13 Apr 2012 Leave a comment
Seaweed is not only good for your inner beauty and health, but good for your outer beauty as an exfoliant. :)
31 Jan 2012 Leave a comment
When you think of shellfish, think about cooking scallops. It’s quick, easy, and better for you than other types of shellfish. Scallops are a popular shellfish used in many styles of cooking. At one time, shellfish were avoided because they are higher in cholesterol than other types of fish. However, nutritionally, scallops are low in both calories and fat and a healthful addition to any diet. Scallops are also a good source of lean protein.
27 Jan 2012 Leave a comment
Foodie Ingredients Beef
What a load of Bull! Lol! There are so many cuts of beef that I’m only going to list a few…. Filet Mignon: Filet Mignon is the most delicious part of the meat. This part of meat is so tender that it melts in your mouth. Known as the king of steaks. Rib Eye: Among the better cuts, a rib eye steak has little connective tissue and a relatively high level of fat marbling which make the meat tender and flavorful. However, the meat is also high in both saturated fat and cholesterol and should be eaten in moderation. Brisket: Fresh brisket is an inexpensive boneless cut that requires long, slow cooking to break down the collagen in the connective muscle tissues achieve tenderness. The long piece is cut in half for marketing. You’ll find it sold as a flat cut or a point cut. The flat cut is leaner, but the point cut has more flavor due to a bit of extra fat. Flank Steak: The flank contains no bones. Although quite flavorful, it is tough meat with a good deal of fat and connective tissue. Flank meat is usually trimmed and ground, with the exception of the flank steak or London broil. The flank also contains a small piece of meat known as the hanging tenderloin. Although not actually part of the tenderloin, it is very tender and can be cooked using any method.
25 Jan 2012 Leave a comment
Nutrition and you says: Tomatillo or tomate is a small spherical shaped berry of tomato family used as vegetable. It was originated in Mexico and was cultivated by the Aztecs centuries before the Spanish explorers introduced it elsewhere. Tomatillos are low in calories. 100 g of berries provide just 32 calories. On comparison basis, they contain slightly more calories, fat, and protein than tomatoes. (100 g tomato has 18 calories). However, they have good amounts of many health benefiting plant nutrients such as dietary fiber, minerals, anti-oxidants and vitamins. See my recipe for Salsa Verde.
24 Jan 2012 1 Comment
Soy protein products can be good substitutes for animal products because, unlike some other beans, soy is a ‘complete‘ protein. Soy protein products can replace animal-based foods—which also have complete proteins, but tend to contain more fat, especially saturated fat—without requiring major adjustments elsewhere in the diet. All-natural, nutritional sources of soybean nutrition facts are fat-free and contain healthy dietary fiber that fights bad cells in the body. One of the best things about soy is that it can be prepared at a low cost, so it is highly economical.
22 Jan 2012 Leave a comment
21 Jan 2012 Leave a comment
Nutrition and you says: Garden beet is very low in calories (contain only 45 kcal/100 g), and contain only small amount of fat. Its nutrition benefits come particularly from fiber, vitamins, minerals, and unique plant derived anti-oxidants. It contains significant amounts of vitamin-C, one of the powerful natural antioxidant, which helps body scavenge deleterious free radicals one of the reasons for cancers development. Beet greens (tops) are an excellent source of carotenoids, flavonoid anti-oxidants, and vitamin A; contain these compounds several times more than that of in the roots.Vitamin A is required maintaining healthy mucus membranes and skin and is essential for vision. Consumption of natural vegetables rich in flavonoids helps to protect from lung and oral cavity cancers.
19 Jan 2012 Leave a comment
Milk really does do a body good. With Winter comes dry skin. I use warm whole milk on a gauze pad to hydrate my sometimes dry and itchy patches on my skin. Cleopatra was said to take milk baths regularly. Milk is also known to be helpful as a sleep aid. Warm milk before bed, or even hot chocolate or cereal.
19 Jan 2012 Leave a comment
Nutrition and you says: Asparagus has been revered by ancient Greek and Romans as a prized delicacy. One of the oldest recorded vegetable; it is thought to have originated along the coastal regions of eastern Mediterranean and Asia Minor areas. Asparagus is a very low calorie vegetable. 100 g fresh spears give only 20 calories. More calories will be burnt to digest than gained, the fact, which fits in to the category of low calorie or negative calorie vegetables.