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Monthly Archives: January 2017

Lip smacking Breakfast

Scrambled Egg Tacos


4 large eggs

kosher salt and black pepper

1 tbsp unsalted butter

4 corn tortillas, warmed

½ avocado, thinly sliced

¼ cup salsa

¼ cup Monterey Jack, shredded

2 tbsp fresh cilantro


  • In a medium bowl, beat the eggs with ¼ tsp each salt and pepper.
  • Heat the butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Cook the eggs, stirring, until set but still soft, 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Divide the eggs among the tortillas.
  • Dividing evenly, top with the avocado, salsa, Monterey Jack, and cilantro.

Easy Chocolate Croissants


1 8-count tube refrigerated crescent rolls

1/3 cup semisweet chocolate chips or chopped semisweet chocolate


  • Heat oven to 375° F.
  • Unroll the dough and separate it into 8 triangles.
  • Place about 10 chocolate chips on the bottom third of each triangle and roll the dough up around the chocolate.
  • Transfer the croissants to a baking sheet (lined with parchment paper, if desired, for easier cleanup).
  • Bake until golden brown, 12 to 14 minutes. Serve warm or at room temperature.

Egg Sandwich with Ham and Spinach


1 tbsp olive oil

2 large eggs

2 whole-grain English muffins, split and toasted

1cup baby spinach

2 slices deli ham

kosher salt and black pepper

hot sauce, for serving (optional)


  • Heat the oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat, then fry the eggs to the desired doneness, 2 to 3 minutes for slightly runny yolks.
  • Form 2 sandwiches with the English muffins, fried eggs, spinach, and ham.
  • Season with ¼ tsp each salt and pepper.
  • Serve with hot sauce, if desired.

Savory Oatmeal and Soft-Cooked Egg


½ cup quick-cooking rolled oats

Coarse salt and ground pepper

Nonstick cooking spray

1 large egg

2 tbsp shredded sharp cheddar

1 tbsp thinly sliced scallion greens


  • In a small saucepan, bring 1 cup water to a boil.
  • Add oats and pinch of salt; stir now reduce heat, and simmer until tender, about 5 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, heat a small nonstick pan over medium.
  • Coat lightly with cooking spray.
  • Add egg and cook until white is set and yolk is still runny, about 3 minutes.
  • Season egg to taste with salt and pepper.
  • Serve oatmeal in a bowl topped with cheese, egg, and scallion greens.

Must know Low fat Cake Recipes

Glorious Sponge Cake


6 eggs

1 cup white sugar

¼ cup water

1 tsp lemon extract

1 tsp lemon zest

1 cup cake flour

½ tsp cream of tartar

¼ tsp salt


  • Separate the eggs.
  • In a large mixing bowl, beat egg yolks until very thick and lemon colored. Beat in sugar gradually.
  • Add water, lemon extract and lemon rind.
  • Beat in flour.
  • In another bowl, beat egg whites until frothy.
  • Then add cream of tartar and salt.
  • Beat mixture until whites are stiff, but not until they are dry.
  • Fold this whipped mixture into yolk mixture.
  • Pour batter into an ungreased 9 inch tube pan.
  • Bake at 325 degrees F (165 degrees C) for one hour, or until done.

Angel Food Cake I


1 ¼ cup cake flour

1 ¾ cups white sugar

¼ tsp salt

1 ½ cups egg white

1 tsp cream of tartar

½ tsp vanilla extract

½ tsp almond extract


  • Beat egg whites until they form stiff peaks, and then add cream of tartar, vanilla extract, and almond extract.
  • Sift together flour, sugar, and salt.
  • Repeat five times.
  • Gently combine the egg whites with the dry ingredients, and then pour into an ungreased 10 inch tube pan.
  • Place cake pan in a cold oven.
  • Turn the oven on; set it to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).
  • Cook for about one hour, or until cake is golden brown.
  • Invert cake, and allow it to cool in the pan.
  • When thoroughly cooled, remove from pan.

Canola Oil Fact

Super Heart-Friendly Oil

Canola VegetableOil is an extremely good source of monounsaturated fats, which help in reducing the bad cholesterol levels; thereby lowering the risks of heart diseases. Adding a dash of Canola VegetableOil in your sauteed, stir-fried veggies, and salads works wonders for your heart.

Stay away from Cancer

Consuming cheap and poor quality cooking oil is known to increase the risk of becoming a victim of bulky tumors. But when you consume Organic CanolaOil, this risk reduces drastically owing to the innumerable Canola Oil health benefits.

Keep Diabetes under Control

Diabetes is a common disease which has claimed many lives and ruined many others permanently. Keeping it in check is of the topmost priority not only for the diabetes patients but also for the family and loved ones as well. Canola Oil nutrition takes out the intake of bad and impure fats, thereby ensuring only the best quality food to the diabetes patients. Even if you’re not suffering from the disease, Canola oil nutrition makes sure you stay away from the risks.

Reduce Belly Fat

Yes you read that right! Organic CanolaOil can indeed help you in reducing excess belly fat. The way it controls bad cholesterol, diabetes, and blood pressure; Canola Vegetable oil makes sure that these risk factors associated with high belly fat are kept in check.

Keep Blood Pressure in Check

There are many health benefits but one that really stands out is its ability in reducing blood pressure. Specialised meta-analysis of Organic Canola shows that the good fats and the DHA supplements found in the EdibleOil can help reduce blood pressure to a great extent. Hence, without compromising on taste, Canola vegetable oil provides you a healthier option for all your favourite dishes and cuisines.

Makes your Memory Stronger

Canola health benefits do not stop at keeping diseases under check. It goes above and beyond. It might be surprising for you but Organic Canola is a great memory booster as well. Our brain cells are primarily made up of healthy fats wherein omega-3 fatty acids form a significant part. Canola oil is packed with considerable amounts of omega-3 fatty acids which help in making your memory stronger with every meal.

While there are numerous other health benefits, we believe we’ve given you enough reasons to switch to canola cooking oil right now. Healthy eating doesn’t have to be a costly affair and neither does it have to be tasteless. Canola oil gives you the ideal alternative to your regular cooking oils with a lot more health benefits than you can imagine.

Dish Extra Tempting With Black Olives

Green olive are picked before they are ripened, whereas black olive are picked when to ripen fully. Later, black olives are dipped in an iron solution to stabilize its color or may be treated with a milk solution of sodium hydroxide and subsequently washed thoroughly in water to remove oleuropein, a naturally bitter carbohydrate. The shape of an olive may vary from round to oblong, and they are accompanied by sweet fleshy layer outside and a small seed inside. The procedure for harvesting olives is a slow one and begins when they start turning greenish-purple in color. Naturally bitter in taste, they are one of the favorite ingredients of many Italian cuisines. Restored with cardiovascular benefits, triggers healthy weight loss, helps in cancer prevention, a secret for glowing skin and hair, olives are packed with a wide variety of properties.

Many seasoned olive aficionados are always on a lookout for superior to large size olives to cook a variety of dishes. Some eat them raw, some like them cooked. Black olives differ largely in their taste as they are processed, cured, and preserved differently unlike green olives. The two differ largely in their taste and use. On one side you have green olives which are often used as stand-up snacks, and on the other hand, you have black olives which are more prominently used in cooking pizzas and salads.

The thing about olives is that they are versatile and pair amazingly well with martinis, wine, and of course, cheese! Other than Italian, you can use them in Greek, Mexican, and even Chinese cuisines. Olives can be blended with spices to form dips, or chopped finely to adorn salads and pizzas. So, if you love pairing black olives in your dishes, look for canned ones. These canned black or green olives are best preserved and fresh to eat. You can now buy canned olive packs online at most affordable prices.