Lunch in a Crunch

“Mom! Where’s my lunch?” The scramble starts the minute the alarm clock alerted. Whether you are a working mom or a stay at home mom, your day crowds at the starting gates and jets forward as fast as a quarter horse at the Kentucky Derby. As you are racing to take the kids to school,

Tips For Planning A Child’s Birthday Menu

The foods you select to serve at a birthday party for a child is important for your guests’ enjoyment. This is especially true when it comes to the choices you make for children. You may a picky eater on the guest list or one who has allergies to certain foods. Learn more about the safest

Child Health – What Can We Do?

There is a lot of concern about child health in America at the moment. This is not a new phenomenon – Calvin Coolidge instigated the annual ‘Child Health Day’ in 1928. It is held on the first Monday of October each year. Health professionals from all over America meet to discuss child nutrition, fitness, obesity

How to Cure Hemorrhoids With Beer, Chocolate and Walnuts

Now you can cure hemorrhoids with delicious tasting, fun foods!  What more could you ask?  Experts estimate that as much as 90 percent of all diseases are linked to free-radical damage in the body.   Hemorrhoids are caused by free radical damage to the region in and around the anus.   Free radicals are a natural byproduct

The Sacrificial Tuna

I didn’t grow up in a religious house. We were “High Holiday Jews,” which, in layman’s terms, are Jews who only attend synagogue on the most sacred Jewish holidays. On those days, we would solemnly pray and rend our garments and starve ourselves in worship of the Lord. But every other day of the year

Advantages of Cupcakes

More and more often people are using elaborate cupcake displays rather than traditional cakes for special occasions such as weddings, baby showers, birthdays, parties or festive holidays. Cupcakes, being little miniature cakes are becoming extremely popular because they have so many great qualities that set them apart from everyday regular cakes. Cupcakes are so simple

5 Diet Myths Exposed: Start Losing Weight the Healthy Way!

This can be the year you finally drop those excess pounds, achieve a strong, streamlined body, and give your health a huge boost with a commitment to sensible eating. But in order to reach your healthy weight and keep it there, you’ll have to sidestep a lot of diet minefields. So many nutritional myths and

Pasta Bella – Great Italian Food

Italian pasta recipes vary according to regional cuisine. Northern recipes, for instance, from the Piemonte, Calabria and Liguria regions feature readily available cheeses, cured hams and pancetta, a kind of smoked bacon. Most notable of these recipes is pasta carbonara. Pasta Carbonara This Italian pasta recipe requires, 3-4 strips of pancetta or bacon, 1 egg,

Nightwear for a Good Night’s Sleep

One of the biggest changes in the fashion industry in the past few decades has been in the realm of lingerie and sleepwear. With the changes in the perception of the woman’s body as an object to be lusted over to a creation that should be celebrated, there have been many changes in the nightwear

Give Yourself a Present – Live in the Present

In the Disney movie, “The Lion King”, Simba is whining to Rafiki claiming he is a victim of things gone wrong in his life. Rafiki counsels Simba to not focus on the pain of the past because it cannot be changed. “It doesn’t matta, eets in dee pahst”, is Rafiki’s advice. Simba listens to his

How To Lose Weight During The Holidays

Holidays and special events are full of great things to eat, but those great things to eat sometimes aren’t the same things that help you lose or maintain weight. It’s that age old question for all weight conscious people. How am I going to get through this next holiday without gaining weight? Take a breath,

Pineapple Rice Pudding

Everyone has an aunt or grandmother who makes the world’s greatest rice pudding. It’s a simple dessert with simple ingredients; milk, sugar, rice, cinnamon, and vanilla, with or without raisins, the debate rages on. It’s always served at Thanksgiving in my family. There’s something about the warmth of the cinnamon that makes it perfect for

5 Cooking Methods Common To African Cuisine

Which methods of food preparation are commonly used in Africa? Here is an introduction to a few cooking methods common in African cuisine: 1. Roasting Roasting refers to cooking food over an open fire, without water. The fire may be an open wood fireplace or a hearth, or a charcoal burner. Foods that are often

Hidden Stimulating Foods in Your Diet: Tyramine Reactions

Have you ever experienced intrusive insomnia even though you were really tired, or an overall anxiety when nothing is actually upsetting you? Even after you cut out coffee, stopped smoking and cut down on sugar and alcohol, these symptoms still persisted. You might not be aware of the fact that there are certain foods you

Food Time Table For Two-Year Old Baby

Two years is an important milestone when it comes to you little one’s eating habits and the food they consume. At the age of two years, your baby needs a lot of nutrients in his body and milk is not enough to cater to the needs of their growing bodies. So, while it is important

All You Need to Know About Cakes

It is a known fact that all the best cakes in the world also qualify to be as the best desserts in the world. There is no one on this planet who doesn’t have a liking for a hot and a delicious cake. It doesn’t matter what side you are on in the debate of

Great Convection Oven Recipes – Classic Cream Puffs

If you want good pastry made right, here is a great convection oven recipe. If you want, the cream puffs can be prepared up to 12 hours before the filling. You can just freeze them to store longer, just make sure that they are wrapped airtight. To cook the puffs in this recipe, just place

10 Healthy Snacks For Weight Loss and Wellness

Contrary to popular belief, snacking is actually very beneficial. It helps to refuel your body, maintain blood sugar and energy levels and control your appetite. Healthy snacking will help your body get the nutrients it needs and help you avoid overeating at meal times. Indulge in these guilt-free snacks. Remember we encourage an anti-inflammatory, low-glycemic,

Decorating Cake With Fondant

There are a variety of different cake types. Most of them are occasional such as wedding cakes and birthday cakes. The decoration of cakes is a hobby as well as a money making idea. It needs some artistic skill. It may be called an art which helps you to keep exercising your imagination and improve

Quick Tips About The Use of Honey Extractors

The sole purpose of honey extractors as the name implies, is to remove honey from the combs without damaging or destroying the honey combs as they be reused. They are mechanical devices used for honey extraction soon after the honey has been harvested. They have a drum where the honey comb is placed and then

Honey Sweetened Whole Grain Carrot Cake

This Honey Sweetened Whole Grain Carrot Cake is great by itself served for breakfast, or topped with Honey Sweetened Cream Cheese Frosting for dessert. This isn’t your ordinary carrot cake loaded with tons of white sugar. This version truly highlights the flavor of the carrot and its natural sweetness. Ingredients For Honey Sweetened Carrot Cake

Discover Manuka Honey As a Prebiotic

Prebiotics are found in Manuka Honey – and they encourage the growth of good bacteria in the digestive tract. Many probiotic supplements do not survive the acidic conditions of the intestinal tract. Only highly resistant forms of bacteria, such as lactobacillus and bifidobacteria, have been shown to survive and others are likely to be destroyed

Exploring Honey Varieties

It will be too strange for any honey fan to not know at least some different honey varieties and understand their characteristics so as to be able to cleverly use and apply them in different foods. Here are some that I recommend you to start with (not in order of my preference but in alphabetical

Diabetic Cake Recipes

Diabetes is a medical condition that interferes with a person’s ability to process sugar. Thus, diabetics must carefully monitor their sugar intake. This article will focus on three diabetic cake recipes made with alternative sugars. CHOCOLATE CAKE For people who love chocolate, it can be difficult to give it up, even if diabetic. This chocolate