How to To Make Your Food Taste Awesome | Easy Food Posted by admin on Aug 19, 2012 in Food Preparation | 211 comments In case you are not skilled with the food recipes and preparation, listed bellow are some of the easy food tips to make your meals delicious easy way. No matter you prepare breakfast, dinner or just a snack, the easy food tips are here to make your food even more attractive and awesome. Idea by Janice Kamide Images Source BuzzFeed Coconut Sugar Caramelized Plantains It’s not often that I eat dinner solo these days, but one recent evening when John was away I walked down to our local Whole Foods and went straight for the hot food and salad bar. Have you ever been there? That place is like magic! It was there that I fell in love with caramelized plantains. Oh mama. One bite in and I immediately knew I had to recreate them for the blog. I’m not sure what fats or sugars are used in their version, but I wanted to clean things up and infuse some extra flavor. More flavor is always better in my opinion. Instead of relying on brown or cane sugar, I went with coconut sugar – a more natural sugar extracted from sap of cut flower buds on the coconut palm. A lot of you guys have been asking me if I ever use it and have also been subbing it in a lot of our recipes for cane sugar, and it got me curious. I haven’t done much baking with it yet (recommendations / tips welcome), but what I do know is it works fabulously for caramelizing. What happens next is pure magic.
Top Ten Smart Foods Crossword puzzles alone won't save your brain and protect it from aging , though they will help. So will the right foods. Some edibles are especially good at protecting the brain's delicate nerve cells and blood vessels from the damage that accompanies aging. Most of them squelch free radicals, the renegade oxygen molecules spun off as the brain goes about the business of the mind. Sweet wild blueberries are bursting with antioxidants, which mop up nasty free radicals. Chemicals called homocysteines are a normal part of protein metabolism, but high levels are linked with cognitive decline and Alzheimer's disease (as well as heart disease), which accounts for most cases of dementia in the U.S. Fatty fish are full of neuroprotective omega-3 fatty acids. Research has finally caught up with mom's advice: Spinach turns out to be full of antioxidant power. Drinking red wine in moderation increases longevity. Warm up with hot cocoa to help your brain as well as your frostbitten fingers.
Super MS-Friendly Snacks to Help You Power Through Your Day - MS - Living Symptom Free We talk a lot about what you should be eating to live symptom-free with MS. Your diet plays a huge role in how symptoms affect you. Certain foods fight inflammation and fatigue so you can get on with your day, which is what we are all after. Eat these super MS-friendly snacks to help you power through your day. These snacks do more than taste good; they can actually help fight your MS symptoms. Grain-Free Crackers Making the switch to a Paleo, gluten-free diet has helped me tremendously in alleviating my MS symptoms such as migrains, chronic fatigue and fabrimyalgia. There are a few brands that sell grain-free crackers, but a brand I've just discovered and really love is Two Moms in the Raw, which sells these savory, grain-free, Paleo-friendly crackers that are so good and good for you. Walnuts Walnuts contain omega-3s which may help combat muscle stiffness and inflammation. Avocadoes Avocadoes are anti-inflammatory and delicious. Apples
The 20 Best Cities for 20-Somethings It’s hard to pinpoint what qualities 20-somethings go for in picking the perfect city. Sustainability, efficient transit systems, cleanliness, and affordability may make the top of the list. Dig a bit further, and others may add walkability of streets, prevalence of gyms, and overall well-being. Number of happy hours, zoos, and places to booze may be factors, too. Photo: Albuquerque Convention and Visitors Bureau 1. Average Temp (High, Low): 70, 43 Median Income: $44,594 Average Rent for 1-Bedroom Apt.: $646 Population: 529,872 Median Age: 35.1 Okay, we get that the desert isn’t usually where most 20-somethings would think to look for their ideal locale, but Albuquerque was included in the list of top 10 U.S. destinations for value vacations, especially noted for it’s affordable pricing. Photo: Gus Rojo 2. Average Temp (High, Low): 80, 59 Median Income: $50,132 Average Rent for 1-Bedroom Apt.: $777 Population: 767,250 Median Age: 31 Photo: Freefoto.com 3. 4. 5. 6. Hello, gentlemen. 7.
Sun-dried Tomato Basil Pinwheels This recipe was originally going to be vegan calzones. But friends, it’s too dang hot to turn on the oven right now. So, simple, heat-free summer appetizers it is! This recipe is simple, requiring just 8 ingredients and 15 minutes to prepare! Just stir filling ingredients, spread into a tortilla, roll and slice! And the flavors? Sun-dried tomatoes pair with fresh basil, while fresh garlic and vegan parmesan cheese pack a serious punch to the vegan cream cheese base. So what do they taste like? Creamy Savory Fresh Basil-infused Rich in sun-dried tomato goodness & Seriously satisfying Plus, that color? Where would one bring these pinwheels to, you ask? If you give this recipe a try, we’d love to know what you thought! Don’t forget to take a picture and tag it #minimalistbaker on Instagram. Sun-dried Tomato and Basil Pinwheels Amazing, flavorful Sun-dried Tomato and Basil Pinwheels that come together in 15 minutes with 8 ingredients. Author: Minimalist Baker Recipe type: Appetizer Cuisine: Vegan
Raw Food - Purely Raw, The Dead Food List Has to be heated and altered from its natural state to taste sweet. Even when labelled or advertised as raw, if it's sweet, it has been heated. Some manufactures claim that lower air pressures can be used to keep the heat below 45c/115f and thus producing sweet "Raw"? nectar. Many Almonds come from America, and those Almonds nearly always come from California. Made from a base of cooked ingredients. If shelled they've been baked, boiled or steamed. After harvest cacao pods are piled up to ‘sweat’ or ferment for 3 to 4 days. Most cashews that are sold as raw are heated to shell and boiled to remove strong toxins. Blanched, gassed, and high temp dried. Blanched or boiled even when labelled "Fresh frozen". Blanched before grinding. Dried at high temps. All packaged, bottled and canned juice is pasteurized unless it states clearly that it is not. Dried at high temps. After the Maple sap is taken from the tree, it is boiled to reduce it into syrup and make it sweeter. Neither wild nor raw.
Healthy Recipes, Healthy Eating, Healthy Cooking You may be wondering if popcorn is a healthy snack if you're trying to lose weight. On one hand, it's high in fiber and low in calories compared to most snack foods. But, if you douse it in butter—a la movie theatres—then you may be getting more calories than you bargained for. Snacking itself is not a bad thing—it can fuel you until your next meal and also can be a great place to get in some food groups you're missing in your other meals. But some snacks, like popcorn, are better than others and the best snacks to eat are low in calories, high in nutrition and help keep you full for a long time. Recipes to Try: Healthy 5-Minute Snack Ideas Of all the possible snack foods out there, popcorn stands out near the top of the list. But the crunchy kernels hidden beneath are actually a health food. • It's a whole grain: The term "whole grain" may bring to mind loaves of bread flecked with bran or a bowl of oatmeal, but popcorn also counts.
25 HairStyle TUTORIALS & EXTRAS! Looking GOOD! With the holidays also come a bunch of parties! Some of them are just family gatherings, some other ones are work related and some are hosted by great friends. Whatever the occasion is I think we ladies deserve to look good, regardless of our age, size or taste. So I put together for today’s Sunday Best 25 tutorials of hair-styles and some few other EXTRAS for inspiration! The Messy Side Updo. What I like about this hair is that you can wear it casually or dress it up with some cute hair pieces for a more formal look. I love it! tutorial The Gibson Tuck Elegant, simple, chic… perfection! Her beautiful hair makes me want to color mine… I love the red! tutorial EXTRA: Greenlicious! I thought it would be fun to throw in this list some eye makeup tutorials also. This color palette is perfect for the Holidays! It would look great with brown eyes also… How do I know? I have done it! tutorial The Side Chignon You La La! So pretty and romantic! tutorial Side Knot Two minutes and you look fabulous!