There’s nothing better than marrying two staples together: chicken and red wine. These two ingredients are quite popular and come together well to create recipes that are sure to please.Read More →
A healthy diet for seniors is essential, especially for adults over the age of 65. According to the World Health Organization, most diseases suffered by the elderly are due to lack of a proper diet. For example, diabetes and osteoporosis are linked to a lack or excess of micronutrients, and cancer of the colon, pancreas, and prostate are linked to a diet high in fat.
A healthy meal will have carb-rich foods like rice or sweet potato, protein-rich foods like chicken, beans, and salmon, and fruits and vegetables. Look for meals that have these nutrients: omega-3 fatty acids, calcium, fibre, water, iron, vitamin C, vitamin D, vitamin B12, potassium, and magnesium.
Let’s look at some foods that are good for those over 65, and then we will discuss some of the barriers to eating a healthy diet. The following are the top ten foods to include in a healthy diet for seniors:Read More →
Flaxseeds are pretty impressive, there’s no doubt about it. These little guys can have so many positive effects on your health. They are sometimes referred to as linseeds and are small and brown or golden. They are the richest source of plant-based omega-3 fatty acids.
3 tablespoons of flaxseed contain 8 grams of fiber, 6 grams of protein as well as vitamin B6, potassium, zinc, copper, iron, manganese, magnesium and phosphorus! This popular health food store staple contains even more goodies which make it a pretty amazing food source. Here are some of the benefits of consuming flaxseeds.Read More →
Are you an avid coffee lover? Or are you just looking to spice up your daily coffee order? Whether you’re tired of ordering the same drinks every day, or just looking to add some drinks to your repertoire, you may be curious about what to order at a coffee shop.
We have some tasty suggestions for your next order when you visit a local coffee shop or cafe. From lavender white chocolate mochas to steamed cold brews, this list has many delicious drinks you can order at a coffee shop.Read More →
Deciding on which wine to choose can be overwhelming, especially if you don’t really know what you’re trying to pick out. With these basic wine selection tips, you’ll at least be able to let go of some of the anxiety that you may currently have when picking out wine, and over time you can develop an understanding for your preferences which will help you decide more easily.
Wine preferences are very personal, so you can’t let others tell you what is and isn’t good. The following wine selection tips will help you make an informed decision:Read More →
Summers are short for many Canadians so when the weather is warm, most people take advantage of the balmy temperatures by hosting outdoor barbeques, parties, and cookouts. While it might be hard to imagine sitting on the patio during the first months of the New Year, it’s never to early to start planning for that perfect backyard entertainment area.
A trending addition to many external living spaces is the installation of an outdoor pizza oven. The external cook wares are not only stylish, but offer a mouth watering variety of pizza and dining options for regular, irregular or special occasion outside dinner dates. But before you run off to buy that exterior cooking appliance, there are a few things you should consider first.Read More →
Do you have a big event or party coming up soon? If so, you may be working to make this the best time ever for your guests. Planning a big party can take a lot of work and effort on your part to do, but getting together with your friends and family is always worthwhile.
While planning this event, the catering food that you serve will play a significant role. You’ll want to be sure to provide healthy catering food choices to your guests.Read More →
Whether you are planning the event of the century or a business meeting, hiring a catering company can take some of the stress off your plate. There are specific details that you will want to get before signing the contract. Here are the top five questions you should be asking before committing to any caterer.Read More →
Everyone is familiar with the traditional pizza toppings, but after a while these combinations can get boring which means it’s time to spice your pizza up! One of the things that makes any style of food great is pairing flavours that complement each other to make a unique taste. A great feature of pizza is virtually anything can be added as a topping, the combinations are unlimited!
As my fellow foodies are probably aware, there are five preliminary flavours: sweet, sour, bitter, salty and savory, these flavours can be mixed and matched to produce unique tastes. There are secondary characteristics of food flavours too, such as fattiness, texture and spiciness among many others. When experimenting with pizza toppings, try to use topping with different characteristics for the best results.
When you use the combination of various food characteristics, you can produce an excellent tasting yet original pizza. Below are the seven best pizza topping combinations for a unique and delicious pizza:Read More →
Asia is a continent filled with a wide variety of different cultures, each having their own special and unique cuisine. With all of those tasty dishes to try, you could hardly wait to try the best Asian food around the world.Read More →