How To Get Your Children to Eat Vegetables

With the constant increase in obesity rates, it is no wonder that parents are trying to get their children to eat healthier. Vegetables are one of those things that seem to cause children to balk at consuming. While you may not get your children to eat every vegetable available, it is almost certain that there will be some vegetable that they will like. 

Getting Kids Involved In The Kitchen

Getting your kids involved in the kitchen can be fun for both you and your kids. It is a great learning experience for your kids in teaching them how to cook and in teaching other life skills. There are many different ways to get your kids involved from prepping to cooking to decorating and more. 

Know your Fish

Fish is nutritious and easily digested, invaluable to an invalid, and almost essential to a brain worker. Use more fish in your household.
It need not be an expensive item, indeed, some of the cheapest kinds are the best.  If mackerel were as expensive as salmon, we would esteem it far more than we do

Cooking the Perfect Steak

Steak is one of the meals that most people look forward to. Whether cooked on the grill or on the stove, there are certain things that you can do to help ensure that your steak is cooked perfectly. This can make the difference between an “ok” steak and one that can be cut with a fork and almost melts in your mouth. What are some tips and tricks that you can follow to cook the perfect steak for your next steak night?

Making Meals Quicker

Everyone’s plate is full these days with kids, home, and family obligations, as well as work and more.  Finding time to make healthy meals to serve to your family is often the thing that falls to the wayside, but your life doesn’t have to be like that.  Learning how to make meals quicker and easier can make all the difference in your life and that of your family when you are able to get meals on the table to allow everyone to sit down to dinner together at least a few times per week.  What are some ways that you can make meals quicker?

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Cooking for Diabetics

Everyone loves a nice sweet treat. However, for millions of people around the world, sweets can be a very dangerous threat. Diabetes is estimated to affect 285 million people around the world, and for diabetic a simple sugary treat is enough to cause serious health problems. However, modern cooking is making it possible for diabetics to enjoy a nice dessert without posing a risk to their blood sugar and their health.

Cooking Vegetarian with Meat Substitutes

Have you been trying to go vegetarian but have a weakness when it comes to meat? You shouldn’t be ashamed. Most people who quit their aspirations to become vegetarians simply cannot move past their love of meat. Luckily, there are plenty of meat substitutes out there that can help you duplicate the fantastic taste of meat, and still maintain and vegetable based and cruelty-free lifestyle. Read More

Choosing the Right Barbeque

 

 

If you are like me, you love outdoor cooking on a charcoal grill or barbecue. There is nothing better than sitting outside on a nice summer afternoon or evening, enjoying the warmth of your grill or fire pit, enjoying a drink and grilling up some delicious food. The flavours and aromas imparted by real wood charcoal are irreplaceable. Read More

Preparation & Cooking Potatoes

The potato is one of the world's most popular vegetable, grown in almost every country. There are many different varieties, native to these countries.  As a result of this, the potato suits most cooking styles and is perhaps the most versatile food available. We eat about 242lb 109kg per head per annum which us good news when you consider the nutritional properties of this vegetable.   Read More

Buying the Right Cut of Beef

Beef comes from bullocks and heifers which have never calved. The male produces the leaner meat but the heifer carries less bone. The best beef comes from young animals, but this must still be hung after slaughtering. With properly hung meat, lean meat is red with a brownish tinge, and slightly moist. Very red meat shows that the beef has not been hung for long enough.  Read More