of us are guilty of this one? You have jars of spices that are older than your kids. You probably bought the jar for a particular recipe, which you made a few times, ...
Having a big Thanksgiving meal is only part of the celebration. To make it a truly memorable occasion, you need to take some time to celebrate in such a way that you’ll treasure the holiday ...
Ingredients: 1 can (about 15 oz) salmon, drained and flaked 1 tsp fresh lemon juice 1 tsp fresh dill, chopped 1 tsp fresh parsley, chopped 1/3 cup mayonnaise (preferably reduced fat) 1 cup strong cheese of your choice, grated 4 English muffins, halved Salt and black pepper Instructions: In a bowl, mix the salmon with […]
If your family room looks like an island overrun by small children, you’re not alone. Kids come with so much…stuff. From activity centers to soccer cleats to video games, it all seems to migrate to the one area of the house where people go to hang out. Ask your friends: Odds are they feel the […]
Ingredients: 2 slices whole grain bread 1 apple, cored and thinly sliced 1 tbsp peanut butter Sprinkle of nutmeg and cinnamon Instructions: Spread the peanut butter on the bread and arrange apple slices on top. Sprinkle with nutmeg and cinnamon. Place under the grill until the apples are beginning to soften. This makes a lovely […]
60 g Beeswax granules 300 ml Pure turpentine 25 g Pure soap or soap flakes 150 ml Boiling water 6 drops Essential oil of lavender Directions: 1. Melt the waxes with the turpentine in a double boiler (warning low flash point) 2. Grate the soap into a bowl and pour on the boiling water and […]
Ingredients: About 8 cups rhubarb, chopped in ½ inch slices 1 ¼ cup quick oats 1 ¼ cup flour 1 cup white sugar ½ cup brown sugar 1 tsp cinnamon ½ tsp salt 1 cup butter, softened Instructions: Preheat oven to 375° Fahrenheit. Arrange the rhubarb slices in a cake pan and sprinkle with 1 […]
Let’s face it – fat tastes good! That’s why we like it in our foods. So if you want to be successful in implementing a low-fat diet, enhancing taste is key. Here are tips to keep flavor high and fat content low Herbs and Spices If you like it hot, now’s the time to break […]
Mulled wine is such an old and entrenched holiday tradition that we sing Christmas carols about it. This ancient beverage was traditionally made from scratch, and you can do the same. Here is how. Ingredients: -1 quart of mild, fruity, red table wine (it does not have to be expensive). If you have access to […]
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 most people, chances are you’re in the burnout stage. Part of that burnout comes from the continual process of gathering […]