Firing up the grill is a great way to cook in the summer! Here are a few grilling tips and a couple of recipes, too. For great grilled burgers, form the patty gently. Smashing the meat forces out moisture.
Sear both sides of the burger on both sides, then move the burger and cook with indirect heat till done.
Use a meat thermometer to gauge when the meat is done. Ground beef should be cooked to an internal temperature of... Read More
Apples are one of the most popular fruits in the world. They're usually the first fruit young children can identify, and the first fruit they taste. Countless folk stories and myths from around the globe feature apples, demonstrating the apple's far-reaching influence and likeability.
One of the apple's main selling points is its versatility. Apples can be baked, mashed, dehydrated, made into juice or vinegar, and of course eaten in... Read More
Do you look forward to having sex with your partner, or is it something you avoid? Many people who are not happy with their bodies or the way they look have a lackluster sex life, and typically avoid sex so they don't have to deal with anxiety or embarrassment about their bodies. However, experts say that people who feel confident about their bodies and are at a healthy weight experience a strong sex drive and enjoy healthier sex lives than... Read More
Do you spend a little more on organic or stick with the regular non-organic fruit? It all depends on the fruits you are buying. Here's a great rule of thumb to remember -- thin skin, go organic and thick skin, it's ok to go non-organic.
Purchase your organic fruits in the produce, canned and frozen food aisles of your local grocery store. Expect to pay a little more for organic. That's because you're consuming the cost of enjoying organic fruits... Read More
Eating fish is a great way to introduce healthy proteins and vitamins into your diet, but you can pack twice the health benefits and twice the flavor by combining fresh fish and tropical fruit. Both of these foods are healthy sources of vitamins and nutrients and happen to taste delicious when eaten together.
Health Benefits of Fresh Fish
Fresh fish provides important health benefits to both your brain and... Read More
Deciding how best to eat your allotted daily food intake can be a bit confusing if you're dieting. Some experts say to eat a big breakfast; some say a big lunch is better. Some advocate three square meals and no snacks. Who knows, maybe those that say five or six small meals are right. Let's take a look.
Every nutritionist the world over will agree that starting your day off with breakfast is a must. Breakfast jump starts your... Read More
Sometimes it's hard to imagine that making a meal at home could be any faster or easier than hitting a drive-thru. Well here's the good news: You don't have to be any great chef to make your own fast, delicious, healthy, and inexpensive meals at home every single day.
FREEZE YOUR OWN HEALTHY FAST FOOD
Make your freezer a microcosm of the grocery store. You'll have a sampling of just about every type of food at your... Read More
Sometimes you want something cold to drink, but the usual water, soda, or iced tea just won't do. You want something rich, creamy and thick. This is the perfect occasion for a milkshake.
Milkshakes are available at your local fast-food joint, but these made-from-a-mix milkshakes don't offer much in the way of flavor.
You can make your own delectable and sophisticated versions of this classic dessert drink at home. The only... Read More
One of the best things you can do for your family is to cook healthy, nutritious and delicious meals. Science is proving what we have long suspected: the food you eat is largely responsible for how healthy you are. In addition, the eating habits you instill in your children are likely to be with them for the rest of their lives. Those are some very good reasons for serving your family the most nutritious meals that you can possible make.... Read More
Is juicing the secret to Jack LaLanne's good health?
The benefits of fruits and vegetables are well documented. The Department of Food Science at Cornell University released a report in December of 2004, citing numerous peer reviewed studies that suggest that increasing consumption of fruits and vegetables can reduce overall risk for all chronic illnesses. Further, the report insists that it is the synergistic effect of... Read More