Health&Fitness Talk

Supporting Healthy Life Styles

Managing Your Liver Disease Naturally
by Kimberly Allen, RN The liver is the main organ in your body responsible for removing toxins from your blood and the digestion of certain foods, especially fats. It also regulates the amino acid levels in your blood, stores glucose as glycogen and assists with blood clotting as well... 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
Tzatziki with Pita Chips
“Light and very refreshing on a hot and or cool day and the kids will love it”   Preparation Time: 10 minutes   Ingredients 2 cups yogurt low fat 1 large cucumber washed, ends cut off then shredded 1 medium size white onion peeled then finely diced ¼ cup... Read more
Homemade And Scrumptious Gravy
“You’ll be pouring this gravy over everything on your plate” Preparation Time: 1o minutes Cooking Time: 15 minutes Ingredients Pan and drippings (around 2 cups) from the Mustard Herb Eye of Round Roast or any beef roast ½ cup red wine 3 cups beef stock 2 tablespoons cold butter... Read more
Mom’s Meatloaf Recipe
“A hit with the kids and you can use the leftovers for the next day’s meatloaf sandwiches”   Preparation Time: 15 minutes Baking and cooking time: 1 hour Ingredients 2 pounds lean ground beef 2 free range eggs ¼ cup ketchup 2 tablespoons Grey Poupon mustard 2 tablespoons molasses... Read more
Spicy Beef and Snap Peas with Rice
“I have never found a recipe for spicy ginger beef like this one in the restaurants.” Preparation Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 10 minutes Ingredients 16 ounces flank steak, thinly sliced 1 tablespoon chili paste 5 tablespoons soy sauce 2 tablespoons honey 2 tablespoons rice vinegar 8 tablespoons sugar... Read more
Lightly Pan Fried Whole Mackerel
“This fish is high in Omega 3 fats, can make your blood thinner, prevent heart disease and is delicious” Prep Time: 3 minutes Cooking Time: 13 minutes Ingredients 1 ½ pound whole gutted mackerel 1 teaspoon dried rosemary powder ½ teaspoon dried oregano ½ teaspoon ground black pepper 1... Read more
Homemade Pesto
“An all time classic that is not only tasty but incredibly healthy for you” Prep Time: 8 minutes Blender or Processor Time: 2-4 minutes Ingredients 3 cups fresh holy basil leafs ½ cup freshly grated parmesan cheese 5 large garlic bulbs crushed and finely diced ½ cup pine, walnuts,... Read more
Pico de Gallo Salsa
“Light and refreshing over meats” Prep time: 10 minutes Ingredients 1 pound plum tomatoes chopped 2 medium size onions chopped 3 green peppers chopped 1 bulb garlic peeled and finely diced 1 ½ tablespoons fresh lime juice ½ teaspoon Tabasco sauce 2 tablespoons cilantro chopped ½ teaspoon sea salt... Read more
Healthy and Light 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