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Battuto Recipe

by Foodie on August 29, 2014

Battuto Recipes 300x225 Battuto RecipeTraditionally Italian recipes are thought of as very unhealthy and the quickest way to put on fat.  Nothing could be further from the truth, a lot of Italian recipes are very healthy and a a great way to loose weight and have a tasty meal as well.

Battuto forms a great base of many recipes and can be made in bulk and stored in the fridge. Along with Tomato Sugo and Slime (yes that’s a name) usually combine fresh vegetables and herbs, that add great taste and flavour.  It is very simple and easy to make all you need to the ingredients and a blender. [click to continue…]

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How to Cook Healthy Meals for your Family

by Foodie on August 25, 2014

Healthy Recipe How to Cook Healthy Meals for your FamilyDo you have trouble knowing how to cook healthy meals for your family? The good news is that there are recipes that are very healthy but the healthy nature of these recipes can be somewhat disguised.  The problem is that a lot of people can bring bring harm their way (outside of allergies, which should never be ignored).

Healthy cooking is often difficult as most of us struggle for time and don’t want to spend time planning and preparing meals that our families refuse to eat. At the same time, we want our families to be healthy so we feel compelled to learn new and improved ways of cooking healthy foods for our family to enjoy (and unfortunately in some cases scorn).

With weight and nutrition being known as the culprit in so many health conditions it is impossible to ignore the importance of not only eating healthy ourselves but also of teaching our children the importance of eating healthy. One way to insure that your loved ones are in fact eating healthy is to make sure that you are cooking healthy and nutritious foods for them. This does not mean that you cannot enjoy the occasional calorie splurge or even that you shouldn’t. The key to cooking healthy is learning to control portions and understanding the importance of moderation. [click to continue…]

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Prawn Cocktail With Lime Ailoli

by Foodie on August 24, 2014

Prawn Cocktail With Lime Ailoli 200x300 Prawn Cocktail With Lime AiloliWe love seafood, our last recipe was Spice Dusted Grilled Prawns With Cocktail Sauce, so sticking with that theme here’s another easy to make and enjoy Prawn Cocktail recipe with a small twist.

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Spice Dusted Grilled Prawns with Cocktail Sauce 300x200 Spice Dusted Grilled Prawns With Cocktail SauceEating healthy doesn’t need to hard, or tasteless.  If there’s a healthier way to start a meal, we haven’t found it. Prawns derive about 80 per cent of their kilojoules from protein, making them one of the leanest sources of that belly-filling, metabolism-revving macro -nutrient. And by cooking them in their shells, you protect them from direct heat, yielding some of the juicest morsels you’ll ever eat. A dusting of spices, a fiery homemade cocktail sauce, a few grilled lemon halves, make for a leat start to a killer barbecue.

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Butterflied Leg of Lamb

by Foodie on August 18, 2014

Butterflied leg of lamb Butterflied Leg of LambLamb is a great piece of meat, that is lean in fat and extremely healthy, and can be cooked many different ways.  This is a new take on a standard leg of lamb roast, if your not comfortable doing it your self, talk to your butcher about butterflying the leg of lamb for you.  This recipe is best cooked on a barbecue.

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Barbecued Corn with Miso Butter

by Foodie on August 17, 2014

barbecue corn with Miso Butter Barbecued Corn with Miso ButterWith out a doubt, one of summer’s great pleasures is eating sweet, fresh corn. That pleasure can be intensified threefold by the transformative powers of the barbecue, which teases out every last milligram of natural sugar locked inside those kernels. Remember though, just like meat or fish, fresh corn can be overcooked, changing from sweet and juicy to dry and chewy in a flash. You can cut the risk substantially by allowing the corn to steam inside its husk on the barbecue first.  Then peel and return it to the heat for a brief hit of char.

This is Japanese inspire recipe, full of goodness, and flavour. [click to continue…]

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Jerk Chicken

by Foodie on August 4, 2014

Chicken is a great versatile meat, that can be made into some many tasty healthy dishes.  Jerk Chicken is just one of them, with a Caribbean flavour.

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Asian Beef Salad

by Foodie on July 29, 2014

This is a very healthy and tasty Asian flavored dish to try.   If you want a few tips on how to make your salad stand out, then check out this article on how to diversify your salads.

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Simply Tips To Diversify Your Salads

by Foodie on July 29, 2014

Salads are a excellent addition to just about any meal.  They are easy simple and quick to make..  But if you’ve gotten a little bored with them, maybe to time to add a little extra with these simple tips to diversify your salads

taco salad spicy avocado dressing 300x199 Simply Tips To Diversify Your SaladsIf you like watercress ? try other greens with bite in your next salad.

Chicory

The ivory-colored leaves have a slight bit and a delicate crunch. Just one cup of chicory contains your daily requirement of vitamin L, a vital nutrient for blood and bone health. Pair it with crumbed blue cheese and pecans.

Radicchio

Mix these crunchy purple leaves into a salad of sweeter greens to punch up flavour and add a bit of pleasant bitterness, They’re also a good source of vitamins C and E, folate and potassium.

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Paleo Cookbook Series Review

by Foodie on July 28, 2014

 Paleo Cookbook Series ReviewHi, so I guess that I have been banging on a bit about Paleo and how great it is.  I thought I would take the time to actually review the Paleo Cookbook Series that I purchased. 

Now, I need to say this up front, there are plenty of these types of paleo cookbooks out there, just Google them and you will find plenty to look at.  I looked at a few different cookbooks, before I settled on this particular one.

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