Apple Crumble

It’s Easter weekend, and for many we will be eating perhaps one or two or more large dinners with family and friends. That could mean that we will be eating more than we usually do, and enjoying more desserts than we might normally do. For those who have to take a dessert to share for…

Black Bean Salsa

This is a delicious healthy appetizer or snack. It is really easy to prepare and has lots of wonderful flavours. Ingredients: 15 oz can black beans rinsed and drained 14 ox can of corn drained 1 medium tomatoe diced 1 medium green pepper diced 1/2 cup red onion diced 1 clove of garlic minced 2…

Healthy Broccoli Dip

As requested, here is a healthy dip that contains healthy green ingredients including Broccoli and Avocado. The recipe is pretty easy to make. one cup of broccoli steamed 1 green onion diced 1 clove of garlic 1 tsp. garlic 3/4 cup greek yogurt 1 tsp. onion powder 1/2 tsp. garlic powder 1/4 of an avocado…

Colourful Roasted Bell Peppers

I have always wanted to try making roasted red peppers. When I googled recipes on how to do it, I found that you can roast all colours of bell peppers. I had a few in my fridge, so I decided to try roasting them. 1st step, rub some oil on a baking sheet. I used…

20-MINUTE ? HEALTHY TOMATO BISQUE SOUP

Today, I am making this 20 minute tomato soup. I am putting this recipe to the test to see if you can make a healthy soup for your family in under half an hour. Step one: Saute onion and garlic in a large pot: I love onion and garlic so much, that I decided to…

Broccoli – Eat this dark green vegetable to improve your health

Health Benefits of Broccoli from organicfacts.net Broccoli is a dark green plant from the cabbage family. Broccoli is an excellent vegetable to eat as a serving of raw broccoli provides only 34 calories, and its an excellent source of vitamin C, and K. In addition it also contains lesser amounts of vitamin A, dietary fiber,…

Super Foods- Just What Are They?

I would describe super foods as very colourful fruits and vegetables, dairy products and lean meats that are really good for you because they contain many nutrients, fiber and antioxidants Incorporating the following foods into your diet may be beneficial by: lowering your risk of developing cancer, diabetes, heart disease and high blood pressure. In addition…

Avocado: a fruit containing healthy fats

Avocados are high in fiber, and very low in carbs, and therefore can help promote weight loss when incorporated into a healthy diet. Avocados are considered to be healthy as they are rich in nutrients and healthy fats, however because they are high in fat, they are high in calories. One portion size is only about…

Ground Turkey- how much better is it for you than ground beef?

Why is cooking with ground turkey better than cooking with ground beef? Ground turkey is a healthier choice because it has more protein, less fat and less cholesterol than other types of ground meats. Reducing the amount of fat intake in your diet, can reduce the chance of heart disease and obesity. Meats containing less…