Recipe: Creamy Spinach Soup with Garlic

The lovely, leafy spinach in this recipe makes for a flavoursome and intriguing bright-green soup. Ingredients 50g butter 1 medium onion, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 1 medium potato, peeled and chopped into chunks 450ml chicken or vegetable stock 600ml milk 450g fresh spinach, washed if necessary and roughly chopped finely grated zest […]

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Recipe: Caprese Salad

Ingredients 3 vine-ripe tomatoes, 1/4-inch thick slices 1 pound fresh mozzarella, 1/4-inch thick slices 20 to 30 leaves (about 1 bunch) fresh basil Extra-virgin olive oil, for drizzling Coarse salt and pepper Directions Layer alternating slices of tomatoes and mozzarella, adding a basil leaf between each, on a large, shallow platter. Drizzle the salad with […]

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Diwali Recipe: Saffron Coconut Barfi

Like Indian food? Then you will love this delicious dessert, Barfi. For the reader’s who don’t know what it is, Barfi is an Indian style of dessert in which the finished sweet is cut into cubes, triangles or diamond shapes before serving. Barfi is often but not always, made by thickening milk with sugar and […]

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Do People Choose Their Sexual Orientation?

As gay rights activists fight fiercely to end the bias that revolves around sexual orientation, it is quite sad that 70% of people believe that sexual orientation is a matter of choice, according to statistical reports. To put it more bluntly, do people choose to be gay, or are some people genetically inclined towards homosexuality? […]

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Get Moving; Every step you take counts!

Have you noticed that the days you have too many household chores you feel too tired, even though you never stepped out? Experts now believe that ANY movement we make is good – it adds to the recommended 150 minutes of moderate intensity physical activity that doctors suggest for a healthy body and mind. So, […]

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Are You Addicted to Diet Soda?

Cracking open a can of diet soda instead of regular pop may seem like a good idea at first, but research continues to show a disturbing link between diet soda consumption and weight gain. And though the sweet, effervescent drinks may taste good, they’re certainly not good for your body. “Diet soda may not have […]

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5 Health Benefits of Wheat Germ

Wheat germ is an eatable section of the wheat kernel and it’s valued for its high nutritional content. Typically removed during wheat processing to prevent rancidity, it is easy to add to a person’s daily diet. This food stays fresher in the refrigerator and is available from both supermarkets and health food stores. And if […]

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Do you like Avocados?

How great is the info graphic visually? I was so impressed with the 3rd style visuals of the infographic that I had to share it with all of you. Not to forget that it talks about the health benefits of the Mexican fruit which is still a very acquired taste. You will know how good […]

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