Oregano is native to the Mediterranean Region. It comes from the Greek meaning “delight of the mountains”. It was used by the Greeks as compresses for sore muscles and by the Chinese for fever reduction. It is rich in antioxidants (as many as 28 have been noted) and has a slightly bitter taste. Because of its versatility it lends itself well to soups and any meat dish. However it works best with any recipe that includes tomatoes. Use it freely. Better to buy it fresh, whenever possible and dry out and save for future use.
Vary your cooking style. If you find that you prefer eating certain foods more than others, try different methods of preparation to deliver different taste sensations. Steaming, quick boil, stir fry, sauteing or soups are just a few examples....Read More
A healthy nutritious sandwich does not have to be a complicated experience. Peanut butter with a layer of walnuts and agave on toasted whole grain bread is as satisfying for the adult palette as well as for a child. It is a wonderful alternative if spoilage is an issue.
Organic, unsalted Peanut butter on toasted whole grain bread
with Agave and a layer of Walnuts
Provides sufficient protein to ward of hunger, beneficial Omega 3 fats for taste,
and sufficient slow burning carbs for sustained energy....Read More
There are so many vegetables available to us, especially if you live near or in a big city. Experiment with new, strange and odd looking vegetables. You will discover new taste sensations and new health benefits which some of these vegetables contain. Mistakes are O.K.,(they have led to quite a few interesting recipes) ask someone for help or just check out the internet for suggestions. Enjoy something new and exciting.