Recipes

 

 

Pizza and Its Healthy Alternative

We all love pizza from the crispy crust to the top­pings of meat, veg­gies, and cheese. Even though it can be a high fat and calo­rie junk food choice, it can be made with health­ier alter­na­tives. For instance, check out this recipe for a Mega-Meat pizza from Pillsbury.com and its nutri­tion facts. Mega Meat Pizza Ingre­di­ents 1 […]

 

Cinnamon: The Extra Spice to Life

Cin­na­mon is an ancient and ver­sa­tile spice, and peo­ple have used it in all kinds of food. They even ate it back in 2000 B.C! Accord­ing to some researchers, cas­sia cin­na­mon has some health ben­e­fits. Accord­ing to medicalnewstoday.com, cin­na­mon can help with: Mus­cle spasms Vom­it­ing and diar­rhea Infec­tions The com­mon cold Loss of appetite Blood sugar (glucose) […]

 

The Lives and Times of Fruits and Vegetables

Fruits and veg­eta­bles are in sea­son and taste the best at dif­fer­ent times of the year. When decid­ing on meals and snacks, this list can help you get the most for your taste buds. Win­ter Pro­duce: December-February Brus­sels sprouts But­ter­cup squash Chest­nuts Col­lard Greens Kale Leeks Sweet Pota­toes Turnips Clemen­tines Dates Grape­fruit Kiwi Fruit Man­darin Oranges […]

 

The Truth behind Greek Yogurt

Greek yogurt is creamy, smooth, and has a slightly tangy taste. You can eat it plain, or with fruit. You can use it as a sub­sti­tute in recipes that call for sour cream, milk, but­ter, and even may­on­naise. Greek yogurt also has many ben­e­fits if you are look­ing to eat health­ier too. So what is […]

 

Whittling Down Your Appetite

One of the major chal­lenges involved in los­ing weight is learn­ing to con­trol urges to eat. Crav­ings can hit at any time, and can be really per­sua­sive. It’s there­fore nec­es­sary to learn to decrease your appetite and man­age those crav­ings. Here are a few tips that may prove help­ful: Brush your teeth or use mouthwash. […]

 

8 Great Substitutes for Beef

Over the past few years, it has come to light that eat­ing copi­ous amounts of beef isn’t the best thing for your health. Over­con­sump­tion of beef can lead to obe­sity, can­cer, and Type 2 dia­betes. Mod­er­a­tion of beef intake can help avoid some the asso­ci­ated risks of a beef-rich diet. That’s all well and good, […]