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Egg Facts

Egg Facts: There’s a lot more to each egg than a shell, yolk and white. For example, did you know that… Most eggs are laid between 7-11am. Eggs age more in one day at room temperature than in one week in the fridge. As a hen ages, her eggs increase ... more

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Fuelling for Cold Weather

The season of winter is notorious for heavy, creamy, filling types of food. more

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Top Flu Fixers

IT’S WINTER TIME AGAIN, BUT DON’T LET A COLD OR FLU GET YOU DOWN. Besides managing your stress, drinking heaps of water and keeping your kitchen and offices clean, there are many natural remedies that you can use to help keep yourself cold-and-flu-free this winter: • Tea – drink lots of ... more

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Cutting Back on Sugar by Ceileigh McKersie

Sugar is a type of carbohydrate. Carbohydrates are important as they give you energy. However eating too much sugar can be detrimental to your health. The more sugar you eat, the more you crave sugar. Even if you don’t have health problems or weight problems, cutting sugar is a good ... more

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A Diet for Better Energy by Ceileigh McKersie

Complex carbohydrates are key for sustained energy throughout the day, while too many sugary snacks can lead to energy crashes. more

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Nutrition Leads to Healthy Skin by Ceileigh McKersie

Our society has an obsession with healthy skin. We hate wrinkles, acne, & blemishes. Your skin is an outside indicator for your internal health. more

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Secret To Cooking Vegetables

The secret to cooking vegetables is to not over cook them. Vegetables are essential to the human diet. We get a great deal of our daily vitamin content from vegetables. We need to make sure that how we cook them does not drain vitamin contents and benefits of consumption. Cooking ... more

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Braising 101: Keeping It Simple

The Basics of Braising Braising is a classic technique, which calls for cooking in liquid, and is an ideal way to prepare large and often tough cuts of meat. The results of braising are comforting, healthy dishes that retain the nutrients of the ingredients and require little fat. For braising, ... more

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Two Barbeque Techniques

When it comes to barbequing, there are two main schools of thought for the techniques that you can use. 1. The first of these techniques and the most popular method for those who grill in their back yards is the style where the food is cooked directly over the source ... more

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Basic Cookware Explained

With all the many types of cookware available . All-Clad, Calphalon, nonstick, stainless steel, uncoated or coated, cast iron, celebrity cookware and more, how can you choose the correct one for your needs? By examining the positives and negatives of each type of cookware your decision will become easier to ... more

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