Health&Fitness Talk

Supporting Healthy Life Styles

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
Vegan Carrot Soup
Ingredients   3 tablespoon Extra virgin olive oil 2 large white Spanish onions, diced 4 cloves garlic, finely diced 6 large carrots, washed and sliced (do not peel the carrot as this is where the nutrients are most concentrated) 8 new potatoes, washed and quartered 3 cups vegetable broth... Read more
Oatmeal Strawberry Breakfast, Lunch or Lunch Smoothie
“This is a great smoothie rich, cool and creamy in texture and great for snacking on anytime and will increase the fiber in your diet”   Ingredients   2 cups organic unpasteurized milk 1 cup rolled oats 1 large banana, peeled and broken into chunks 20 fresh or frozen... Read more
Sweet Potato Baked Sticks
The healthiness of sweet potatoes is vast and according to nutritionist at the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) sweet potatoes are foods rich in complex carbs and also ranked it as the top food in nutrition of all vegetables.  It was also graced with generous points... Read more