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
The Power of Onions

Onions, that unassuming vegetable that we slice and chop, fry and saute. We add them to salads and sandwiches as well as soups, sauces, and pretty much anything else you can think of. Why? For most people it’s the flavor it provides…

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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
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
Chicken Cole Slaw Asian Style
“Fresh and healthy way to serve salad and chicken on one plate” Prep time: 20 min Mixing time: 3 min Ingredients ½ cup white cabbage, finely shredded ½ cup purple cabbage, finely shredded 1 medium onion, finely sliced 2 carrots, grated 1/3 teaspoon sea salt Pinch black pepper 1... Read more
Chicken and Vegetable Stir-Fry with Long Grain Rice
“Serve a stir-fry loaded with tender chicken breast and crisp veggies. Stir-frying is a great reduced-calorie way to cook, because you use less oil.” Prep time:  15 min Cooking time:  30 min for rice, 5 minutes stir frying YIELD: 4 servings Cooking Long-Grain White Rice: 2 teaspoons corn oil 1 cup long-grain... Read more
“great for BBQ’s”   Prep time: 5 minutes Cooking time: 8 minutes 1/4 cup freshly made Teriyaki sauce Ingredients for teriyaki sauce (this can be made days ahead of time and kept in the fridge) Many kinds of bottled teriyaki sauce are sold at grocery stores, but basic sauce... Read more