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Perfect tea for you

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HEALTH buffs believe that drinking tea boosts the body’s immune system and fights free radicals because of anti-oxidants in tea. The processing of tea leaves determines the contents of bioactive ingredients. Each variety of tea whether black, red or green,…

Valentine Cookies and Cream Bars

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Ingredients ¼ cup salted butter, melted 2½ cups finely crushed cream-filled chocolate sandwich cookies (about 25 cookies) 16 ounces cream cheese, softened 7 ounces marshmallow creme 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup coarsely crumbled cream-filled chocolate sandwich cookies (about 7…

Healthier way of frying foods

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FRIED foods are tasty and cooking time is quick for people always on the go. Despite the health risks associated with fried foods, the urge to eat them is undeniable. After all, fat enhances appearance, acceptability and flavor of food…

Vanilla Sweet Potatoes

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BRING the flavors of the season to your Christmas table with this unique take on sweet potatoes. You’ll bake the potatoes until fork-tender, then enhance their natural sweetness by drizzling with a sauce made from maple syrup, vanilla bean, and…

Electrolux Christmas Paella

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INGREDIENTS 4 tablespoons olive oil 1 pound chorizo sausages 1 tablespoon turmeric powder 2 teaspoons dried oregano Salt and pepper to taste 1 kilo skinless, boneless chicken breasts, cut into 2 inch pieces 3 cloves garlic 1 teaspoon crushed red…

Cassava Tarts

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INGREDIENTS 250g grated cassava 1/4 cup sweetened condensed milk 1/4 cup evaporated milk 1/4 cup coconut milk 1/4 cup coconut cream 1 egg 2 tablespoons chopped coconut meat14 tart shellsTopping:2 egg yokes1/4 cup reserved sweetened condensed milk1/4 cup reserved coconut…

How much protein does your body need?

PROTEIN is one of the important nutrients our body needs for stronger muscles. And this nutrient is now everywhere in food. And because of its importance, protein gets a lot of publicity these days. While protein helps for stronger muscles,…

Drinking coffee could help you live longer

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HERE’s another reason why you should continue enjoying your cup of brewed coffee (not instant or 3-in-1) - scientists have found that people who drink coffee appear to live longer. Coffee is one of the most popular drinks in the…

Light Tuna Patties

FISH is healthy and is rich in omega-3 fatty acids. Eating fish, like tuna, on a regular basis can help reduce inflammation caused by inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Ingredients: 2 cans water-packed tuna, drained ½ cup breadcrumbs ¼ cup carrots,…

Healthy smoothie blunders

SMOOTHIES, especially made with natural ingredients like fruits and vegetables, are the convenient and refreshing way to refresh and fuel your day. But this healthy refreshment always becomes unhealthy and many are not aware of it. Why is it so?…

Jambalaya One-Pot Meal

THIS gentle yet flavor-packed one-pot meal is truly satisfying even to people who are avoiding hot, spicy dishes. You may use shrimp, chicken or pork. Ingredients: 2 tablespoons olive oil 3 onions, chopped 2 cloves garlic, chopped 226 grams of…

Ginger Sesame Chicken Salad

Ingredients:Marinade and Dressing:¼ cup soy sauce2 Tbsp minced ginger¼ cup canola or vegetable oil2 Tbsp hoisin sauce1 Tbsp sesame oil1 tsp sriracha sauce1 tsp salt2 skinless, boneless chicken breasts, sliced thinly¼ cup red wine vinegar2 tsp sugar¼ cup finely chopped…

Easy Pepper Steak

Ingredients:1 lb. thinly sliced flank steak or sirloin, cut diagonally across the grain into thin strips2 Tbsp. olive oil12 mini sweet peppers, thinly sliced (or 2 regular-sized bell peppers, thinly sliced)2 scallions, sliced diagonally into 1 inch pieces, white and…

Crispy Squid with Sweet Chili Sauce

Ingredients:1/2 kilo medium squid, sliced into rings1 Tbsp vegetable oil2 cloves garlic, minced1 onion, sliced1/4 cup red bell pepper slices1/2 cup baby corn1 finger chili, cut diagonally1 cup sweet chili sauceSalt and pepper, to taste1/2 cup cucumber, seeded and dicedSteamed…
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