Category Archives: Other Health

The Nutritional value of the Sweet Potato

The sweet potato is one of the oldest vegetables known to man.  Unbeknownst to many, the sweet potato is actually member of the morning glory family.   It is one of the most nutritious vegetables on our planet, packed with nutritious vitamins and minerals providing significant levels of healthy antioxidants.  Antioxidants are as precious as gold

The best Wine Tour Destinations

A wine-tasting tour can be the perfect way to explore a new or familiar region, meet the locals and soak up the true atmosphere of what is usually an exceptionally beautiful part of the world. Row after row of grapes basking in the sunlight, glorious roses planted to help keep the vines pest free and

Sauce Spread Dips

Cranberry sauce is a wonderful healthy addition to any meal. Not just the holiday feast. Cranberries are a great source of antioxidants. The phytochemicals are under active research for possible benefits to the cardiovascular system, immune system and as anti-cancer agents. Cranberries have moderate levels of vitamin C. They also include dietary fiber and the

Recipes French Pork Filet De Lail with Garlic

French Pork Filet De L’ail (With Garlic) How lovely to walk into a home that smells like France, the warm pungent aromas of succulent pork, gently simmered garlic and a touch of dry french Muscadet wine, circulating and promising dinner delights. Add to that a dish of Puree de Pommes de Terre and a glass

Recipe for Chicken and Dumplings

Chicken and Dumplings The best chicken pieces for making chicken and dumplings are the dark meat because it has the best texture and flavor for this dish. 2 to 3 lbs chicken thighs and legs or the popular leg quarters 1 tsp of each , thyme, sage, marjoram, rosemary, and allspice 2 tsp salt 3

Is Organic Produce really Worth more Money – Yes

How much money is feeling healthy and energetic to you? What price tag do you put on being allergy free, migraine free and having clear thinking without the emotional roller coaster of moodiness? The extra price of all of these things is definitely worth it to me and my extended family. My father and I

Ideas for the Perfect Mediterranean Dinner Party

A Mediterranean dinner party is a great choice, both for the hostess and for the guests. As far as the hostess is concerned, Mediterranean food is ideal, because most recipes rely on quality ingredients, prepared and cooked simply to allow the flavours of the food to come through loud and clear. For dinner guests, Mediterranean

Is Monster Hitman Energy Good

Review of Monster Energy’s Hitman Energy Shot. Price: $2.50-$3.50 Size: 3 fluid ounces Availability: Most markets. Website: Hansen Energy the owner’s of Monster Energy may have been late to the game when it comes to energy shots, but Monster Energy’s Hitman may have been worth the wait. The shot is similar to other energy

How to Make Caramel Sauce

The idea of making your own caramel sauce might seem intimidating, but actually takes very little time and only two ingredients. A sole note of caution is that this is basically a candy-making process that should only be undetaken when you  can work without distraction; The kids should be someplace else, the phone does not

Recipes Walnut and Raisin Oatmeal

This walnut and raisin oatmeal recipe has an attitude: fast food. “Dump,” instead of measure, and you’ll make prep and clean up a snap. Oatmeal is one of the more forgiving breakfast foods for the busy chef. If you’re like me you’ve avoided “old-fashioned” oatmeal because it takes longer than instant or quick oats to