Health&Fitness Talk

Supporting Healthy Life Styles

Dark Chocolate Raspberry Muffins
Ingredients: 2 cups self-rising flour 2/3-cup sugar 3⁄4 cup milk 60g butter, melted 1 egg, beaten lightly 140 dark chocolate chips 120g fresh raspberries (or other berries) 12 muffin paper cases
Icing sugar for dusting (optional) Method: Preheat oven to 200 375 F. Line a 12-hole muffin pan (1/3 cup... Read more
Mahi Mahi With Broccoli & Pineapple
Ingredients 4 -8 ounce Mahi Fillets 1 large Broccoli head washed and gently picked apart into bite size pieces 1/2 pineapple peeled sliced and chopped into bite size pieces 1 cup papaya juice hot sauce soy sauce 5 tablespoons fresh lime juice 4 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce 1/2 cup olive... Read more
Chef Ed’s Beef Bourguignon
” This yummy recipe will have everyone cleaning their plates and asking for seconds” Ingredients serves 2 (Warm garlic bread would be a great addition to this to sop up the delicious sauce) 1 Large white onion chopped 1 bulbs garlic diced 1/2 large carrot slices, 1/4 cup mushrooms... Read more
Healthy and Refreshing Drink Alternatives
Green Tea People just cant get enough of green tea.  Green tea is a wonder of an antioxidant and is known to prevent and fight diseases.  This alone may just be one of the reason that people in China tend to outlived those from other parts of the world. ... Read more
Chef Ed’s Tiramisu
(this recipe was inspired by Susu, a great chef from Escoffier) Ingredients 1 pound mascarpone cheese 1 1/4 cups heavy cream 2/3 cup strong espresso coffee, room temperature 1/2 cup white sugar 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 tablespoons dark rum 2 tablespoons Kahlua 2 tablespoons Sambuca 2 (3 ounce)... Read more
Chef Ed’s Shrimp Wraps
18 medium prawns, peeled and deveined and butterflied 2 cloves garlic finely minced 1 teaspoon lime juice 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 1/4 teaspoon sea salt 3 tablespoons cilantro chopped 1 tablespoon olive oil 4 large corn tortillas 9 inch in diameter sesame oil for frying For Cole slaw use:... Read more
Almond Raisin Fruit Balls
Servings: 12 balls Golfball size Ingredients 1 cup whole natural almonds, toasted * 1/2 cup sundried raisins 1 package (6 ounces) mixed dried fruit bits 2 1/2 teaspoons honey 1 tablespoon ginger shaved 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon !/2 cup coconut shredded 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 2 tablespoon... Read more
Chef Eds Spicy and Yummy Tuna Sandwich
“Refreshing and uplifting” Ingredients 1 16 ounce portion cooked tuna deboned 1/4 cup organic mayonnaise 2 tablespoon chopped dill pickles 2 tablespoons horseradish sauce 1 tablespoon fresh parsley diced 4 slices whole wheat bread or your favorite toasted 1 cup loose washed lettuce leaves 6 slices Emmentaller cheese 8... Read more
Smoked Chicken Salad Sandwhich
” An oldie but a goodie with a new twist” Ingredients 3 cups diced cooked smoked chicken 5 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled 1/2 cup celery thinly sliced 1 tablespoon fresh cilantro diced 1/2 cup carrots finely diced 1 tablespoon onion finely minced 1 teaspoon lemon juice 3/4 cup... Read more
Chef Eds Pasta e Fagioli
“Beans and pasta” “This classic Italian dish is loaded with great carbs and nutrients” Ingredients   2 cups ditalini or macaroni pasta 3 cups red beans 1 cup chopped white Spanish onions 2 small carrot, grated 1/2 cup chopped celery 3 clove garlic, minced 1/2 pound prosciutto, finely chopped... Read more