Great year round, main-course salads are especially popular in warm weather. Here are some tips and ideas for a well-balanced meal-sized salad.
A protein source
If you eat your salad as a main course, make sure that it includes a good source of protein in sufficient quantity to support you until you next meal. For example, you can add any of the following ingredients:
about 3/4 cup of cooked legumes (lentils, beans, chickpeas etc), tofu or tempeh (eg. Rice and Lentil Salad with Herbs)
75 g of m...
You’ve recently sent us quite a few questions concerning eggs. I therefore decided to write an article about eggs to answer all your questions on this topic. I’ll go through the following points: cholesterol, omega-3, allergies and general recommendations for eating eggs.
Eggs and Cholesterol
Eggs contain on average 150 to 200 mg of cholesterol per unit. Is that a reason to worry? Thankfully, no! We now know that dietary cholesterol has little or no effect on blood cholesterol levels...
The prospects of entertaining friends and family increase during the holiday season. But when food allergies pop up, it’s not always easy to know how to react. How can you customise meals to satisfy the special requirements of allergic people?
Here are some tips to help you entertain your an allergic guest in a hassle-free manner.
1. Stay informed
Ask your guest who’s suffering from food (or related) allergies to tell you exactly which foods (allergens) might provoke a reaction. Ple...
It’s that time of year again! Get ready to bake, stuff, peel, braise, boil, sauté, knead, and assemble all those great Christmas time recipes that everybody loves. In case you’re looking for a little inspiration, we’ve put together a list of Christmas goodies from around the web that are sure to please and help you plan the perfect Christmas feast!
#10: Christmas Crunch Popcorn
Photo Credit: Cooking Classy
A delicious snack to welcome your guests, this popcorn is healthy a...
We love taking care of our hair and nails, its obvious! Just look at the multitude of beauty products piled high in the cosmetics aisle: creams, oils, masks, sprays and other treatments made from secret ingredients… but before spending all your money on products full of promise, start by taking care of the inside, because hair and nail beauty begins with a high quality diet; it’s not marketing, it’s a physiological certainty!
Skin appendages (or skin adnexa) is the scientific ...