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Month: May 2021

Recipes – Salads With Interesting Dressings

Salads can be healthy, satisfying meals on their own or perfect accompaniments to main dishes. Going for salads is a super-convenient and interesting way to work in a couple of servings of vegetables and/or fruit. There are so many diverse salad options available in market for you to pick and choose. And you can make a green salad at home in 5 minutes, armed with a bag of pre-washed salad greens, a few carrots or other veggies, nuts, and a bottle of light salad dressing. Salads are cool, crunchy, and fun to eat as you can experiment with flavours.…

All About Sinigang Mix and Seasonings for Easier Cooking

Your in-laws are coming for dinner and you are searching for easy recipes to impress them. Why not try sinigang? It is easy to get the perfect taste of this dish with the help of a sinigang mix available in stores. If you are not familiar with this tamarind-based soup, here are some things you should know about sinigang. Sinigang is one of the favorite viands of the Filipinos. For generations, it has been a staple in Filipino kitchens. The dish contains pork meat or fish with different vegetables such as string beans, okra, taro combs or gabi, eggplants,…

How to Prepare Seaweed (Bladder Wrack) 3 Ways and Relieve Inflammation

Mother Nature gifts us many earthly treasures to live long, healthy lives without pain and disease. Seaweed is Her gift from the sea. This food family delivers countless benefits to help the body fight against aging and disease. No surprise, since our blood has nearly the same composition as seawater. A member of the seaweed family, bladder wrack (kelp), can be used in food to reduce inflammation in the body. Below, are some facts and benefits of bladder wrack. Also, I share three recipes using bladder wrack and other healthy ingredients, especially for people of Blood Type O. Facts…

10 Natural Foods That Should Be Included in Your Diet

As we get ready to bid our goodbyes to 2015 and close in on 2016, it is becoming increasingly clear – eating healthy should not be complicated. If good health is your desire, there is no getting around your diet. Remember your physical health is a direct reflection of what you eat, and how you live your life in general. Pre-packaged and processed foods may be easy to cook, but whipping up a nutritious and balanced meal from scratch using natural ingredients is an absolute must if you want to achieve optimal health. So why wait? Stock your kitchen…

Sat Varga Saag – Curry From Seven Different Kinds Of Leafy Vegetables

I usually tasted the common Saag prepared by the Punjabis. I was amazed when Gagan, my friend, mentioned about it. I was wondering what might be the seven varieties of leaves which are used in the preparation of this Sat Varga Saag. The words “Sat” in Punjabi means seven and “Varga” means differentiated. Thus, the curry gets its name from the seven different kinds of leaves used in the making of the dish. The Recipe For Sat Varga Saag Ingredients Required Sarson Ka Saag or Mustard leaves-4 bunches Spinach- 2 bunches Chenopodium album -1 bunch Soya or Lao coriander-1…

Hearty Barbecue Rice Bowls That Are Worth The Try

Delicious rice bowls are what you need if you want to have a fulfilling meal. It is a complete meal by itself with rice, meat, vegetables and all other good stuff. It’s also a nutritious option for those who are healthy eaters. So for a warm hearty meal with your family, try these barbecue rice bowls! Korean Style Beef Barbecue Rice Bowl What you need: 1/2 kilogram beef roast in au jus, heated 1/4 kilogram jasmine rice, cooked 1 clove garlic, finely chopped 4 cups baby spinach 2 cups shredded carrots 1 cup button mushrooms, quartered 2 tablespoons plus…

Beets Nutrition Facts and Cooking Methods

Beets are very nutritional and healthy root vegetables. Beetroots juice is a common ingredient for healthy diet recipes. This root vegetable can be eaten raw or as salads, cooked as a vegetable as a side dish to the main course of meal. Have you ever tried eating fresh beets? In a grocery store, they will not look very tempting; covered with soil and a funny purple colour. Not many are tempted to eat this purple coloured vegetable. Beetroot, when well-prepared can be a very tasty and healthy dish. Selection and Storage: When you are shopping in a store, look…

What Are ‘Curry’ Dishes?

Be it a chicken curry or a mutton curry, a beef curry or a fish curry, a vegetable curry or a combination of two or more heroes of the dish, curry seems to be a thing of obsession for the foodie. Let us decipher the world of curries and discover the reason behind its romance with the taste buds. The term ‘curry’ is a generic one and takes into account spicy preparations from Southern and Southeastern Asia (including Thai and Indian dishes), the South Pacific, the Caribbean Islands (including Trinidadian or Fijian) and other New World cuisines inspired by…

Healthy Summer BBQ Recipes

We celebrate holidays and birthdays by firing up the grill and inviting friends and neighbours over – a fun, outdoor barbecue can feel synonymous with summertime. You may feel like you have to ditch your healthy eating when you commit to attending a barbecue, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. There are countless ways to eat healthily at a barbecue, and if you’re the host, you have a tremendous amount of healthy and delicious options to choose from while planning your menu. Here are a few of my favourite healthy menu options for your summer barbecue. Appetizers…

Three Light, Simple and Easy Meals from Turkey Leftovers

If you’re like me, the time between Thanksgiving and Christmas, every year, is a blur. There never seems to be enough time to prepare for the holidays. Our immune systems plummet and stress rises. During this time, I try to find shortcuts to make things less stressful, for myself. Turkey leftovers are a mandatory part of this strategy. Even if the family dinner is not at my home, I buy a turkey. During the holiday season, it is very economical and a lifesaver. Here are three light, simple and easy ways to use your turkey leftovers: 1 Turkey Quesidillas.…