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Meal Prep is Lifestyle Prep

Everyone wants to be healthier and eat healthier. Making time to meal prep could be the key to healthier eating habits. Meal prepping and setting proper portions for your meals can make the road to eating healthy everyday¬†simple by saving you time. Having those meals prepped at home will help staying away from the nearest fast food drive thru when your day seems too busy to cook at home. Here are some tips to add Read more…

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Simple Pizza Dough Recipe

Having great toppings and a good pizza sauce is key to a great pizza. But a great crust is the key to a perfect pizza. A bad crust and great toppings is still a bad pizza. Having great dough/crust can make a average pizza with ordinary sauce and toppings the perfect pizza you had in mind. The crust may get over looked but is very important. Here is a simple easy to make pizza dough Read more…

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Popular Pizza

Pizza is one of the most popular foods in the world. This is most likely due to the main stream pizza chains that have been established since the late 70’s to early 80’s. These chains caused a pizza boom that have a lot to do with the popularity of pizza today. With many other pizza eateries, from your casual walk in pizza parlor to more upscale pizzerias opening everywhere. With new creative ways to sell Read more…

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Salmon Dill Potato Salad

Every family get together or potluck there is some kind of potato salad. Here is a different take on the basic potato or macaroni salads. Ingredients: 5 medium size russet potatoes or red potatoes 2 cups diced or thin sliced cured or smoked salmon 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard 2 to 3 cups mayonnaise 1/2 cup fresh chopped dill 3/4 cup finely chopped green onion 3/4 cup fresh chopped parsley Salt and pepper to taste Dice Read more…

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Pancetta Basil Wrapped Shrimp

Want an awesome appetizer or great addition to salads or pastas. Pancetta wrapped shrimp are tasty and pair well with many other dishes. Ingredients: 12 strips of pancetta (bacon can be substituted if pancetta is too expensive or difficult to find) 12 medium size leaves of fresh basil 12 whole large peeled shrimps 12 bamboo skewers Skewer the shrimps from tail to head carefully, making sure bamboo stick goes completely and evenly through entire shrimp. Read more…

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Thinking of Going to Culinary School

Are you inspired to become a world-class chef? Do you dream of one day owning your own restaurant? Or maybe you want a career change? Those cooking and baking television shows have given you culinary aspirations? Off to culinary school it is. Simple right? Just go to culinary school, learn how to cut vegetables and fruit all day, learn a few recipes and take a few baking courses, then you’re a certified chef. Way way Read more…

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Mango Cereal Parfaits

Need a quick mango breakfast or fresh dessert recipe. Here a simple parfait recipe that can utilize your favorite cereals. Ingredients: 2 cups of your favorite vanilla yogurt 1 cup granola 1 1/2 cup diced fresh mango 1 cup of your favorite cereal Layer into clear cups or bowls. Be creative with the layering and adding of cereals. Super simple and super delicious quick breakfast or healthy dessert. Be creative and enjoy. The Recipe Trader. Read more…

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Basil Mango Balsamic Vinaigrette

Here is an easy Basil Mango Balsamic Vinaigrette recipe. This dressing is great with spinach salad, a chopped salad, also awesome as a dip for veggie sticks. Ingredients: 1/2 cup mango puree 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil (any oil will do) 3 tablespoons white balsamic vinegar (Regular balsamic vinegar will do. Just the color will change.) 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves Add salt and pepper to taste Using a food processor or blender. Combine Read more…

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Savory and Sweet Mangoes.

Mango trees can be found almost everywhere in Hawaii. Mango trees can be found in many people’s front or back yards of their home. Even my grandparents had a mango tree in their back yard. Growing up I remember my grandpa would pick the half ripe mangoes with long sticks or poles with cloth bags attached to the end. They would use the stick with the bag to shake the mango loose, off the branch Read more…

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Easter Meal Ideas.

Easter isn’t only about bunnies, candy, dyeing eggs and easter egg hunting. Easter has so many traditional dishes and treats. A few traditional Easter dishes include roasted lamb, baked ham, asparagus, green beans, potatoes and all those eggs. Keeping these dishes traditional is great, but adding a little flair and creativity is always great. Roasted lamb is a traditional dish during Easter because Jesus was said to be “The Lamb of God”. It may be Read more…

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