Healthy Recipes

This recipe uses whole-wheat flour, plus mashed banana instead of eggs. The result? Less colesterol and fat than regular cookies. Also, dark chocolate is healthier than milk chocolate! Ingredients: 2 ¼ cups whole wheat flour. 1 tsp baking soda. 1 tsp salt. 1 cup nonhydrogenated margarine, softned. ¾ cup white sugar. ¾ cup packed brown […]

Keeping with our theme of gifts from the kitchen for the holidays during these difficult economic times, I’ve included a special cookie with history called the Anzac cookie.

These are difficult times that usher in gifts from the kitchen that are thoughtful and personal.

Green Beans are excellent sources of vitamins and minerals. All helping in maintaining bone health and preventing cholesterol build-up. No wonder the Green Giant is Jolly.

The mighty spinach fights a number of diseases. Make it organic and you are on your way to healthy eating.

Capers are the unopened green flower buds of the Capparis spinosa (Capparidaceae – caper family – closely related to the cabbage family), a wild and cultivated bush that is grown mainly in Mediterranean countries (southern France, Italy, and Algeria) and also in California. Manual labor is required to gather capers, for the buds must be […]

A Bloody Mary is a cocktail containing vodka, tomato juice, and usually other spices or flavorings such as Worcestershire sauce, Tabasco sauce, beef consomme or bouillon, horseradish, celery or celery salt, salt, black pepper, cayenne pepper, and lemon juice. Bloody Mary was invented in the 1920s by an American bartender, Fernand Petiot at Harry’s New […]

Rucola is an annual plant growing to 20–100 cm tall. The leaves are deeply pinnately lobed with four to ten small lateral lobes and a large terminal lobe. It is used as a leaf vegetable, which looks like a longer leaved and open lettuce. It is rich in vitamin C and iron. It is frequently […]

Sweet potato gnocchi Ingredients 250 gms of new potatoes 250 gms of sweet potatoes 200 gms Spelt Flour Pinch of salt 1 bunch of Basil 100 gms of Pine nuts 100 mls of Olive oil Procedure Steam off both the potatoes until the are slightly soft. Allow the potatoes to cool slightly and then mash […]

Homemade Baked Beans Ingredients 1 small onion, chopped 4 medium tomatoes, chopped 1 tbsp tomato puree ½ a small apple, chopped 1 tsp mixed herbs ½ tsp mustard powder 1 tin haricot beans, drained 1 tsp brown sugar 150ml water Procedure Fry the onion in a splash of oil until soft. Add the tomatoes, the […]

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