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Appetizers

Vegetarian appetizers can be simple and so delicious that no one notices the absence of meat. Cooks that are not vegetarian themselves don't need to be intimidated. There are a wealth of vegetarian appetizer recipes online that will suit anyone's tastes. When hosting vegetarian guests, understand exactly what their diet is. True vegetarians eat eggs, dairy products and sometimes fish. Vegans are vegetarians that eat no fish, dairy products,...

Desserts

Nothing ends a meal as well as a good dessert. However, desserts are known to be high in sugar content, and if you are watching the scale, you might want to cut back on them. Alternatively, you can choose sugar free desserts recipes and indulge your sweet tooth while watching the waistline at the same time. Health experts say that contrary to popular belief, diets that are high in sugar and starch lead to obesity more than high-fat foods. The tricky thing...

Healthy Choices

Most people consider beginning a low cholesterol diet in an effort to ensure or improve their heart health. This enables them to lower their likelihood of heart disease and stroke. While there are several medications that can be used to lower and maintain blood cholesterol level, lifestyle changes are an excellent way to maintain cholesterol levels naturally. Maintaining a healthy weight through diet and exercise is key, but there are many diet...

Recipes

Meatballs are generally comprised of ground meat (veal, beef, turkey, etc.) then rolled into a ball that varies in size depending on the preference of the person making them. Other ingredients that can be added are bread crumbs, any variety of seasonings, onions, cheese, egg, butter, and so on. The balls of meat are then fried, steamed, baked, or braised. This can occur in a sauce or sometimes they are cooked prior to being added to any sort of dressing....

Restaurants

Some people eat at chain restaurants consistently, especially if they're young families with children. However, a lot of diners avoid chain restaurants for several reasons: Poor quality of the food Lack of atmosphere Too many artificial ingredients Boring menu items Bad service Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen is different from the average chain restaurant. Each restaurant is run more like an independent business. The clever name Cheddar's came...

Remedies

When the stomach flu hits, running to the store for medicine can be impossible. Fortunately, there are many common foods that can also help relieve an upset stomach. There are also many resources available online that can help victims of the flu to find relief without leaving the house. The following remedies have been used for generations to relieve symptoms of an upset stomach: B.R.A.T. Diet The BRAT diet consists of bananas, rice, applesauce,...

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Vegetable Sides and Mains

Vegetables are the heart of any meal, but they can also take center stage as the main dish. If you're looking for the perfect vegetable recipes to try with your family, here's where you can start. In general, adults are recommended to eat between five and 13 servings of vegetables and fruits every day. This may be in the form of raw, cooked, canned, fresh, dried, or frozen vegetables or 100 percent vegetable juice. Research shows that eating five or more servings of vegetables and fruits daily can reduce the risk of stroke, cancer, heart attack, and early death, although millions of Americans fail to hit this goal. Adding new vegetable recipes to your family's menu can be easier than you think for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. In addition to vegetable-based sides and main dishes, you can also sneak vegetables into any meal by mincing...

Chicken

Chicken is a staple of a healthy diet. It is one item that most people have on hand at any given time. Chicken is one of the most versatile meats and goes well with many cuisines. Even so, it is easy to fall into a rut and run out of ideas for exciting meals. Fortunately, there are many recipes for chicken that are only as far away as the click of a mouse. For starters, there are many different ways of cooking chicken: Baking Baking chicken is one of the healthiest ways to prepare chicken. Baking offers a variety of flavor combinations and vegetables can all be prepared in the same dish at the same time. Properly baked chicken is moist on the inside and has a flavorful crust on the outside. Boiling Boiling chicken can be done as a part of soups or stews. Many people boil chicken and then cut it up and refrigerate it ahead of time for salads and sandwiches....

Taste Of Home

Nothing tastes better than a hot, well-prepared home cooked meal. With the ever busy lifestyles, it can be quite challenging to come up with fresh and exciting recipes. However, if you want to keep things interesting at the dinner table, and also during the holidays and other meal times, you should have a recipe book or two tucked away somewhere. Well, if you do not already have a copy of taste of home recipes, it is about time you got one. Most people have...

Crock Pot

Crock pots have been a staple kitchen appliance since the 1950s. It is advertised as a device that will simmer a pot full of food for a set amount of time at a specific temperature setting. This allows a more hands-free cooking experience and less supervision of the food. A basic crock pot consists of a lidded oval-shaped glazed ceramic or porcelain cooking pot which sits inside of a metal casing that acts as the base and the heat source. This metal casing...

Vegetable Soup

As a dish served around the world, vegetable soup can be complex or simple, and it can be served either as a main course or a side dish. Of course, it can be bought in a can, but like most foods, vegetable soup tastes a lot better when it's homemade. There are many vegetable soup recipes available online as well as methods for learning how to properly prepare the soup. While vegetable soup can be made out of any number of ingredients, there are some features...