Health&Fitness Talk

Supporting Healthy Life Styles

Chef Ed’s Hot Chocolate madness
“Cuddle up with your favorite remote control and enjoy this deliciously tasty treat with the kids during these cold months” Prep Time: 5 minutes   Drinking Time: 3-60 minutes   Ingredients   3/4 cup unsweetened dark cocoa 1 (14 ounce) can Sweetened Condensed Milk 1 teaspoons vanilla extract 1... Read more
Honey Glazed Baked Ham
“If you do have any leftovers they make great ham sandwiches”   Ingredients 1 (12 pound) ham with bone, rump portion 1/4  cup whole cloves 1 cup honey 8 pineapple rings 4 cups orange juice, or as needed 1 teaspoon sea salt   Preparation Preheat the oven to 350... Read more
Hot Cider With Grand Marnier
“This will make you the most popular barman in a cold town”   Ingredients   1-gallon fresh non-commercial organic dicer 1 bottle Grand Marnier 4 long cinnamon sticks Preparation Add the cider to a large pot and bring to a soft boil. Remove from fire and keep covered through... Read more
Cranberry Stuffed Apples
“Your neighbors will be banging down your door to see what that great aroma is”   Ingredients 3 green apples 1  cups fresh cranberries 1  cup water 3/4 cup packed brown sugar 1 teaspoon lemon juice 2 tablespoons honey 1 teaspoon cinnamon powder 1 tablespoon cloves whole    ... Read more
Chef Ed’s Mashed Cauliflower
“Love mashed potatoes?  Now try mashed cauliflower, and healthier too!” Ingredients 1 large head of cauliflower washed and destalked into bite size pieces ½ stick butter 1 teaspoon sea salt 2 cloves garlic minced 1 medium white onion minced ½ cup milk 2 tablespoons cilantro chopped   Preparation Put... Read more
Chef Ed’s Oriental Stir Fry
“Great and refreshingly tasty with or without meat” Prep Time: 30 minutes Stir fry time: 10 minutes Ingredients 1 pound fillet Mignon with light layer of fat intact in length wise slices, around 6 inch size 2 large carrots washed and cut in chunks 2 white large onions in... Read more
Chef Ed’s Beef Stew
“This hearty stew can hit the spot on a cold and hungry day” Prep time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 1 hour 40 min Ingredients 2 Lbs.  Stew beef, cut into bite-size pieces 1/4 cup plus 3 tablespoons flour 2  celery chopped 2 large onion, coarsely chopped 2 to 3... Read more
Fresh Zapote (Mamey) and Papaya Smoothie
“Smoothies pull double duty by quenching thirst and satisfying hunger at the same time; they can be easily tailored to suit every individual needs. And even kids with dairy allergies can enjoy them. They’re also a great way to sneak more fiber and antioxidants into your kids.” Prep time:... Read more
Garlic Soup
“Garlic is a great anti-biotic” Prep time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 20 minutes Ingredients 2 heads of garlic peeled crushed and finely diced 1 ½ cups red New potato’s washed and chopped (leave the skin on) 1 large red onion peeled and chopped ½ teaspoon fresh ginger peeled and... Read more
Healthy Halloween Treats
Remember the times when you were little and put on that great and cool costume to go out and trick or treat?  The times when friendly neighbors happily gave out golden delicious apples, pears and bags of healthy peanuts?  Well neither do I sad to say.  Halloween treats have... Read more