Food & Nutrition
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We think we found the one recipe that would provide breakfast, nourishment and a sweet-tooth solution in one 'bowl.'
Some of the ingredients and their benefits are listed here:
Wanting to make these a healthier experience? Try these sugar substitutes:
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Turnips are an incredibly versatile vegetable that offer a wealth of health benefits. Rich in vitamins and minerals, turnips provide essential nutrients such as vitamin C, potassium and magnesium – all of which help to support the immune system. They also contain dietary fiber, which helps to keep you feeling fuller for longer and can aid digestion by helping food move through your digestive tract more smoothly. Additionally, studies have shown that turnip consumption has been linked with lower risk of certain cancers due to their high antioxidant content – making them a great addition to any diet!
For those looking for easy recipes using this healthy vegetable:
Main Course - Turnip Gratin
Preheat oven 350°F (180°C)
Peel 2 large turnips then cut into thin slices; place in 9-inch baking dish or gratin pan lightly greased with butter or oil.
Sprinkle 1 cup (250 mL) shredded cheese over top; add salt & pepper if desired.
Bake uncovered about 30 minutes until golden brown on top & tender when pierced with knife tip; let stand 10 minutes before serving hot from oven accompanied by green salad tossed in vinaigrette dressing if desired.
Side Dish - Roasted Turnips
Preheat oven 400°F (200°C)
Wash 4 medium sized peeled turnip cubes then toss together in bowl with 3 tablespoons olive oil plus salt & pepper as desired; spread evenly on parchment paper lined baking sheet tray.
Roast 25–30 minutes turning once half way through cooking time until golden brown outside but still slightly firm inside when pierced; serve warm sprinkled fresh herbs such as parsley oregano thyme etc., along side main course meal.
Dessert - Caramelized Baked Apple Turnip
Preheat oven 375 ° F(190 ° C)
Peel and core equal amounts of apples and turnips (2-3 each)
Cut into wedges and place into a baking dish
Bake covered 20–25minutes
Uncover, sprinkle sugar over surface and bake 15–20minutes further
Stir occasionally to caramelize all surfaces nicely
Top with ice cream
Eating fish is an excellent way to incorporate lean protein and healthy fats into your diet. However, some fish recipes can be high in calories and saturated fat due to added ingredients like cream sauces or deep-frying methods. Fortunately, there are many ways to make fish recipes healthier without sacrificing flavor.
By making these simple swaps and substitutions, you can enjoy the health benefits of fish while still enjoying delicious meals.
Eating healthier is important for several reasons.
Let's put those ripening berries to work!
Overall there is no denying how wonderful pancakes are - especially during colder months when we need some extra warmth (and yumminess!). And since so many cultures from all over the globe have their own versions of this classic dish it really shows how versatile these little treats really are - perfect for anyone who loves good food on chilly days.
Grace Linden's recent article A Brief History of Pancakes, published on Smithsonian Magazine online, might just be enough to get some ideas going for a diversion from the ordinary. Click below to check out a collection of 18 pancake recipes from around the world.
"I never follow recipes—I prefer to just cook with what I have."
After reading yesterday's post we couldn't help but look at recipes for today's! Check out these nightshade fruit and vege recipes...
Avocados are in and easy to use in recipes. Check out these four dishes with several ingredients in common—avocados, chicken, and tortillas. They would make great dinners to spread out over the course of the week.
Click the link below for downloadable recipes and shopping lists
Break out your best loaf pan, because there’s no way you’ll be able to browse through pumpkin recipes and not immediately want to try one. We can’t choose a favorite pumpkin recipe — how can you choose between pumpkin pie, roasted pumpkin seeds and pumpkin soup, all perfect in their own way? But we can easily say pumpkin bread is a classic we never get tired of making. The great thing about it is that it’s easy to enjoy year-round; many of these recipes call for canned pumpkin, so there’s no need to wait until fall. Start with our recipe for The Best Pumpkin Bread. It's perfectly moist, easy to make and not too sweet.
You can toast it and slather with butter or cream cheese, or maybe even try a slice with a drizzle of honey or maple syrup.
- Meghan Hynes Cole, Food Network
The US Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center has designed a cheat sheet for cooking with spices. And, if you look at their information on a computer you can follow the links they provide to actual recipes to help you make the most of those often unused spices.
"Sugary drinks taste good and my kids love them."
Some thoughts to consider:
Know the three P's: Plan, Purchase and Prepare
Practice these P’s to make tasty, good-for-you meals that are pocketbook friendly.
Food & Nutrition
What we eat ultimately provides fuel for life. Here we strive to share information that you may find helpful or beneficial on your journey to living a more healthy life.