Sometimes you need a meal in a hurry. Whether you have unexpected guests, you just came home from work or you simply don't want to spend an hour in the kitchen, there are plenty of ways to make a great meal in just 20 minutes that don't involve picking up the phone. Here are three easy shortcuts and three easy 20-minute recipes that will satisfy even the most impatient eaters.
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It's not uncommon for families to eat non-nutritious food these days. With everyone working and running around, who really has time to cook anymore? The way to keep healthy food in your family's diet is to learn quick and easy ways to make delicious and nutritious one-dish meals that everyone can enjoy with little preparation needed.
Raspberry Chicken Salad
2 six-ounce cans chicken breast in water, drained 1/2 cup raspberry... Read More
The potential benefits to your health associated with wine consumption is a rather long list indeed, and new studies continuously relate a drop in the risk of cancer and heart disease with drinking wine.
Even before the first book was written about wine in 1410 by a French doctor, the virtues of drinking wine had long been touted since the first century. The fact that wine contains certain... Read More
by Stephanie Larkin
Imagine getting home from work to the tantalizing smell of dinner, ready to dish out, hot and delicious. For a busy working mom, corporate couple or live-alone single, that's a dream that doesn't seem likely, unless you can afford your own chef. But it's not unattainable. All you need... Read More
Canola oil, olive oil, sunflower oil or coconut oil? Or perhaps one of the other many varieties that you see on the shelf in the supermarket?
Which ones to choose for a healthy and flavorful meal? Which ones to avoid? Which ones to use for frying and which ones for salad dressings? And what is the difference between refined and unrefined oil? With all these questions, deciding which oil to use for cooking can be extremely confusing. But with a... Read More
Eating healthy can be a challenge in today's fast-paced world. Finding fresh, wholesome snacks to supplement a busy lifestyle while maintaining proper nutrition isn't always easy. Nutrition and ease of preparation are important to many people who are hungry for a quick snack but don't want the calories or the inconvenience of a trip to the local fast-food restaurant.
A great solution may be just a few steps away... Read More
Here are some affordable meal ideas to help you get dinner on the table each night without too much time or effort.
Casseroles Casseroles are an all-time favorite comfort food and can be inexpensive one-dish meals. Here are two recipes that are crowd and wallet pleasers.
Classic Tuna... Read More
Adding fish to the diet is a delicious way to get lean protein and healthy antioxidants compared to meat and poultry. Many cultures such as Japanese and Mediterranean insist on fish in their diet for many reasons: most fish are a powerhouse for antioxidants, omega-3s, and lean protein. In addition, fish goes with almost anything. When adding fish to the diet it is important to buy the freshest fish on the market.
The freshest fish comes... Read More
Open your spice cabinet and you will find a pharmacopoeia of ancient wisdom. You may also find yourself on the way to the hospital. Herbal medicine is not something to embark upon uninformed. Self-medication, in any form, can be risky. At the same time, there are many herbs and spices that you can use to spice up your life, your diet and your health.
We all know that knowledge is power. When taking herbal supplements, you need knowledge... Read More
By Kieran Waldron
Governments throughout the world rarely tell their populations what the individual can do to prevent a disease occurring in the first instance. While all the emphasis is put on building more hospitals, better equipped hospitals and reducing waiting lists, lowering the need for hospital space by preventing diseases largely gets... Read More