• Health Benefits of Ginger Root

    Health Benefits of Ginger Root

    Ginger root is found in curries, particularly Indian and Thai curries, and goes well with beef and seafood. Pickled ginger root is also routinely used in Chinese stir frys, and as ...
  • Health Benefits of Flax Seeds

    Health Benefits of Flax Seeds

    Flax seeds are usually found in home baking – they can be delicious scattered on scones, cakes or muffins, and can be added to breakfast cereals and granolas. As well as being a us...
  • Health Benefits of Green Tea

    Health Benefits of Green Tea

    With the recent rise in interest for healthy foods in the West, perhaps no other item has been discussed and analyzed more than green tea. Its many health benefits – some scientifi...
  • Health Benefits of Olive Leaf

    Health Benefits of Olive Leaf

    Most people are at least partially familiar with the health benefits of olive oil, which is famous for its promotion of wellbeing. But the lesser-known leaves of the olive plant ca...
Spinach and Sweet Potato Salad
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Spinach and Sweet Potato Salad

After a wonderful, ridiculous weekend in Montreal this Easter, my friend Julia and I have decided we are beginning a new, healthier life. This may only last a week, but today I went to yoga AND made a delicious, healthy supper. Day one of new healthy lifestyle...
What You Don’t Know About Saffron
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What You Don’t Know About Saffron

This spice is worth its weight in gold. It holds the title as the world's most expensive spice, and not just by a few dollars. Fortunately it's reasonably affordable because it has a very strong flavor and is used in very small amounts - a pinch for most recip...
Can Scrambled Eggs Be Frozen?
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Can Scrambled Eggs Be Frozen?

Ordinarily it isn't a good idea to freeze cooked egg whites because they taste rubbery when they are thawed. But when they are all mixed up with the yolks, they keep their good taste and texture. So yes, you can freeze scrambled eggs and have a handy breakfast...
Health Benefits of Honey
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Health Benefits of Honey

In the history of human food, one of the most enduring properties of our palates in nearly every culture a love of sweet stuff. For some reason, we are enamored with sugars and sweeteners of all kind. Most, as medical science has found, aren’t all that good fo...
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