Gordon Ramsay’s Top 5 Steak Recipes

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Steak Recipes #1: Steak Diane with Sauté Potatoes and Peas For the (steak recipes) main course, remember, add olive oil to a hot pan, remove the fat from the steaks, roll out thin and season. Fry quickly on both sides, then set aside. Into the same pan, add chopped shallots and season. Add sliced mushrooms, a knob of butter, and … Read More

Two Healthy Crock Pot Meals for Lazy People

Healthy Crock Pot meals don’t have to be hard. We found this awesome YouTube video from Zoe Rodriguez that will give you some inspiration for Crock Pot recipes to help feed your family, the healthy AND simple way! (Derived from Zoe Rodriguez YouTube Video) [starting around 1:12] Crock Pot Cilantro Chicken For this first recipe, you’ll need 5 different ingredients. Chicken breasts, … Read More

What are the Cons of a Paleo Diet?

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Generally speaking, the Paleolithic diet gets a lot right — with its focus on healthy foods: vegetables, nuts, fruits, and fish. However, this diet also requires that we don’t eat anything created or discovered after the Neolithic Revolution. This means neither legumes nor grains. Modern science has shown us that the Paleo diet benefits (such as lectins) of nutrient-rich legumes … Read More

Easy Dinner Recipes for Families on the Go

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When your day moves too fast, and your evening moves even faster, making nutritious homemade meals can seem like an impossible dream. But with some planning and a few easy dinner recipes, you can cook healthy food for your family, any night of the week. While it is easier to reach for processed food off the shelf, or call for … Read More

Experience an Ayurvedic Diet

“Health is not the absence of disease; it is physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being.” – Deepak Chopra, M.D. Ayurveda is one of the world’s oldest known healthcare practices. Developed in ancient India some 5,000 years ago, and continued to be practiced today, Ayurvedic health offers understanding and comfortable practices for living your life. Ayur means life, while Veda means knowledge. … Read More

A Meditation on Home Cooking

No matter how far you roam, there is nothing like home cooking—for those who cook, and those who partake. Poets and mystics speak of the soul of food, evoked by the chef and passed on as a gift to those with whom it is shared. Across generations and geography, the act of preparing and sharing food with home cooking is … Read More

Healthy Dinner Ideas: Tips to Combine Food and Friends

Now here is a great tip—mix food, friends and healthy dinner ideas…add some time together and you have a recipe for good living. Few traditions are more deeply-rooted than joining with family and friends to celebrate or mark an occasion by creating a special dinner—or a feast. Sharing food, reducing waste, and creating a genuinely fulfilling atmosphere are a byproduct … Read More

Healthy Dinner Ideas to Impress Your Wife

Flowers are great—but a home-cooked meal is even better. Whether it is a special occasion, or you are cooking for your partner, your wife, or a group of friends, you can show you really care by mixing it up with healthy dinner ideas and a great presentation. First—let’s define what we mean by healthy dinner ideas. Basically, this means plenty … Read More

What is Gluten Made of? The Evolving Research Behind Celiac Disease

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If you or someone you know suffers from Celiac Disease (CD) or gluten-sensitivity, you’ve probably asked the question, “what is gluten made of?” While it is natural to question what causes such uncomfortable symptoms, the issue of gluten sensitivity goes far beyond the wheat protein itself. Let’s start by answering the question—what is gluten really made of? Gluten is a … Read More

A Healthy Diet—What Does that Mean?

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In January, new dietary guidelines were released by the federal Departments of Agriculture and Health and Human Services. The guidelines are a departure from the old 1960’s to 2000’s food pyramid and encourage Americans to pay attention to food choices and overall eating patterns to establish a healthy diet. Updated every five years, the dietary guidelines released this year form … Read More