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Buckwheat And the Benefits It Offer

Buckwheat are seeds that do not grow on grasses but are consumed in the same way as cereal grains. It belongs to a group of foods commonly called pseudocereals. Other common pseudocereals include quinoa and amaranth.Buckwheat is considered a very healthy food due to its high amounts of minerals and various antioxidants. It has also been shown to pr...
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How to Make Eggplants with Garlic Sauce: Semi-Authentic

 

Ingredients: Serving Size (2-3)
Eggplants: 450 g or 16 oz
Ground Pork: 100 g or 3.5 oz
Ginger: 1 1/2 tbsp (mince)
Garlic: 1 1/2 tbsp (mince)
Green Onion: 4 sprigs (white part) and for garnishing (green parts)
PiXian Dou Ban Jiang: 1 tbsp
Whole Dried Chilies: 5
Veg. Oil: 2 tbspSauce:
Sugar: 2 tsp
Soy Sauce: 2 tbsp
Shao Xing Rice Wine: 1 tbsp
Unsalted Chicken Stock/Water: 1 cup or 237 mL
Sesame Oil: 1/2 tsp
Black Vinegar: 2 tbsp
Potato Starch: 1 tsp
Water: 1 tspWater: 6 cup or 1.4 L
Salt: 2 tbsp
Oil: For frying

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An awesome way to open a bag of chips

Check out this new way of opening a bag of chips. There is no need for a serving plate.

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Pringle Tricks

I never thought so much could be done with Pringles.

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Benefits of taking Probiotics

Probiotics are live bacteria and yeasts that are good for your health, especially your digestive system and are responsible for nutrient absorption and supporting your immune system. Probiotics are often called good bacteria and they keep your gut healthy. If you can increase the amount of good bacteria and balance microorganisms in your body, it ...
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Health Benefits of Honey and How It Can Heal Your Body

Honey possesses unique health benefits not found in other sugars and delivers much more than what many medical doctors could realize. Honey isn't just sugar. It is more than just the sum of its sugars. The benefits of honey don't just stop at satisfying the taste buds; honey also offers incredible antiseptic, antioxidant and cleansing properties f...
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Is too much Protein bad for you?

Protein plays a very important role in our diet. A diet high in protein improves brain function, and aid many other aspects of our health including blood pressure, cardiovascular health, disease prevention and others. Most Americans get more than enough protein each day, and may be getting too much of this nutrient from animal sources, like meat, p...
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Things That Happen When You Stop Eating Sugar

Sugar in and of itself isn’t evil, per se. It occurs naturally in plenty of foods, including fruits and milk. With that being said, adding excess sugar to your dietary intake simply isn’t necessary. People on the high end of the sugar-consumption spectrum show addict-like withdrawal symptoms, including anxiety, restlessness, and even depression, re...
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Healthiest seeds to eat.

Seeds are perfectly packaged nutrition powerhouses. They provide heart-healthy fat, fiber and protein. Rich in antioxidants, they lower cholesterol, reduce inflammation and help to prevent some cancers and other diseases. Seeds are easy to eat and are full of nutrient-dense foods that are good for adults and kids!   FLAX SEED The seeds come from...
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Healthy fruit juices - nutritions and benefits it offers

Juices are the way to get liquid and extra nutrition’s in the body. I would recommend trying to go the freshly squeezed juice without any added sugar or chemicals. Below are the list of few healthy juices to drink and the benefits it offer. Juice: Cranberry It’s rich in Vitamin C& E, antioxidants, heart-healthy flavonoids, antibacterial proper...
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Natural home remedy

Natural home remedies are safe and useful for the common ailments. Most of the non-life threatening illness can be treated athome. Below are 10 most common remedies.   Sunburn To deal with sunburn, you can always rely on coconut oil. Its fatty acid content helps reduce inflammation and revitalize the skin. Also, its moistur...
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Healthy Greens you must eat

Healthy Greens you must eat.   With all the varieties of greens available, have you ever thought which one has the most nutritional value? Researchers at William Patterson University in New Jersey analyzed 47 types of produce for 17 vital nutrients—potassium, fiber, protein, calcium, iron, thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, folate, zinc, and vitamin...
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Turmeric – Spice and medicine.

Turmeric is a rhizomatous herbaceous perennial plantof thegingerfamily and is found in the Indian sub-continent and is used as spice, medicine and as coloring agent. You may be familiar with turmeric as the bright yellow spice that is commonly found in curry powder. Turmeric has a long history as culinary spice and healing herb in I...
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Fenugreek or Methi - leafy green vegetable

A few years back I had the opportunity to visit India and enjoy the real culture and food. One vegetable that struck out was Fenugreek or in local language “Methi”. Fenugreek is an annual plant in the family Fabaceae. It is cultivated worldwide as a semiarid crop, and its seeds are a common ingredient in dishes from the Indian Subcon...
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Som Tum -Thai green papaya salad

Thai green papaya salad, also called as Som Tum is made with raw/green papaya, green beans, tomatoes, dried shrimp and roasted peanuts. Dressed with a sweet and spicy dressing, it can go with anything. Ingredients 500 grams green papaya (1 small papaya) 1/3 cup lime juice or 1 1/2 limes) 3 tablespoons fish sauce  1-2  green chilies (to taste...
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Couscous Salad.

This grain-like pasta cooks quickly and goes well with meat or vegetable. Ingredients 3 cups chopped tomatoes (cherry/grape/roma) 2 cucumbers, diced 1 lemon, juiced 3 teaspoons kosher salt 1 1/2 cups instant couscous (a 10-ounce box) 2 cups water 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil Pinch cayenne 1/2 cup torn mint leaves, stems saved 1/2 cup r...
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Flax Seeds - The wonder food

Flaxseed is called as wonder food, the most powerful plant foods, the must eat food etc. The seeds come from flax, and is known as one of the oldest fiber crops in the world. Flaxseeds (also called linseeds) are a rich source of micronutrients, dietary fiber, manganese, vitamin B1, and the essential fatty acid alpha-linolenic acid, also known as AL...
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Why should we choose plant eating diet?

I never use to be a vegetarian, until I decided to try it out for 40 days for fun. The results of the 40 days vegetarian/plant based diet were astonishing, and were definitely were able to persuade me to follow it for longer period, more than 10yrs now.  Our bodies are designed to digest plant foods more easily than the meat and sea food and t...
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Clementine- A fruit packed with Nutritions

  It’s the time of the year, when the grocery stores are filled with small, juicy, tasty orange fruit – clementine. A clementine is a hybrid between a mandarin and a sweet orange. Along with the juice and the taste it comes packed with lots of vitamins and minerals and offers lots of benefits to our body.   Vitamin C A clementine contains 36 mi...
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WHEAT - Different products of Wheat!

Wheat is one of the world’s most important food crops, providing an estimated 20 percent of calories consumed by the human race. It is also probably the most common cereal available all over the world and is in even higher demand in recent years due to its abundant health benefits. Wheat is rich in catalytic elements, mineral salts, calcium, magne...
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