August 2011

August 28, 2011

Why A Good Diet Is Important

If you want to be healthy, improving your diet is the way to do it. [Natural] Foods contain everything that your body needs to function at its finest. Here are the things that your body extracts from the foods you eat.

ANTIOXIDANTS: An “antioxidant” is something that prevents “oxidation.” They help to prevent the signs of aging. They are also, … Read the rest

August 25, 2011

Mummy Kitchen: My Favourite One Pot Wonder – Pork Casserole

I love the idea of one pot wonders, they are an amazing invention for quick easy cooking as a family that you can all enjoy together. I often cook a one pot meal at least once a week and often make casseroles.

Casseroles are my personal favourite as you can go down the route of what you have left in … Read the rest

August 20, 2011

How The MyPlate Diagram (The New Food Pyramid) Can Help You Better Understand A Healthy Diet

The USDA has recently introduced the new MyPlate diagram, which is slated to replace the, apparently, archaic Food Pyramid. While it is certainly something that will take some getting used to, this design it does appear to be much easier to understand what the average American diet should be. Not surprisingly it is very similar to the old food pyramid, … Read the rest

August 12, 2011

Pasta Sauces (Master Chefs)

This volume is part of a series which brings together 24 chefs and cookery writers to present ten of their favourite recipes. As a whole, the series forms a cookery library ranging from soups to salads, lunches to suppers, risotto to roasts, and cakes to cookies.… Read the rest

August 4, 2011

Eating Healthy = Living Healthy

In 2010, three of the five biggest health risks in America were preventable. Out of the ten biggest, six were preventable. Obviously this equates to a statistic that describes that 60% of the deadliest or most common health problems in the United States could have been avoided, according to life insurance companies. These include:

  • Heart disease
  • Type 2 diabetes (the
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August 1, 2011

Dominic’s $7 Family Meals: Prawn Recipes and An Easy Chicken Salad

For my August recipes I have gone for a very summery double. My prawn recipes are a fantastic mix of prawns and spices. You can cook on a stove or out on the BBQ. I prefer the BBQ at this time of year.

My Easy chicken salad is a fantastic recipe for those of us that like to take it … Read the rest