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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…

Chicken Menudo

Ingredients:4 chicken breast cut in bite size cubes250 g of chicken liver2 Tbsp of kalamansi juice1 onion chopped2 cloves of garlic mincedSalt and pepper3 Tbsp of soy sauce1 tsp of tomato pasteHalf a cup of tomato sauce3 cloves of garlic1…

Roasted Cauliflower and Mushroom Carbonara

Ingredients:1 small head cauliflower, cut into florets8 ounces mushrooms, quartered1 Tbsp olive oilSalt and pepper to taste8 ounces fettuccine (or pasta of choice)4 ounces pancetta, diced or 4 ounces bacon cut into 1 inch pieces1 clove garlic, chopped2 eggs1/2 cup…

Creamy White Sauce Fettuccine

Ingredients:300 grams (12 oz) dried uncooked fettuccine pasta4 Tbsp butter1 cup sliced mushrooms2 tsp finely chopped or grated garlic1 cup milk4 Tbsp double cream1 Tbsp chopped fresh parsley1 cup parmesan cheese gratedSalt, nutmeg powder and peppercorns powdered coarsely to taste …

Pumpkin and Chicken Tagine

Ingredients2 Tbsp olive oil1 pound skinless and boneless chicken breasts or thighs, cut into bite sized pieces1 onion, diced1 Tbsp garlic, grated1 Tbsp ginger, grated1/2 tsp ground turmeric1/2 tsp ground cinnamon1/2 tsp ground ginger1/2 tsp ground cloves1/2 tsp cayenne pepper2…

Baked Honey Garlic Chicken

A take-out favorite that you can make right at home, baked to crisp perfection. It’s healthier, cheaper and so much tastier!Ingredients:½ kilo boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch chunksKosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste2 large eggs,…

Cereal Prawns

TO fry perfectly, make sure there is enough oil in the pan and that it is hot enough before you drop in the battered or breaded food. After frying, drain well on paper towels to remove excess oil and to…
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