Friday, March 28, 2008

Are Foods Triggering Your Headaches?

To many, having a headache is just an unfortunate thing that happens occasionally. What many headache sufferers do not know is that there are many different kinds of headaches. There are also many ways to relieve the pain without prescription drugs or over the counter pain relievers. Here are just a few of the more common kinds of headache, their causes and ways that you can relieve the pain naturally.

Fast and Easy Fudge in a Bag

This is a great recipe for fudge that can be made anywhere using a zip lock bag instead of a conventional pan. It's a great idea for kids because there is no cooking involved. Try it next time you have a sleep over, camping trip, or birthday party. It's sure to be a big success.

Easy No Mess Camping Omelets

These omelets are easy to make with no fuss and no muss. They are especially great for camping because mess is kept at a minimum with no pots or pans to wash.

Jack Daniels "Drunken" Chicken Wings

For those who prefer not to deep-fry, these wings turn out just as well cooked in the oven.

15 Ways to Save Time in the Kitchen

Cooking for my husband and three children while running a small catering business from my home kept me in the kitchen for several hours each day.Below are some of the things I did to try to cut down on time and make life easier.

Changing Your Diet to Control IBS

What Is IBS? Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a common disorder of the intestines that causes tremendous pain and discomfort. The exact cause of IBS is not well understood although it is believed to be due to increased sensitivity of the bowel.

Thursday, March 27, 2008

The Amazing Healing Powers of Garlic

For thousands of years, garlic has been looked upon as a natural cure for everything from the common cold to lowering high levels of unhealthy cholesterol, and for good reason. Although some find the smell of garlic somewhat offensive, the health benefits seem endless.

Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Ham and Cheese Filled French Toast Sandwiches

I started making these sandwiches years ago during a camping trip. They are nutritious, easy and have become a family favorite.

Chicken, Mushroom, and Havarti Burgers

The lean ground chicken in this recipe is kept moist during cooking with the addition of the fresh mushrooms. Topped with Havarti cheese, it is a healthy indulgence.

Monday, March 24, 2008

Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Four Cheese Spinach Tart

This is definitely not for the weight conscious. But if you are going to stray from your diet, this is the perfect excuse.


Jack Daniels Baked Spareribs

Invite Jack for dinner!!!
The heat and sweetness in this recipe can be changed according to taste.


Sunday, March 16, 2008

25 Fantastic Household Tips

From properly storing food to preventing ants and roaches from coming indoors, the more you know the more efficient your home will be.


Leek, Bacon and Goat Cheese Tart

Perfect served as an appetizer or with a salad as a meal.

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Chive and Parmesan Potato Soufflés

These individual soufflés are simple to make and go well with any meal.

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Friday, March 14, 2008

Grocery Label Ingredients and What They Mean

Grocery labels can be deceiving and confusing. This is an explanation of the most commonly used ingredients.

Go Bananas!

What could be better than this completely natural pharmacy! It is compact, healthy, easy to carry, and easy to use. So why not go bananas? It's good for you.

Lose Weight While You Sleep with Apple Cider Vinegar

What I am about to share with you is amazingly true. About 15 years ago I read an article on how to lose weight while you sleep. At the time I didn’t have weight to lose nor did I understand the way our bodies worked. I didn’t care about losing weight back then so I had no reason to remember this article until many years later.

13 Remarkable Uses for Cooking Oil Spray

The first no stick cooking spray hit the market in 1957. It’s ability to prevent food from sticking to pots and pans was an instant success making cooking easier, more enjoyable, and elbow grease a thing of the past.

An Herb Guide for Beginners

They have been around for as long as man has been on earth. To those who don't know their worth, they are considered pests but those who know them have cured ills, calmed toothaches, knit bone, and even used them to embalm bodies. Some call them weeds…others know them as herbs.

Asian-Style Warm Chickpea Salad

This chickpea salad is delicious served warm or cold.

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Thursday, March 13, 2008

Think Outside the Box: The Ultimate Homemade Pizza Recipe

This is the pizza I only wish I could have delivered.
It is smoky, delicious and easy to make.

Warning: Avoiding These Foods Can Improve Your Love Life

“Not tonight I have a headache” are words that are used far too frequently by headache sufferers. Ridding yourself of pain and regaining control of your love life could be as simple as changing your daily diet.

Staying Healthy with Super Foods

Your body can only be as good to you as you are to your body. Be good to your body by making these super foods part of your daily meals or snacks. They will keep you healthy and strong.

Drink to Your Health: The Healing Properties of Tea

From fighting cancer, to enhancing your love life, teas are full of healthy nutrients.

Dining Alfresco

Loosely translated, Alfresco means outdoors, and if you are a gardener like I am, you probably can`t wait to get outdoors and begin gardening. This year show off your all of your hard work by entertaining outdoors. Serve your guests dinner Alfresco without spending a lot.

How to Grow an Indoor Herb Garden

Whether you are preparing a gourmet meal for guests, or a quick meal on soccer night, absolutely nothing enhances the flavors of food like fresh herbs. And what better place to find them than right in your own kitchen.

How to Make Perfect Homemade Beef Jerky

When man began eating meat, there was only one way to preserve it, and that was to dry it. Over time it became what we know today as "Beef Jerky". Here are detailed instructions for making your own Perfect Homemade Jerky.

Champagne Jello Martinis

These Martinis are a variation of a Jello Shooter and go great with Sunday brunch.

Simple Ways To Get Your Kids To Eat Healthy

Having a hard time getting your kids to eat right? Get them on the right track.

Crispy Firecracker Fried Chicken

Not for the faint of heart. This chicken is hot, spicy and extra crispy.