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
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
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
Turkey Leftover Quesadillas
“This is a great and tasty one especially if you’re looking for that extra protein” Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 8 minutes Ingredients 4 Flour tortillas ( 9-inches wide) 1 cup, shredded or chopped turkey meat ½ pound cheddar, mozzarella cheese grated ¼ cup finely diced white onions... Read more
Shrimp and Crabmeat Cocktail with Kumquats
“Great for cocktail parties or just between close friends”   Preparation Time: 15 minutes Ingredients 2 pounds large shrimp peeled and deveined 1 ½ pounds Lump crabmeat 2 kumquats ¾ cup premade cocktail sauce- check out my own cocktail recipe here 4 large romaine leaves washed and patted dry... 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
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
Healthy Seafood Pizza
“Shrimp and mackerel! Pizza never tasted so good” Preparation: 15 minutes Baking Time: 20-30 minutes Ingredients 1 pound mackerel fillet cut in chunks ½ pound large shrimp peeled, de-veined and washed and cut in chunks, save 5 of the largest whole shrimp with the tail on for garnish. 1... 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