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It’s All Greek To Me

Still known for their simple locally grown foods and fish, the country of Greece serves up some wonderful dishes, many of which date back to early inhabitants of Macedonia and Sephardic Jewish cultures, along with a Turkish influence. Known for their wines and liberal use of olive oil, tapenades, lentils and honey, they top off many dishes with spicy capers, providing an interesting contrast of mild yogurt, cucumbers, eggplant and anything which can be harvested from the ocean. (If you are squeamish, you might want to pass on the squid, sea urchins and other unrecognizable critters.) Dating as far…

Rourou Pie

This is a special dish from the south pacific, however you can use any vegetable leaves available in your country such as spinach or English cabbage. It’s a unique and beautiful dish. Ingredients 1 bundle taro leaves (spinach, cabbage) 2 coconuts scraped and squeezed 2 finely cut onions 3 clove garlic, finely chopped 3 tomatoes, sliced 1 can tuna Salt to taste Method Wash and separate the taro leaves. Boil in water until soft and leave to cool Combine the onions, garlic, tomatoes, salt and the tuna flakes In a pie dish/tray, layer the combined vegetables at the bottom…

2 Healthy Breakfast Recipes for Weight Loss: Delicious Sha Bang Eggs and Homemade Muesli

When deciding what to eat for breakfast you can sometimes fall into a rut of eating the same foods over and over again, while this is no bad thing, it is nice to have that little bit of variety. This article gives you two excellent and delicious healthy breakfast recipes that if eaten in conjunction with other healthy meals as well as a progressive training program will go a long way towards helping you achieve your weight loss goals. 1. Sha bang Eggs: Coming up with healthy breakfast recipes for weight loss needn’t be that hard. Eggs are a…

5 Healthy, Delicious and Low-Calorie Weight Loss Recipes

These recipes for healthy living need not to be bland and expensive; here is a list that can help you create the healthy foodie in you. 1. Light Entrees Let’s begin with low-calorie entrees. One popular healthy recipe for weight loss that is both tasty and below 300 calories is, Grilled Chicken Pineapple salad. This healthy food recipe is a combination of all the nutrients you will need but on a minimal calorie intake. Use skinless chicken breast, get some spinach leaves, pineapple bits, and plate with bell peppers. Dress it with orange juice to give that sweet-spicy twist.…

Light Salad Meals for Summer

Light salad meals are a great idea for hot weather menu planning. With just a few fresh ingredients you can make a meal quickly and easily. I like having a few standby recipes for those warm summer-like days. Here are a few of my favorite easy salad meals. These easy salad recipes can be served in a variety of ways so you can always have a variety of meal ideas that are simple to make. I love the creaminess of cottage cheese and here is a really simple salad with just four ingredients. This is a great salad to…

Vegetable Juice Recipes for People Who Don’t Like Vegetables

You may think you don’t like vegetables, but finding the right vegetable juice recipes just might change your mind! Juicing vegetables might just open up a whole new world for you. We all know that vegetables are healthy for us. Most doctors and government health departments tell us we should be consuming several servings a day. They are full of vitamins, minerals and important cancer-fighting compounds. Unfortunately, to some people, vegetables just don’t taste good. Maybe the texture of boiled or steamed vegetables is disagreeable to you, or the sulfuric odor or flavor of cruciferous vegetables (broccoli, cabbage, etc.)…

Chicken and Apple Pita Salad

Did you know chicken salad has been around since 1863? It’s been a mainstay recipe for 150 years. It’s a great and cost effect way to use leftover chicken, and is one of those wonderful staples. With summer right around the corner, moist chicken with crisp, fresh fruit and vegetables is a healthy and decadent treat. Served with fresh fruit on the side and Parmesan cheese shavings, this light and creamy recipe is sure to please. Replacing regular high in fat mayonnaise with a low-fat olive oil version turns this recipe around to a light, heart friendly meal. If…

Slovak Recipes – 6 Easy Steps to Making Pirohy

Pirohy are a traditional Eastern Slovak dish made from boiled dumplings of unleavened dough and which resemble large crescent-shaped ravioli. Known also as pierogi, perogi, perogy, pirohi, piroghi, pirogi, pirogen, pierogy and even pyrohy, according to which region or country you are visiting, the term Pirohy comes from the old Slavic word “pir”, meaning “festivity”. Depending on which country you eat them in, the pirohy can have any number of different fillings, including different meats, jams, spinach and salty bryndza cheese.  However, this particular recipe is for potato and onion pirohy, which is a speciality of East Slovakia. Step…

Summer Recipes: 3 Healthy Grilled Salads That You Need to Try Now

Salads serve as the perfect appetizer for any main course. So if you’re planning a meat-heavy barbecue, you can depend on a fresh salad to stir your appetite just right. They’re light yet filling and they’re the perfect snack for a hot summer day. Try something new and enjoy a healthy grilled salad out in your backyard instead of the usual tossed kind! Here are 3 healthy grilled salads you need to try the next time you light up your grill: 1. Corn-mato Delight What you need: 6 ears yellow corn 2 plum tomatoes, diced 1 green bell pepper,…

Pasta Salad Recipe – Are You Tired of Rice and Potatoes?

Every cook seeks to add some variety to the side dish menu. So often potatoes and rice are the traditional sides appearing on the dinner plate. Why not serve up some delicious tasty pasta salad? This recipe is very easy, and you can alter it to incorporate ingredients you have on hand. This dish is best served warm, but don’t toss the leftovers. They are also good cold, or you can do a quick warm in the microwave. Don’t warm too long, though, because you don’t want to “cook” the mayonnaise. You can mix up different pastas, using some…