Soul Food

The term soul food refers to a variety of cuisine that became popular in the southeastern US of A around the 1960s. Soul food restaurants were largely black-owned businesses that were community meeting places serving dishes such as fried chicken, mac’ and cheese, cornbread and cobbler. It is said the name of the cuisine originated from the … Continue reading Soul Food

The Dirt on Sweeteners

By now (I hope) you’re starting to learn that sugar is what makes you fat. Dietary fat – the fat you eat – doesn’t make you fat. What confuses most people is that many natural sugars are touted as being healthy, and that there are so many artificial sweeteners proposing to be a better alternative … Continue reading The Dirt on Sweeteners

Chili Guacamole and Poached Egg

Ingredients: 2 Ripe Avocados 2 Chilies Lemon Juice Coriander 6-8 Cherry Tomatoes Seed or Heba Bread Egg Method: Place the Avo, Tomato, Chili, Coriander and Lemon Juice in a blender and pulse to make a chunky Guacamole. Spread on toast and serve with a poached egg. Guacamole can also be eaten with steak, or chicken … Continue reading Chili Guacamole and Poached Egg

All Calories Are Not Equal

The “energy balance” method of eating is loosely based on the law of thermodynamics: If calories in (what you consume) equals calories out (energy expenditure), your bodyweight will not change. Likewise, burn more calories than you consume to lose weight. There are problems with this approach, though. The first being that all calories are different. … Continue reading All Calories Are Not Equal