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Stevia: The best natural sweetener

Stevia: The best natural sweetener

Stevia rebaudiana is just one of more than 400 species of plants that make up the family of stevia, among them being the only attributed to their well-known properties as a natural sweetener. If you are diabetic or recommended to follow a diet low in calories, but do not want to do without sweets, stevia Read more…

Learn the properties of fruits and vegetables by their color

Learn the properties of fruits and vegetables by their color

Green I want you green, green wind, green branches … Surely, the poet knew that the green the wise olives wore nourished his poetry and his entire existence, in the same way that the green beans is indicative of a type of nutrients, and the red of the tomatoes, etc. And, as we advance in Read more…

Salads of all kinds: Healthy and refreshing

Salads of all kinds: Healthy and refreshing

Now when it’s hot outside, there is nothing better to cool off with one of the healthier, nutritious and rich dishes. We’re talking about salads, ideal as a starter, a meal or a light dinner. The advantage they have is that they can have a few ingredients (just a little tomato and tuna), or a Read more…

Cauliflower: An edible flower

Cauliflower: An edible flower

Vegetables are a fundamental element of the food pyramid and cauliflower is a healthy alternative that we consider in our daily diet. Within the group of cabbages, cauliflower is one of the most consumed worldwide. The edible part is the portion of tassel – the flower part – that is white or cream, depending on Read more…

Artichoke: Delicious vegetable

Artichoke: Delicious vegetable

One of the most characteristic vegetable in our kitchen in autumn and winter is artichoke. Cynara scolynus comes from Ethiopia and it was widespread in Europe due to the Muslim influence, which spread so many varieties of vegetables and seasonings as many farming techniques that are still used today. Excellent vegetable This vegetable is very Read more…

Canned vegatables: Whole garden in your pantry

Canned vegatables: Whole garden in your pantry

Time constraints should never be at odds with a healthy diet. If you are someone who is ashamed of your cooking skills limited to the use of the opener, do not disdain the possibility. We propose you use this tool to provide a ‘green’ tone to your dishes in favor of a balanced diet by Read more…

Sugar: Sweet taste to our dishes

Sugar: Sweet taste to our dishes

Sugar is a symbol of sweetness and pleasure. With it we give a special flavor to desserts, morning coffee, afternoon tea as well as to lots of recipes. But we must not only take it into account as an ingredient, as sugar is so much more: it is an essential element that provides energy that Read more…

Appetizers and Good manners

Appetizers and Good manners

Appetizers are served to whet your appetite just before a meal, usually lunch. However, on occasion, which should be just a stimulator, just satiated by abundance. Appetizers can include many different foods from cheeses, meats to seafood. It is often considered junk food for its little nutritional value and, in general, high caloric intake. For Read more…