Healthy Eating

July 9, 2012

Healthy Eating – Almond Fennel Salad

Recently visited my uncle (a passionate healthy food creator) and had the pleasure of tasting his Almond Fennel salad. Cooked with fresh fennel from his own little herb garden.

He whipped through the making pretty quick and I was struggling to take notes but here was his verbal recipe directions.

Lemon Juice, Oil and Salt into a bowl. Add Pepper.… Read the rest

March 29, 2012

How to Eat Healthier & Cheaper

Eating is one of those things in life that you just have to do. You cannot escape eating because well, it would eventually be the end of you. If you have to eat, then you might as well do it right. Eating healthier and eating cheaper should be on your list. Eating healthier can change your whole life and just … Read the rest

December 1, 2011

Dominic’s $7 Family Meals: Potato Gratin And A Chocolate Cheese Cake

For my December Recipes for $7 I have chosen Potato Gratin and a Chocolate Cheese cake. Potatoes are inexpensive around the world so you should not have any problems getting a cheap bag of those.

With the cheese cake you might already be able to source some ingredients from your cupboard already if you are a keen cook and like … Read the rest

October 16, 2011

Top 5 Superfoods: Why Are They Superfoods And What Can They Do For Your Health?

There are 5 superfoods that you just simply should not live without. These little powerhouses are incredible ways to get all the nutrition without the fat. They are hidden treasures that are easy to keep for snacking, and require no preparation. Most have very little calorie content and will surprise you at their benefits to your health.

One of the … Read the rest

September 14, 2011

The Perfect Health Drink

If you are trying to lose weight, make sure that you are not sacrificing your health in an attempt to cut calories. Even if you are trying to cut down on your intake, you still need to make sure that you are getting the right nutrition to keep your body healthy. Getting nutrition from your favorite low calorie drinks is … 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 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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June 9, 2011

5 Tips For Eating Your Way To Healthy

While many experts agree that you exercise should be an important part of your life (if you want to be healthy—and who doesn’t?), good health begins and ends with the proper diet. After all, you need energy to be able to work out and you need antioxidants to repair the damage done to your cells when you work out (this … 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

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

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

August 31, 2010

Feed Your Family for $7 – Healthy Family Cooking That You Can Enjoy Without Breaking The Bank

With money now still being tight since the recent recession (my country Portugal is still in the recession) I have decided to show you how easy it is cook wonderful family meals at home for very little money.

 

Our main objective is to make these recipes healthy so that you are your children are getting all the nutrients that … 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

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

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 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 12, 2010

The Most Powerful Way To Fight Bad Health Is To Make Home Cooking Fast And Easy!

Obesity and related health problems are epidemic in North America. Not only are most of us eating way too much and getting little exercise, but we’re also eating very fatty foods. Even if you shun fast food restaurants and buy your food at supermarkets, it’s still almost impossible to find quick-to-fix foods that aren’t high in fat content.

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September 21, 2009

The secrets to healthy eating Japanese style

People nowadays have become more and more conscious of the way they have lived their lives and how far they have let themselves get dragged to the trend of fast food as well as instant and very much unhealthy eating. There are also those who have medical conditions and need to adjust their diets to help them improve their well

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