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Detox Is Key To A Happier You

Your health will benefit from adding more detox foods to your daily diet. There are many great foods with detoxifying properties, but here are my top 12 picks. And, they’re delicious too. Almonds—are high in fibre, calcium, magnesium, and usable protein that helps stabilize blood sugar and remove impurities from the bowels. Avocados—lower cholesterol and dilate […]

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Why Do You Cook?

The Ultimate Recipe: I think many of you understand what I mean when I say that life right now is a little tilted, weird and shifted. There is a new normal to many assumptions and expectations we have taken for granted. Some of this is organic: Life changes. Kids grow, parents age, we shift. Some […]

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Food For Thought

  Some interesting food for thought: Before fire was used for cooking food, it was eaten raw and was probably rather cold and certainly more unhealthy. About 40,000 to 50,000 years ago humans started using fire to prepare food which then resulted in a great increase of plant food supply. All of the major domesticated plant […]

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Storing Herbs

Herbs in ice blocks will provide you with just the right amount for use all year-round. Freezing: Chop up the herbs you wish to freeze very finely, fill ice cube trays, top up with water and then freeze. When you need a herb for cooking, take out a cube and drop it into the dish […]

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Homemade Spices and Herbs !!

We tend to think of herbs and spices as garnishes to our meals. But are we underestimating their power?, I’ve always thought so. Sure, they add flavour and depth to a boring meal, but they also add vitamins, minerals and antioxidants at the same time. It’s easy to make your own spices and herbs; as […]

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Bouquet Garni

Bouquet Garni is a bundle of herbs usually tied together with string and mainly used to prepare soup, stock and various stews. There are very few meat dishes that do not get adorned by a bouquet garni. Large ones are always a must for any cook. They generally include bay leaves, rosemary and thyme for red meat.  You […]

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Nature’s Best Kept Secret

Health Benefits of honey!! Honey is a treat, and is the oldest known sweetener. It is an excellent substitute for sugar in drinks and food. It is also good for many medicinal uses and treating certain conditions. “Honey is cheap, making it potentially useful for treating wounds in earthquake-stricken and war-torn areas where running water […]

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10 Tips To Healthy Eating

Eat a variety of nutrient-rich foods. You need more than 40 different nutrients for good health, and no single food supplies them all. Your daily food selection should include bread and other whole-grain products; fruits; vegetables; dairy products; and meat, poultry, fish and other protein foods. How much you should eat depends on your calorie needs. […]

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