Healthy Eating

May 24, 2011

Top 10 ways to increase protein in your meals

Protein is an essential part of are diet and it can be found in various things that are quite common. Red meat, milk, cheese. And due to the government’s latest report on red meat stating 1lb of meat could increase your risks of getting cancer.

I don’t think I will be giving up any red meat any time soon. Is … Read the rest

April 30, 2011

My Love for Free Range Eggs

Nowadays, more and more people want to lead healthy lives by incorporating lifestyle changes. A shift of eating habits poses significant improvement in a person’s overall wellness and health. For example, a lot of us are now keen in eating organic food. And now, free range eggs are slowly gaining popularity among health-conscious people as foods rich in good vitamins … Read the rest

April 14, 2011

Why I Don’t Do Diets I Just Eat Healthy

We are all living in a very advanced and fast-paced world full of stress, takeaway food, coffee, and more stress. With that, it can be very difficult to keep yourself healthy and find time to exercise, especially if you have the same time schedule as me. I work throughout the day, thus I do not have any spare time to … Read the rest

April 6, 2011

Eating Organic: Making Sure the Food You Are Eating Is Actually Organic

I love eating, travelling and blogging. My love for food does not mean that I just eat anything. I admit that I do enjoy eating different cuisines, but I am quite picky with the ingredients. I make sure that everything in my meal, especially our family meals, are organic. Eating organic food gives me a peace of mind and assurance … Read the rest

March 21, 2011

You Can Now Have 2 Eggs for Breakfast

What is the first thing that comes to your mind once you hear the word “breakfast”? For me, what comes to mind is a plate full of toast, bacon, and scrambled eggs. Eggs have always been a staple to every breakfast meal because they are packed with nutrients and proteins that will help keep your energy levels up during the … Read the rest

March 13, 2011

Forget Fruit and Vegetable Portions and Still Be Healthy

Many dieters believe that consuming five servings or portions of fruits and vegetable each day is the best way to achieve a healthy body. Well, this belief is no longer true because recent studies show that achieving a healthy and disease-resistant body is possible if we consume a minimum of eight servings or portions of fruits and vegetables.

I personally … Read the rest

January 10, 2011

How To Become Sugar Free Review

Probably like every other mother all over the country I really worry about the food that I give my child. You hear all sorts of horror stories and even though they often frighten the life out of me I sometimes wonder if they are just scare stories designed to make you choose one type of food over another.

All of … Read the rest

October 30, 2010

Send Your Children To School With Something Healthy For The Playground

With the fast pace of society seemingly gaining speed as each year passes, the temptation for parents to allow their children to eat what they like, if its a quick fix, is also increasing.  The fast food outlets offer an easy alternative to a packed lunch and enable time saving solutions.  However, if they were to step back and just … Read the rest

July 9, 2010

Why I love to cook fresh food

There are many reasons why I love to cook fresh food and the number one reason is that the taste is so different from food that is not fresh. The problem is that many people unfortunately do not ever taste fresh food and they just cannot imagine that it would taste any different. After all, a carrots a carrot and … Read the rest

July 1, 2010

Top 10 food downgrade solutions for improving your diet

Just by making some simple changes to your diet and by downgrading some of the different foods that you eat can make all of the difference and enable you to lose weight in both a fun way and without you having to think to much about it.

Here are my top 10 food downgrade solutions for improving your diet.

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June 15, 2010

Sending your child to school with a piece of fruit

Everyone knows how important it is that everyone, especially children, eat their 5 pieces of fruit per day but the big mistake that many parents make is that it is just to boring. If your children love fruit and would rather eat a piece of fruit rather than a chocolate bar any day of the week, then you are a … Read the rest

June 7, 2010

Getting ready for summer and a change of diet

As the days are getting longer and the climate starts to get warmer it is time to start thinking about a change of diet and to start to incorporate different aspects to your diet which are more suitable for the hopefully, warmer weather.

The days of the heavy meals that seem to make you feel tired just by thinking about … Read the rest

May 20, 2010

Weight Loss Recipe: Avocado Walnut & Crispy Bacon Salad

Losing weight doesn’t have to be boring when you focus on bright, colourful meals. What does this mean? Simply by making sure your plate reflects a range of colours, you’ll naturally create more balanced and healthful menus. Not everyone has the time or the patience to count calories, but assessing the colours on your plate is something anyone can do … Read the rest

April 29, 2010

Tasty Tomatoes Add Variety to Meals

Today, we look for versatility, variety and convenience in the foods we eat. Tomatoes top the list of versatile foods because they are not only good for you, they complement almost any meal or occasion.

There are more than a dozen varieties of tomatoes. Slices of large, round tomatoes are great on the grill; Roma or plum tomatoes make delicious … Read the rest

April 27, 2010

Two Healthy Chinese Recipes

Chinese cooking has healthy, well balanced recipes that can very well fit in almost any dietaty regiment.  Today, I am sharing with you two of these healthy recipes for your enjoyment.

 

Chinese Recipe of Beef Fried Rice Recipe

Ingredients:

2 Tbs. soy sauce
1/2 tsp. sugar
1 Tbs. vegetable oil
2 eggs, well beaten
1/2 lb. ground beef
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April 13, 2010

Tasty Fettucine With Asparagus, Red Pepper and Avocado

This pasta dish is just marvelous!  And if you live somewhere that you can find farm fresh asparagus in early spring, it makes this dish simply to die for!

The vinaigrette brings out the tanginess of the red peppers, and the hearty avocados add a modest coating to the fettucine noodles.

Ingredients:

1 16 oz. package organic fettucine noodles
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March 10, 2010

Why You Learn About Food Nutrition Facts?

If you’re a parent then you know just how important nutrition can be to your growing child. You’ll also know just how difficult it is to get that nutrition into your child. It’s an almost impossible task these days to get your child to eat properly, and it’s probably a good bet that you don’t get too many nutrition rich … Read the rest

February 24, 2010

Are sweetened fruit drinks really worth it?

This article is a guest post by Erik Armstrong of http://roundtablecloths.org.

I’m sure you must all be as fed up as I am of buying a drink that claims to be juice and on opening it, find out that its some strange colored imposter.

seems to have many different meanings. To me, fruit juice is extracted from real fruit

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February 15, 2010

Bread, chicken and chilled white wine – the perfect match

Since moving to Portugal I have discovered that there is three things that a Portuguese menu simply can’t live without. It is your bread, chicken and chilled white wine. (obviously I find the wine the most appealing especially after a long day!)

Whenever you visit a Portuguese restaurant the white wine tastes beautiful and it is nicely chilled and served … Read the rest

January 19, 2010

How To Get Your Teenagers Eating Healthy

 

These days, it is very hard to get teens to eat healthier foods. With all of the fast food and junk food that is available to them, it is difficult to get them to want a salad for dinner. However, by taking some simple steps and implementing them in your home, you can greatly increase the chances of getting … Read the rest