Category Archives: Food & Nutrition

pomegranates

3 Reasons Why You Should Love Pomegranates

Pomegranates are a ruby red deliciously sweet exotic fruit and the seeds inside look like jewels. It’s that time of the year in the USA, my favorite time of the year. Beginning in September or October, we start enjoying the colors of autumn, preparing for

Basil the Amazing Herb

This is not just a simple herb with one color and one flavor or even aroma. Basil comes in green, purple, dark opal, boxwood, lemon, cinnamon, cardinal, spicy globe, Holy, Thai, Greek, and Genovese. All of these also have a unique and individual appearance. You

Dill Weed With Health Benefits

Even 5,000 years ago the Egyptians knew to use dill as a medicine and it is especially effective for the hiccups. It is a plant of good omen. Dill comes from southern Europe and Russia. Even though it is now cultivated it can be found

Carrots Are Good For You

The carrot is not only great for using as a nose on a snowman or giving to a bunny to eat but it is very healthy for humans too. It can be great to eat raw, grate in salads or stir-fry. There are many different

Garlic a Bouquet of Health

Garlic is a wonderful way to flavor any kind of food. Crushed garlic is even great mixed in with cottage cheese. Garlic also has many health benefits to it as well. Nearly 5000 years ago the Sumerians acknowledged garlic. Many writers have referred to it

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Seafood: Which is More Nutritional? Salmon or Trout?

Seafood is included in the diets of people all around the world because of its nutritional value.  Everyone will probably agree that trout and salmon are both highly valued food. Either that or the fishmonger at the local grocery store is charging a fortune for

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Desserts Made With My Favorite Secret Ingredient

Desserts! YUM! There are very few people in the world will refuse a delicious dessert. Parents tell their kids: “If you eat all your vegetables, you’ll get dessert!” or “Finish your food or you won’t get any dessert!“ Kids grow up and tell themselves: “Life

Onions For a Healthy Lifestyle

People either love or hate onions. Onions are versatile and can be added to many different kinds of recipes like soups, omelets, casseroles, and just plain thinly sliced onion on burgers. The problem is that people who say they hate onions are doing their bodies

Know Your Sorrel

This leafy plant is nice and green, resembles spinach and has a tart flavor. A lot of people compare its taste to lemons however having eaten it I would say it is a whole lot less tart. It has lots of minerals. Fresh sorrel is