Health&Fitness Talk

Supporting Healthy Life Styles

The Making of MOZZARELLA
By Ed Barillas- Staff Writer In Italy cheese makers would get 5 gallon buckets straight from the ocean and use it to brine their fresh mozzarella, they didn’t think it was bad, they didn’t have any problems with it and back then they didn’t have the sea contamination that... 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
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
Pizza Can Be Good Or Bad For You
Pizza, the cornerstone of every nutritional lunch, dinner, snack and even breakfast, has been around for generations and has made it through wars, plagues and hurricanes and can probably be ranked amongst the worlds most loved foods (mostly with kids) but still.  Memories flood the mind of younger years... Read more
Tasty and Cheesy Omelette
“This recipe goes great with just about any cheese” Prep Time: 5 minutes Cooking Time: 8 minutes Ingredients 4 large free range eggs 2 tablespoons organic butter ¼ cup white onion, finely diced ½ teaspoon Garlic powder ½ teaspoon oregano powder ½ teaspoon basil powder 2 tablespoons milk 3/4 ... Read more
Chef Ed’s Christmas Apple Pie
This is the mother of all apple pie recipes” Prep Time: 15 minutes Baking Time: 20-25 minutes Ingredients 4 green Golden delicious apples peeled-decored and cut in thin slices 3/4 cup brown sugar 3 table spoons freshly squeezed lime juice with pulp 1/2 teaspoons sea salt 2 teaspoon cinnamon... Read more
Green Bean Casserole
“It’s the dish everyone’s expecting on the holidays, and yet so simple to make” Preparation: 5 minutes Cooking Time: 30 minutes Ingredients 3 tablespoons stick butter 1/2 cup onions finely diced 1/2 cup fresh mushrooms washed and sliced 2 cups whole green beans  De-stemmed 3 cloves garlic peeled then... Read more
Low Cal Poached Tuna Steak Meal
This is a great dish to serve to the entire family and heavy on omega 3’s” Preparation Time: 15 minutes Cooking Time: 15 minutes Ingredients 2 six ounce albacore tuna steaks 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 2 ounces dry white wine 3 bay leaves ¼ cup finely chopped red... Read more
Fettuccine Low Cal Alfredo
Prep Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 10 minutes Ingredients 2 cloves garlic crushed then diced 1 white onion chopped ½ cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese ½ cup white dry wine 1 cup organic milk 1 ½ tablespoons fresh oregano 1 ½ tablespoon fresh basil 16 ounces fettuccine pasta 6... Read more
Low Calorie Balsamic Vinaigrette
This light and easy to make salad dressing will keep you coming back for more” Prep Time: 3 minutes Mixing Time: 15 seconds Ingredients ½ cup fresh oregano leaves no stems ½ cup balsamic vinegar ¼ cup finely diced shallots ¼ cup distilled water 5 tablespoons extra virgin olive... Read more