Cooking Mistakes

Cooking MistakesI have a surprise for you today my friend. Everyone that spends any time in the kitchen is bound to make Cooking Mistakes. The trick is how do we correct them and save the day. Continue reading

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Health Consequences Of Dehydration

waterThe Health Consequences Of Dehydration become very clear when you live in a hot climate like we do here in Mexico. The first thing you learn is to give up the Continue reading

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It’s Being Called Setting Disease

Working on the beachThere is a disease that many of us have but we have no idea that we are in any danger. It’s being called Setting Disease. Ask yourself, Do I Sit Down Too Much Every Day? If you use your computer to make a living, the chances are good that you are setting way more and longer than you should.

Research results keep confirming what we have suspected all along and that is that sitting is bad for us. But just how bad? Continue reading

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Grilled Eggplant Sandwiches

Grilled EggplantAs we fire up the grill for spring and summer it is a great time to add sandwiches such as a Grilled Eggplant Sandwiches. We shared this recipe a few years ago and it continues to be a favorite today. Now is the time to start introducing more vegetables and replacing some of the meat on the grill is a great healthy lifestyle choice.
One of the best ways to get the family to eat their veggies is by including them in a sandwich. Eggplant is a taste the younger members of the family might take time to like but it is healthy so introduce them to it as early as Continue reading

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Making Healthier Burgers

Healthy HamburgersNowadays I think that we have all asked ourselves about Making Healthier Burgers without loosing the flavor of the burgers we ate as a kid. Almost everyone is concerned about eating healthier and understandably so. And when it comes to food popularity, there’s not a lot that is more well-known that the burger.

It comes in many shape and sizes and almost all of them taste great. Now we are talking real burgers and not those things that are offered in some Continue reading

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Animal and Plant Based Proteins

Vegetable ProteinUsing Animal And Plant Based Proteins For Healthy Cooking is a cause of concern for many people because there is so much information out there it can become very discerning. What is to much, when is it not enough, what is the best protein, can you get the protein your body needs without eating meat, and on and on……

Proteins are referred to as body building foods. Proteins are very important as they help in building and repair of muscles, replenishing lost blood, production of Continue reading

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Ninja Blender Smoothie

SmoothieI have gone back to making a smoothie for breakfast or maybe I should call it brunch as I never seem to get to it until a few hours after I have started my day..My Ninja Blender Smoothie is a one – two and done process that I love. It contains a lot of green vegetables but because I have the habit of adding a slice of fresh beet to it I get a strange color. As anyone who has done that knows, the red beet color takes over everything and unless you use a lot of beet the color is a little less than exciting, but the flavor is great.. Continue reading

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Super Bowl Food Ideas

Party FoodWe need some Super Bowl Food Ideas because Today is February 1st. the day we picked to restart our New Years Resolution for losing a couple of pounds and eating heather….The question might be, can we do it…The answer is yes.  There will always be roadblocks to work around like February 14th which is Valentine’s Day Valentine’s Day Calendar Gold Laser Italian Charm New Price: $9.99 Old Price: $24.98 You Save: $14.99 here in the United States, which usually means roses and chocolates for someone you love…We will write more about that over the next two weeks because this year it falls on a Saturday, which could be a challenge for some of us.

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Your New Year’s Resolution

New YearsAre you still following Your New Year’s Resolution or has life kind of gotten in the way of the plans you laid out to make this the year you get in shape by eating the right foods and adding a little exercise to your daily routine? For many of us, the plans made for the new year last about two to three weeks and then things happen and we miss a day, then two days and before long, that resolution is tucked away in the backs of our minds. It will remain there quietly until next December 31st when we will bring it out, dust it off and start again…..If you are one of those that have managed to keep going and are making progress toward a whole new you, Congratulations….If however you have slipped a little, read on, I will share with you some ideas that may just help you keep on track to reach those goals. Continue reading

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Turmeric and You

turmericThere seems to be a rediscovering of Turmeric lately. Today we will talk about Turmeric and You and why it is so important, First however we need to know what Turmeric is. I wrote an article about it in July of 2011 because along with garlic and ginger I feel it should never be far from your recipes. In other words, it should be used often not only for its flavor, and added color but also for our health.  Long overlooked as a herb for health in North America, Turmeric has been held in high esteem in Continue reading

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