July 2011

July 27, 2011

Common Nutrient Deficiencies In The American Diet

Everyone knows that it’s important to eat a healthy diet because natural foods contain vitamins and minerals that are necessary for optimum organ functionality. However, most people probably do not know the dangers that lie in vitamins and minerals deficiency. Here are some of the most common deficiencies in the America diet.

CHROMIUM—90% deficient (in the American diet): a mineral … Read the rest

July 25, 2011

Mummy Kitchen: Two Fish Suppers In 15 Minutes

I am a big fan of good quality meals that can be whipped quickly for today’s busy family. When my son finishes school I just want to spend time with him – not drag him in the kitchen for the entire evening.

Also, as someone that lives in a hot seaside climate, fish is always top of the menu as … Read the rest

July 19, 2011

Cooking for Friends

“As a chef, I work at a thousand miles an hour, but when I’m at home, I want to slow down.”

way from the high-octane energy of the professional kitchen, Gordon Ramsay makes meals at home that are more re-laxed, where cooking is fun and everyone gets involved in preparing food for family and friends. The way Gordon cooks here … Read the rest

July 11, 2011

9 Things To Buy At The Supermarket

Eating healthy is easier than you think. While many people do not have immediate access to a farmer’s market where they can find organic produce, your local grocery store does have many of the things that nutritionists will tell you are good for you. A good rule of thumb is to stick to the outside of the grocery store and … Read the rest

July 3, 2011

Is Subway Really “Healthier” Than McDonald’s?

Subway has been very smart in the way that they market their brand. Touted as a healthy alternative to traditional fast food, they have grown at an alarmingly quick rate and have (supposedly) overtaken McDonald’s as the largest “fast food” chain in the world.

With approximately 1,000 more global stores than McDonald’s, Subway is growing at six new stores per … Read the rest

July 1, 2011

Dominic’s $7 Family Meals: Grilled Fish Recipe and Lemon Shortbread

So for the start of summer I have gone for a nice light main course which won’t take too long to cook in the heat. It gets very hot here in Portugal from July onwards even with air conditioning.

So with the heat in mind my recipes can be cooked out side on a BBQ, the main course anyway. For … Read the rest