The Benefits of a Healthy Diet for Children

Because of the cost of fresh fruits and vegetables, more and more people are unable to afford to feed their children a healthy diet. Low-income minority children have a greater risk of becoming overweight or obese. They eat fewer fruits and vegetables and engage in less physical activity than higher income children.  Healthy fresh fruits…

Unusual Cocktail Names

If you want to have fun at your next party, print out a cocktail menu for your guests and include these drinks on the menu. You will get some strange looks, but you will also find you have a bunch of party guests who are anxious to try some of these crazy drinks! After all, who doesn’t…

Uses for a Store Bought Cooked Chicken

Who hasn’t been lured by the smell of delicious rotisserie chicken in the supermarket?  You don’t need to settle for store bought chicken, it is very easy and much more delicious to make your own rotisserie chicken at home. “Set it and forget it” we have all seen the infomercial. The Showtime Rotisserie is as…

Vegetarian Recipes on a Budget

Being a vegetarian has a lot of health advantages but can get expensive. So, here are a few inexpensive delicious recipes! ORANGE PASTA AVOCADO SALAD You will need: 2 cups whole wheat rotini (or what ever pasta you prefer) 3 tbsp fat free mayonnaise 2 tbsps tahini 1 ripe avocado 1 orange 1/2 red or…

Top Ten Summer Beers of 2010

With summer right around the corner, it’s becoming easier to anticipate backyard barbeques and picnics on the beach. Along with those delicious grilled brats and homemade potato salad, there is nothing quite like the refreshing bite of an ice, cold beer on a summers day. With so many choices however, what beer do you choose?…

Tips on how to Create a Coffee Shop Menu

Creating a coffee shop menu isn’t as complicated as it may sound. There are many options to choose from when it comes to layout and design, and there are even software programs that can do it all for you. It can also be quite simple to do it yourself from scratch. Whatever path you choose, there are…

To Bulk or not to Bulk that is the Question

Buying in bulk can mean big savings if you approach it the right way. While bulk goods are not less expensive than single-packaged goods, they can be a better value in the long run, depending on your family’s needs. Do your research Before you buy anything in bulk, know what the regular price is. In…

Traditional Scottish and Welsh Food

In assessing the culinary qualities of these two Celtic nations it is necessary to distinguish between stereotypes and reality. Both Scottish and Welsh cuisine sometimes come in for a hard time (mainly from their English neighbours!) with the Scots being characterised as a nation who will deep fry anything (including Mars bars) and the Welsh…