Category Archives: Food Corner

Quick and Healthy Breakfasts (Recipe: Frittata)

Most experts agree that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. As the name suggests, you are breaking your fast, or period when you have not been eating. Some people eat at around 6 or 7 pm in the evening and get up about 12 hours later. Skipping breakfast would mean running on an empty fuel tank. Eating a sugary sweet donut can be worse than eating nothing because it will cause a spike in […]

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Frequently Asked Questions About Healthy Cooking (Recipe: Pork Roast)

For many years, you have wanted to substitute that heavy beef curry with maybe a version of a grilled lean meat, or use baked crisps instead of fried food, but have always worried about the outcome or the taste of the food. Will it be good enough? Come to think about food without heavy cream, or oils, or cheese, and the foodie in you will probably have a mini-stroke. Also, you are worried whether a healthy food […]

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Halloween Meal Planning (Recipe: Paleo Pumpkin Spice Pancakes)

So you’ve decked the house out in creepy accessories, and picked out the perfect costume. The candy is ready to go for the trick-or-treaters and the music for your Halloween party is downloading into your MP3 player. What else could you possibly do for the holiday? Why not come up with some fun Halloween items for lunch or dinner? Here are some fun ideas to get your creative juices flowing while you are planning your menus. Ghost […]

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Quick And Easy Dinner Ideas For Kids (Recipe: Minestrone Soup With Arugula)

Do you have a problem getting your young children to eat their dinner? They don’t like this; they don’t like that. You may wonder how to get necessary nutrients into their little bodies. Why not give these quick and easy dinner ideas for kids a try? You may find they not only eat their dinner but also clean their plate. Most children love macaroni and cheese but you don’t want to have it every night for dinner […]

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A Cook’s Guide To Quick Meals And Desserts (Recipe: Sweet Potato & Avocado Toast)

With cooking, creativity can be just as important as the ingredients. With our busy lives, we can all get in a rut sometimes when it comes to cooking. We want simple and quick meals that we’ve cooked hundreds of times – no surprises! We want our children to try new, healthier foods but aren’t willing to be creative and try out some new recipes. If you find yourself cooking the same old meals week in and week […]

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Tips For Using Your Pots And Pans Effectively (Recipe: Chicken Thighs with Broccoli)

There are a number of ways to use your pots and pans cleanly and greenly. The major considerations are to cook food properly without it sticking or leaching harmful chemicals into your food, and to cook efficiently in a manner that will get the job done with the least amount of fuel consumption. Why You Should Steer Clear of “Non-Stick” Pans Non-stick pans will start to stick sooner or later. This is because a metal spatula or […]

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What Does It Mean To Eat Clean? (Recipe: Salmon With Herb Salad)

Clean eating diets are a very popular trend these days. They focus on replacing unhealthy processed foods with fresh, whole alternatives. Processed foods have often lost much of their nutritional value in order to make them last longer or taste better. Not only that, they may also contain additives or preservatives that have a negative impact on your health with regular consumption. Here’s some more info on the clean eating lifestyle, as well as some tips for […]

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Understanding Carbs And Low Carb Eating (Recipe: Keto Pepperoni Pizza)

Many experts attribute the large scale epidemic or obesity in the United States, where 1/3 of all adults are obese in large part to a steady increase over a prolonged period of time in the intake of unhealthy carbohydrates, which include, but are not limited to table sugar and all items made from it, refined starches, processed food and even too much fruit sugar. According one study, (Cohen E, et al., Statistical Review of U.S. Macronutrient Consumption […]

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Smart Ways To Store Food (Recipe: Chicken With Balsamic Glaze)

Food storage is all about keeping food fresh and safe. Chemicals in plastic containers leaching into foods has led to a lot of concern over the best ways to store food. Storing food properly so nothing goes to waste also makes sense for your wallet and the planet. Studies have shown that Americans waste around 60% of their food budget. That’s a lot of greenhouse gases being generated by food waste. Here are some top ways to […]

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Facts About Food Safety (Recipe: Chicken Marsala Soup)

Food safety is of utmost importance as there are many things that can go wrong. There are also a lot of incorrect facts floating around about food safety, so it is important to know the truth. Here are a few important things to be aware of. 1. Some People Have More Risk of Food-Borne Illness Than Others Food poisoning can happen to anyone, but there are certain people who are more at risk than others. These include […]

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