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Month: October 2021

Most Salad Dressings Contain MSG, Trans-Fatty Acids and Refined Sugars – Do Yours?

Most bottled salad dressings contain MSG, trans-fatty acids and/or contain lots of sugar, corn syrup or other refined sugars instead, none of which are good for your health. MSG in Salad Dressings Store bought salad dressings almost always contain MSG, which is a brain neurotoxin. MSG has not only been shown to cause neurological and other problems, and that is reason enough to stay away from it, but in addition, MSG seems to make you fat! In lab experiments, scientists actually induce obesity in lab animals by feeding them MSG! Almost all processed and packaged foods including salad dressings…

What Makes Caribbean Food Special?

The sea, sun and sand make the Caribbean a popular tourist destination. But aside from the beautiful weather, the amazing landscape and the total Caribbean experience, Caribbean food is unique and appetizing. There is just something about that great spicy Caribbean flavor! Caribbean food is not like food from any other part of the world. The Italians have their pasta, the French their pastries, wine and rich cuisines, the English their ‘bangers and mash’ and China has its egg rolls, but the Caribbean has its own unique spicy Island taste that many people appreciate. A lot of Caribbean food…

Flowers You Can Eat – Nasturtiums

Flowers, so bright and cheerful, raise your vibe without even trying. Edible flowers take that energy into the centre of your being, especially when they also have medicinal properties like the gorgeous nasturtium. Their flowers are bright trumpets, heralding sunny days. As children we used to pick the nasturtium flowers, bite off the point at the back of the flower and suck out the nectar, the merest fairy sized sip of sweetness. The plants grow easily and prolifically from seed, tumbling out of planters with abandon, flowering all shades of fire colours from vermilion to ochre. All they need…

A Fruit Basket Makes the Ultimate Gift

It’s that festive time of year again so thinking of gifts to buy friends, colleagues and relatives becomes a challenge. Gifts are a way to express our fondness and affection towards the special people in our life. Fruit hampers are a more innovative way of showing our love with the added bonus of health benefits. Think of the positives of fruits: Fruits are a natural source of nutrients. They are rich in vitamins, minerals and fibers. They help to keep us healthy and support all active pursuits. Fruits are a preferred food for people of all ages so a…

Would You Like Some Avocado And Bacon With Your Egg Salad?

When most people think of salads, they immediately visualize big, leafy strips of lettuce tossed into a bowl with all sorts of colorful companion vegetables. But there are also those kinds of salads that use deliciously sinful mayonnaise as their chief ingredient. Some of the more popular types of these salads are egg salad, potato salad, chicken salad, and the ever popular (and my personal favorite) seafood salad. Probably the easiest and least expensive to make of all mayonnaise based salads is egg salad. Who doesn’t have a few extra eggs and mayonnaise in their refrigerator? This salad does…

Easy Summer Salads, Lighter Foods For A Brighter Summer

Easy summer salads are the way to go, now that the winter blues are fading into the distance and salad days are here. The best salads are light, bright and easy to prepare. Who wants to spend hours slaving away in the kitchen when friends are round for lunch, the garden is in bloom and the wine is chilled and ready to pour. But before you start to cook you can save a lot of energy by buying the right ingredients. That way you don’t need the heavy bottled sauces and dressings to make a great flavor. After all…

Pecorino Gran Cru: Best Quality Sheep’s Milk Cheese That Is Perfect for You

If you are looking for a best quality sheep’s milk cheese, the Pecorino Gran Cru is another exquisite cheese that is perfect for you. This is a newcomer on the scene building on a long tradition of Sardinian pecorinos. Pecorino Gran Cru is a cheese that has been produced for hundreds of years but recently made its way from Italy to the rest of the world. This is best quality sheep’s milk cheese that is aged for 20 months in cheese banks with the use of the Parmigiano Reggiano technology, better known as the Parmesan Cheese technology. The use…