WTF is a nutrition buzzword

The latest on nutrition found here. Buzzwords are used on food labels to convince consumers that the food may be healthier than it really is. Read more for my thoughts

Itinerant Thai Travels Part 3: Chiang Mai

We left the land of temples, Ayutthaya, and headed North for Chiang Mai, a small Northern city known for bustling markets and good food.

Then we met Aim. She taught us how to cook Thai food while laughing. Seriously, my face hurt when I left Momma Noi’s Cookery School.

Momma Noi even tried my homemade green curry and said it was so hot!

Flour free pancakes

A quick and easy healthy pancake recipe that is flourless and can be altered to be glutenfree. It’s fast, it’s easy and it tastes good, better yet it is a healthy pancake recipe too!
They are loaded with things that’ll keep you feeling full like fibre from the raspberries and protein from the oat bran and eggs.

Spice-cubes

What to do with your fresh spices before they spoil or rot in the fridge. Try making spice-cubes next time fresh spices are on sale, the bundles are large at the farmers market or yours are close to going off.

Food safety: Washing poultry

If you are washing your poultry before cooking it you are putting yourself at risk for developing a foodborne illness.
Thanksgiving, Christmas and turkey dinner cooking tips.

Smoothies, do I or don’t I?

Smoothies are often touted as a ‘health food’ and I’d like to cover a few things to help people decide if your smoothies are really good for you or not. Good for you in a sense of achieving your goals and providing adequate nutrition. I can get my fruits and veggies– This can be very…

Recipe: Mexican skillet

Need a new dish to try or want to teach someone how to cook a fairly simple dish? Try this simple Mexican style skillet. It has only a few ingredients and only requires 1 pan to make it. I made it when we had no power or gas in our house with the camping stove!