Category Archive: Tips and tricks

Apr 08

Whats the big deal about organic food

Is organic always better?

In recent years, organic produce, such as fruits and vegetables have risen in demand. This is due to the increasing awareness of the harmful effects of pesticide and insecticide residue on non organic produce available in the market. This is an important aspect to consider when buying your grocery, especially since these chemicals and insecticide residue can become …

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Mar 08

Health Foods A-Z: Cauliflower

Cauliflower: Bundle of nutrients

Third in the series following Avocados and Broccoli, is Cauliflower. This is a great ingredient for your kitchen. It appears similar to broccoli, and is very versatile in terms of preparations. You can have it raw, boiled, fried, steamed, baked, in salads and entrées. Its nutritive value is similar to broccoli, though broccoli has several …

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Mar 07

Health Foods A-Z: Broccoli

Broccoli- Perfect health food

Continuing with the health food series, today’s post is on Broccoli. Known widely as a health food, broccoli can truly provide you with a lot of essential nutrients that you require in your daily diet. Although not everyone has a taste for it, broccoli is among the easier vegetables to include in your meal. Salads, …

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Mar 07

Health Foods A-Z: Avocado

Avocado- health fruit

I’m excited about this new series I am introducing for my blog. I am going to spend some time talking about all the health foods that I can think of for each letter of the alphabet. Not only am I going to explore the benefits of the health food, I will also provide a recipe …

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Mar 04

Colors and our appetite

Appetizing packaging

I have often wondered why certain foods just appear to be tastier than others. Some credit for appeal obviously goes to presentation. If it looks pretty, it feels tasty. Of course, we have memory of foods being tasty, and are thus thinking from memory. However, research has shown that certain colors enhance the appeal of …

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