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

Enjoy the Best Wine Tasting Tours in Long Island

Do you want to try out some of the best wines in the country? Or find out more about the way in which wine is being made? If you are a fan of going on interesting and out of the ordinary tours which allow you to get a sense of a region in a more

5 Great Wine Bar Franchises

Do you enjoy the atmosphere that surrounds a great wine bar? Have you ever thought that you would like to own your own wine bar? If you desire to succeed in your own business, here are 5 great wine bar franchises to help you get started! 1. The Wine Loft Wine Bars are the up

Coffee, Wine, Weed & Health

The past few weeks have included buzz-worthy info on coffee, wine, weed and health. The three stimulants can be addictive, enjoy a robust retail market (weed in limited states) and may have health benefits. My clients and readers of this blog know my mantra-“There is no one thing that is all good or all bad

Fixing Wine Stained Lips and Teeth After Red Wine

Most people have been in this somewhat embarrassing situation before: they’ve had several glasses of red wine-Merlot, Cabernet, take your pick-and the evidence is all over their teeth and lips. Whether enjoying an evening glass at home or while eating out with some friends, people don’t require anything special to rid themselves of wine-stained teeth

One Of My Favourite Quick Pasta Recipes

Quick Pasta Recipes are very popular with many people, perhaps because of the little effort, low-cost, and variety of dishes you can turn out. The dish below is one of my favourite quick pasta recipes. Quick Pasta Recipes are regarded by many as great dishes to prepare as they have many advantages. firstly, the low-cost,

Laksha Chicken Recipe

Here is a hot and spicy noodle soup, which is great, as in one cup of flour makes it special. It is widely served in five star hotels all around the world. It is Served as a starter. Ingredients needed for this recipe: Chicken breast, cut into strips 500 grams, 1 inch piece of ginger,

Are You Considering a Homemade Chicken Coop?

Are you considering having a homemade chicken coop? Maybe you are looking to just have a few chickens for your own personal use or maybe your looking to get into more of a business venture? Chicken coops can be built in various sizes, depending on what your needs will be. It’s quiet simple! A homemade

The Benefits of a Simple Automatic Chicken Coop Door

Are you planning to raise chickens in your backyard? Or are you already doing so but are getting tired of having to wake up early and let the chickens out to get some sunshine? The good news is that you don’t have to be burdened by this. The answer is a simple automatic chicken coop

Alcoholic Beverage

The word ‘Beverage’ has been derived from the Latin word ‘bever’ meaning rest from work. Beverages are potable drinks which have thirst-quenching, refreshing, stimulating & nourishing qualities. By refreshing one means the replenishment of fluid loss from body due to perspiration. Nourishment is provided by the nutrients in the beverages. Alcoholic beverages affect the central

How to Make the Best Homemade Wine

Proper home winemaking is achieved by making wine from grapes, and not from buying ready-made kits from the wine supplies shop, and then adding water! Yes, this is much easier to do, but there’s absolutely no skill in it at all – so let’s make real wine! Making wine at home can be very successful

Home Baking Business: The Tools Needed

The following paragraphs will inform you how to start your own home baking enterprise, particularly about the tools and instruments needed. If you would like to earn some income while at home and you do have a talent or interest on baking, then you really should bake cakes, biscuits and cupcakes. A home baking business

How to Make Kong Na Mul Gook ( Bean Sprout Soup)

Kong Na Mul Gook is another Korean soup that many people enjoy. This soup is more for the summer time. Even though it’s a hot soup,,it refreshes you by adding some spice in the soup. Here is how to make Kong Na Mul Gook. Here are the ingredients that you will need to make Kong

Vegetable-Barley Omelet Recipe

Vegetable-Barley Omelet A heart-healthy breakfast for egg lovers. This omelet has a contribution from every food groups except fruit. There’s barley from the Breads, cottage cheese from Dairy, eggs and beans form the Meats group, corn and peppers and salsa from the vegetables group. Try this for a Sunday brunch. But don’t stop here. With

Strange Korean Foods: Pig Guts Soup

Having spent the better part of five years in Korea you can believe I’ve eaten plenty of strange Korean foods. Live octopus? Sure. Tube worm? You bet. Pickled jellyfish? Delicious. These are all fine examples of curious Korean cuisine and worth a try if you find yourself in the Land of Morning Calm. Granted, they

Find Wholesale Cake Boxes at Wholesale Cake Box Suppliers

Baking a cake is always fun and even more if the experience is shared with friends and family. But moving a cake is something else. Particularly if you need to place it into a car in order to take it to the event. For these circumstances, having sturdy attractive boxes on hand can make things

Cake Decorating Tools – Must Have Tools For Cake Decorating

Having the right cake decorating tools can make all the difference in the world. Cake decorating is a lot of fun and great way to express your creative side. But just like any other hobby or trade, having the right tools separates the novice from the professional. Here is just a short list of tools

How to Make Caramel Cake

Caramel cake is definitely an simple to create fantastic tasting dessert that’s certain to please everybody in the table. Even if you might have little to no baking experience, this recipe must be fairly quick for you to pull off. And yes this doesn’t need you to be a master baker or pastry chef to

How We Came to Know The Cadbury Flake

Cadbury Fake is one of the all time best British candy bars and this classic British chocolate bar has been a favourite in Britain for almost a century. From the first moment it was produced, Cadbury knew it would be a hit, and so much so they knew that they would have to keep its

Cheesecake Wedding Cakes

Cheesecake may automatically make us think about the Golden Girls or The Cheesecake Factory, but soon it may bring weddings to mind instead. Cheesecake wedding cakes have taken receptions by storm for a few reasons: allergies, fun and originality. Let’s look at each of these. Food Allergies and Sensitivities The first and maybe most important

Homemade Chocolate Chip Cookies – A Little History

There’s nothing that makes a person feel more at home than homemade chocolate chip cookies (CCC). It’s the kind of treat most kids grew up loving and it’s the kind of treat that most people consider as their comfort food. The thought of homemade chocolate chip cookies almost always bring a smile to most people

Chocolate Decadence Cookie Recipe

I am always looking for easy and rich dessert recipes to try on my family. Baking is one of my favorite things to do, but I always like to keep it simple. The best part about chocolate decadence cookies are that they look elaborate, but they are a breeze to make. If chocolate is your

Ice Cream Vs Gelato – What’s the Difference?

Some think that “gelato” is just the Italian term for what we Americans know as “ice cream”. While they are both frozen dairy desserts, there are enough differences between them to make a clear culinary distinction from one another. The differences mainly stem from the ingredients and processing methods. Ingredients Ice cream includes much more

We All Scream for Ice Cream

We may think of ice cream as a modern creation because it’s frozen, but ancient flavored ices date back to those inventive Chinese, who started eating their version as far back as 3000 B.C. Originally it was snow or ice mixed with honey and perhaps a few berries. And once again, that adventurous explorer Marco

The Origins and History of Gin

Gin is a juniper berry-flavored grain spirit . The word is an English shortening of Genever, the Dutch word for juniper. The origins of Gin are rather murky. In the late 1580s a juniper-flavored spirit of some sort was found in Holland by British troops who were fighting against the Spanish in the Dutch War

Do Not Try Killing Candida With Alcohol – What You Must Know

Many people have some how developed the idea that alcohol can kill Candida and yeast infections. This is probably due to it’s long time use to help ease pain and fight infection. However, killing Candida with alcohol will only cause you more problems, and this is why. Candida is a fungus, and it lives in

Yeast Free Alcohol – What Types of Alcoholic Beverages Are Yeast Free?

Yeast, for the majority of people, is a safe bacterium that is the major ingredient in an enormous amount of foods consumed everyday in America. Yeast leavens bread, curdles cottage cheese, and ferments wines, beers, and every other alcoholic drink. But for some people, medically prescribed diets limit all yeast consumption. This can be devastating

Alcohol’s Effect on Your Teeth and Gums

Alcohol, though enjoyable in a drunkard or even a connoisseur’s intoxicated state, is known to not only waste internal organs – but teeth as well. Alcohol is a napalm bomb of sugars, which, when metabolized by the saliva in the mouth, almost turns immediately into plaque. And situation gets worse because almost every drunkard forgets