A unification of Japanese, Chinese and Mongolian traditions, known for its variety—particularly when it comes to condiments—Korean meals are generally grilled, stir-fried or stewed. Flavors vary among sweet, sour, s... Read more
Wake up your taste buds! Cooking with herbs and spices will enhance the flavor of healthy foods without adding fat, salt, sugar, or calories. Herbs and spices contribute bright color, savory taste and sensational aroma.
Tips for using herbs and... Read more
April showers might bring May flowers, but they also bring spring fruits and vegetables and the start of farmer’s market season throughout much of the country and that is equally—if not more—exciting. As we switch from warm soups an... Read more
Many of the same wholesome foods that you eat to help you glow from the inside-out can also be used externally, as shampoos, conditioners and hair masks. These vitamins, minerals, and oils that nourish your body also nourish your hair. Below you&rsqu... Read more
Ginger, pumpkin, apple, cinnamon, chocolate, peppermint. The flavors of the holidays are comforting and the perfect end to a wonderful meal. These recipes include nutrition-packed ingredients that turn holiday favorites into healthier treats the whol... Read more
Made homemade sushi, fried rice and egg drop soup! Portioned well and my calories for the day are just slightly under my daily goal (not including my workout cals I burned today) Just proves you CAN eat what you like as long as it's in moderation!... Read more
Hi I was wondering how many use a soup thermos and what you do / dont like about it? and the brand or other suggestions...
I am looking for a thermos that wont leak, that will fit about 3 cups of soup in it and be easy to clean the inside. For... Read more
Some soups freeze better than others. Vi find if there are pasta noodles they get mushy. I have the same issue and just froze my homemade chicken and rice soup. I also take a big bowl to work and eat it daily for lunch . 448... Read more
It depends on what type of soup. I find that pasta doesn't hold up well to freezing/reheating, and some vegetables get mushy. But I have frozen blended soups and chili with great results. You can make/freeze the soup base and add pasta when serving.... Read more
Forget the anti-nausea tablets! Chew a small piece of ginger or drink ginger beer / ale (there are also ginger capsules available) before setting out on a journey. Ginger will settle your tummy in no time, and it's safe for small children and during... Read more
I prefer Ginger root for stir fries. I store my ginger root in a zipper bag in my freezer. When I want the ginger I just remove the end skin and grate the frozen root over the pot.It goes through the fine grater and sprinkles over the surface. No cl... Read more
There are a variety of tips to prevent viruses. When you do find yourself not feeling well, there are various cold and flu survival guides to help you cope which is good since this year the fear of the flu is at an all time high.We have long known th... Read more
Chicken soup has seemingly mystical properties; moms swear by its ability to cure anything that ails you. While its medicinal attributes are still being tested, the Mayo Clinic does report that chicken soup can reduce inflammation and speed up t... Read more
today I made this carrot ginger soup. I used turkey broth we had in the freezer, plus onions, carrots, celery, ginger, a little apple cider, lots of good things! I cooked and added some beans, both white beans and black beans.
Don’t ask me fo... Read more
Hello Sparkfamily! If you love mango's as I do, take a peek at what I have for you!
1 large mango, peeled and destoned
1/2 onion, chopped
1/2 cup cold water
1-2 small chilli peppers, minced (or to taste)
juice fro... Read more
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