Gluten-Free diet

Understanding Gluten-Free The latest diet trends and fitness fads come and go….It is always interesting when a diet seems to be based on health and nutrition information. In the last decade, we have seen fat free fade away, when it was revealed to us that there are “good fats” and “bad fats”. Lately there are some interesting diets out there. I’ve been trying to eat healthier and looking into going gluten-free. The wheat free diet…

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Caffeine Nation: Eye-opening Statistics about the Most Popular Drug

Hey, you! Yes, you, peering down at this SIP with a venti-sized fistful of Starbucks; are you aware that you are one of 165 million Americans with the world’s single most common drug habit? It’s true; that cuppa Joe you hold represents a drop in the ocean of the most commonly taken mind-altering drug on the planet: caffeine. Scientists and caffeine-pushers alike have made the general population aware of this wonder chemicals’ effects, including stimulation…

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Some Advice and Precautions for Cooking With Edible Flowers

Did you know that not only can you smell the beautiful fragrances, and feel the delicate textures of a flower, but you can also find pleasure in the taste! The rose is best known as the most, appreciated flower around the world. Since flavor is affected by such factors as soil and temperature, it is advisable to taste a petal of the rose or any other flower before you decide to use the flower as…

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Unusual Delicacies From Around the World

In nearly every country, there are various delicacies enjoyed by its native people. I for one like to eat; however, some of these so-called delicacies do not sound very appetizing to me. Nonetheless, each culture represents their food tastes in different ways; and while some may seem strange, there still exists an air of interest within us all to learn more. Did you know that in many cultures, insects are considered quite popular on the…

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Best Frozen Dinners

Frozen dinners set a seemingly impossible standard for themselves. We expect fresh, nutritious meals that taste as good as their freshly prepared counterparts, and we don’t want to wait too long for the microwave to ring. Gratefully, there are a few frozen dinners that not only meet this standard, but are usually more reasonably priced than their competitors. At the top of the list is Budget Gourmet and its diet counterpart, Lean Gourmet. If you…

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Party Food – Quick and Easy Crowd Pleasers

With the warmer months ahead, it’s great to entertain at home. Backyard picnics or Sunday suppers, the Big Game on TV or a co-worker’s birthday. But with our busy schedules, who has time to plan and cook for a party? Well, with a little organization it’s a cinch! The key is an iron-clad shopping list. Go over the whole party in your head, slowly, and make sure you’ve thought it through. You don’t want to…

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