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3 Easy Crops You Can Grow Right At Home

3 Easy Crops You Can Grow Right At Home

Now has never been a better time to grow easy crops at your own home. Whether you have a small balcony or a large garden, these 3 easy crops will provide you with taste sensations for your cooking… easily. About 4.7 million green thumbs prefer to plant their own foods for consumption. Is this truly worth your while? Of course! Homegrown easy crops like vegetables and fruits contain more nutrients than store-bought ones. Furthermore, you can control how many chemicals you need for your home-grown produce, thereby protecting the environment from harmful toxins. Have you always dreamed of having a…

7 Modern Smart Appliances For Your Kitchen

7 Modern Smart Appliances For Your Kitchen

A modern kitchen needs smart appliances that look good AND make life easier. Not all smart appliances need to be connected to the internet… some just make life better. The kitchen is often ‘the hub’ of the home. So it makes sense that it’s well equipped with essentials, as well as gadgets that make life a little easier. In today’s modern world, smart appliances make all the difference. So here are my top seven that make life easier. Top of my smart appliances checklist – The Air Fryer Investing in an air fryer can make light work of making french…

11 Smart Ways To Eat Comfort Food The Healthy Way

11 Smart Ways To Eat Comfort Food The Healthy Way

Eating comfort food can be a great joy of fall and winter, but it can also mean developing unhealthy habits that can be difficult to shake off. It’s much better to develop healthy habits so that you can have a sustainable, healthy lifestyle year round. Below, you’ll find 11 suggestions that can help you to eat comfort food the healthy way. Take a look and you’ll realize that you don’t have to be ‘all or nothing!’ #1 Make Smart Swaps In Your Recipes Start by seeing if there are any smart swaps you can make in your recipes. For example,…

Cooking With Stone Is So Easy

Cooking With Stone Is So Easy

Cooking with stone whereby breads are placed on a hot stone, or meat is placed on hot rocks in trendy restaurants, has now come to your home. Who doesn’t love authentic, home-cooked food? Well… it’s usually nicer when someone else does the cooking, but now designer oven and cooktop brand SMEG has added a Gourmet Refractory Cooking Stone to its kitchen arsenal; so cooking with stone couldn’t be easier to use. Fitting into any of SMEG’s 60cm ovens, this custom-designed stone recreates the cooking environment of a stone oven. Fabulous! It means cooking bread and pizzas will be done with a perfectly even heat creating delectable crispness.

Winter Recipes : Delicious Soup and Egg Brunch Recipes

Winter Recipes : Delicious Soup and Egg Brunch Recipes

Delicious winter recipes start to be on the weekly menu when colder weather hits. But ‘comfort food’ doesn’t have to unhealthy. While it’s tempting to consume bigger meals to stay warm, many of us struggle to resist filling foods that may not be the most nutritious option. So you’ll love these easy and delicious soup and egg brunch winter recipes. Eating more doesn’t always mean eating badly, and comfort food can be healthy as well as hearty. Making smart decisions like drinking more water, increasing your vegetable intake and including more grains in your meals are excellent ways to improve…

Easiest Mexican Recipes EVER!

Easiest Mexican Recipes EVER!

I’m a Mexican food tragic, since visiting Austin,TX, several times and being exposed to their DIVINE Mexican and Tex/Mex food. So I wanted to share with you some of the easiest Mexican recipes ever so you can enjoy a slice of southern hospitality at your house. Whether for now or later to celebrate Dia de Los Muertos on Oct 31, here you’ll find the easiest Mexican recipes for; Chicken Quesadillas Mexican BBQ Corn Cobs Pulled Chicken Taco New Orleans Prawns, and Smokey BBQ Beans McCormick Grill Mates have two Tex-Mex style sauces perfect for your Mexican food feast. The following…

Get Poppin’ Everyone’s Fave Low-Fat Healthy Snack

Get Poppin’ Everyone’s Fave Low-Fat Healthy Snack

Now that winter is taking hold, it’s a great time to stay inside, light the fire and watch movies all afternoon while it rains outside. Perfect. And the perfect low-fat healthy snack is back. Popcorn! It’s a perennial favourite vintage snack food and friend of the movies. And now it’s even EASIER to make. And I’m NOT talking about high salt, high fat, pre-packaged microwavable popcorn that often contains high levels of additives and fake flavourings. No, the Chef’n Pop Top Popcorn Popper prepares popcorn without using any fat enabling users to add their own flavourings. You can regulate your…

Peppered Strawberry Pizza

Peppered Strawberry Pizza

Who doesn’t love strawberries? They are packed with anti-oxidants, can replace a ‘sweet treat’, are healthy, plump, juicy, ruby-red and delectable. Whether they re dropped into champagne, dipped in chocolate, wrapped in a fluffy pancake or decadent on a cheese platter, strawberries will brighten up any plate. Did you know that a cup of slice strawberries contain ONLY 54 calories? They are guilt-free and perfect fro the whole family. Slice them onto cereal or porridge, chuck a handful in a smoothie with milk, yoghurt and a banana, pop them in the kid’s lunches, or dice with apple and orange for a…

Five Delicious Persimmon Recipes

Five Delicious Persimmon Recipes

Are you familiar with the sometimes sweet and always versatile Persimmon? They are a great source of vitamin c & beta carotene plus Persimmons are high in fibre and fat free. So how do you recognise a good Persimmon and how can you use them in delicious Persimmon recipes? There are two main Persimmon varieties; sweet (non-astringent) and original (astringent). Sweet varieties are approx. 10cm in diameter and orange in colour from pale to deep red-orange. Sweet persimmons have a refreshing, sweet flavour and are best eaten crunchy and firm, like an apple. The original persimmon is larger and more…