Like all prepackaged foods, commercial pet treats often contain unhealthy additives to extend their shelf life. If you want to ensure your pets receive a delicious and nutritious treat, the best option is to make your own. Add everything you’ll need to your shopping list by checking out the following recipes. Читать дальше “Homemade Tasty Treats for Pets” »
There is something undeniable amazing about honey. Not only is it a delicious natural sweetener, but is also a treasure of hidden nutritional and medicinal value. This fat-free, cholesterol-free, and sodium-free liquid gold has scientifically proven super powers that lead to holistic health.
Calling all you vegetarians out there! Here are some ideas for healthy, delicious salads that will keep you feeling full for hours. It can be so easy to fall into a pattern of not having a particularly varied grocery list but, like everyone, those of us who don’t eat meat need a wholesome, balanced diet. These recipes use nutritious, simple ingredients and will be ready in minutes so that you have the time to get on with all those things you need to do, and you’ll have the energy to do them! Читать дальше “Delicious and Easy-to-Make Vegetarian Salads” »
Impressing your spouse or significant other does not have to require hours slaving over a hot stove. You also don’t need to resort to taking them out to the most expensive restaurant in town. Go the homemade route and really knock their socks off with this coconut crusted tilapia!
Tilapia filets 2
Salt ½ t
Pepper ½ t
Lemon (halved) 1
Coconut oil 3 T
Unsweetened coconut (shredded) ⅓ c
Pomegranate arils ½ c
Fresh cilantro (chopped) ¼ c
Lime juice (from ½ lime)
Orange juice (from ½ orange)
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In a saucepan, heat the shredded coconut for 4 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from heat; set aside.
Season both sides of tilapia with salt, pepper, and lemon juice. Coat a large skillet with nonstick cooking spray; heat tilapia in coconut oil over medium-high for 4 minutes. Flip the tilapia, sprinkle with toasted coconut, and cook another few minutes so fish flakes with a fork. Transfer to serving dish.
In a separate bowl, combine pomegranate arils, cilantro, lime and orange juices, and pinch of salt. Drizzle mixture over tilapia and serve.
Every day we consume resources of this planet and in one form or the other. Food, water, gas and even electricity is another form of product derived from the raw materials on this planet and since they are limited, we need to be careful about how we utilize them and that’s where the struggle of preservation begins. Engineers and scientists are always engaged in solving the dilemma to improve efficiency or to derive something cheaper and better. This war against wastage is never ending and so are the inventions that aid the cause of careful consumption of resources.
One of the energy consumption tasks me perform daily on a boisterous scale around the world is cooking. Even though it might not seem that much but it almost accounts for the 4% of the total energy usage of an average house. To cut this percentage even lower, induction cooktops were introduced in the market. Following are the pros and cons you’ll face if you adopt induction cooking. Читать дальше “Pros and Cons of Induction Cooking” »
Nearly every college student worries about gaining the “Freshman 15.” While it is true that it is difficult to keep a balanced and nutritious diet while living in a college dorm, it is not impossible. Here are some easy-to-implement tips for eating healthy while in college. You can still have your snacks and late-night treats, but you just have to be wise about it. So write down a shopping list and stock up! Читать дальше “Healthy Eating Tips for College Students” »
Asparagus is in the shops again – a sure sign that summer is just around the corner! Few vegetables have a more satisfying, distinctive flavour. The wonderful aroma of asparagus roasting or grilling on the barbecue will bring a smile to your face. But the season for locally grown asparagus is quite short. So be sure to add it to your grocery list now. Here are some fun facts and recipe ideas for this amazing vegetable. Читать дальше “Get More From Asparagus!” »
You are so tired but you need to stay awake in order for you to finish that dreadful work that is due tomorrow. You know the remaining hours are not enough – it’s a lot of work, you cannot fall asleep! Unfortunately, caffeine and energy drinks are not good for you. Your heart usually palpitates after drinking a can or two. What will you do?
Sometimes our grocery list comprises of items that we do not intend to use right away and everything needs care and precaution to preserve its quality and taste. When it comes to wine, preventing it from decadence can be quite a fickle sometimes because this exquisite beverage can be spoilt easily. Understanding how to store wines also helps you making a decision about what kind of wine you want to buy. In order to help you understand how to store your wine, we will discuss the ideal conditions for storing wines. Читать дальше “Tips for Storing Your Wine” »
One of the basic facts that we have learned in school regarding the human body is that it is made of 60% of water. Second important fact is the water formula H2O. OK, great! We all know this information, but as we grow up and fight windmills in our messy lives, we forget to even drink a glass of fresh, cold water. Why is this so important, you ask? Let’s start with the basic terms; health, thinking, digestion, skin, kidneys etc. Yes, these are the keywords related with the importance of drinking water. Читать дальше “Why is it Important to Drink Water?” »