The humble parsley you see garnishing your plate is actually packed with surprises – eat it! European colonists brought parsley to the United States in the 17th century, and it continues to be one of the world’s most popular herbs. Curly and Italian flat leaf parsley are the most popular varieties. Benefits of Parsley Is
Sweet, tart, firm-skinned and tender-fleshed, plums are the perfect summer fruit. Summer Begins with Plums Plums are the first fruits in early June and are a sure sign that warm weather is here to stay for a while. Found in the supermarket aisles are sweet, juicy black and green plums, as well as yellow and
The following recipes are reminiscent of the Civil War era. All of the recipes are from cookbooks that date back 140 years to the days of the Civil War. You will often see “to taste” for an ingredient because they did not write down specific measurements in those days. Most women did cook “to taste”
“Strength is the capacity to break a chocolate bar into four pieces with your bare hands and then eat just one of the pieces.” – Judith Viorst Link to this post!
The Federal Government’s National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) provides information on Americans’ consumption of foods and nutrients as well as extensive health-related data. The samples for this study data obtained below consisted of 9,339 people age 19 and over with reliable dietary intake data (7,182 age 19 to 19 to 64 and 2,157
A list and infographic of the top 20 body cleansing foods whether for general health, or complete detox. Top 20 Cleansing Foods Almonds Apples Artichokes Bananas Beets Blueberries Cabbage Carrots Celery and Celery Seed Cherries Cranberries Flax seeds and Flax seed oil Garlic Grapefruit Kale Legumes Lemons Onions Watercress Watermelon Link to this post!
A great side dish for any occasion , packed with healthful ingredients and heaps of flavor! Low in calories, low in sodium, satisfying and nutritious. Goes great with ham. Quick and Easy Recipe Colorful Black Bean Salad: Whisk together 1/4 cup of red wine vinegar, 2 tablespoons of olive oil, 1 teaspoon of lemon juice,
Fiber is important in our diet for a number of reasons. Here are the top five food sources of fiber. 1 cup cooked of each: Split peas: 16.3g Red kidney beans: 13.1g Whole wheat spaghetti: 6.3g Broccoli: 5.1g Green beans: 4g See also: Fiber: A Non-Nutritional Vital Nutrient Eight Conditions You Can Fight with Fiber
Easy Potato Salad Cook four, 5-inch peeled and quartered russet potatoes in water until tender, about 20 minutes. Cool. Slice potatoes into a container and toss with 1/2 cup bottled Italian dressing; refrigerate one to 24 hours. Before serving, toss with 1/4 cup (or more to moisten) mayonnaise, 3 tablespoons sliced green onions and 1/2
You can lose weight in many controversial ways; however, there are a few things about dieting and weight loss that most experts agree upon in general. “Super” models starve themselves – but that is one of the many ways of weight loss experts agree you should avoid. Besides, most of us don’t want to go