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Fast and Light Salads: Eat Delicious Even When You're on Diet

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saladAlthough it's tempting to buy a convenience food that you can heat up for a quick light meal, it is just as easy to prepare a meal yourself. All the stunning recipes in this section are very simple and are either Sin-free or relatively low in Sins. Although they are light, they will fill you up and you are guaranteed not to feel hungry afterwards. Salads are among the most light, easy and delicious meals.

Serve Delicious Poultry Dishes

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Poultry-Dishes_cDishes with poultry are very popular all over the world. It can be chicken meat, game, turkey, duck, peacock or any other. People like dishes with poultry because this meat is low-fat, delicious and easy-cooked. We offer you some recipes of poultry dishes, like Poulet a la Kiev. Also you can find information about different problems of cooking poultry, partners for serving it and useful advice in this article.

Yummy Mini Pitta Sandwiches

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Mini-Pitta-SandwichesPitta breads can be split open and then stuffed with some colourful, mouthwatering fillings. However, make sure that you use the mini pittas which contain 4 1/2 Sins each rather than the large pittas, which on average contain 12 1/2 Sins. To make each pitta sandwich, with a sharp knife, split the mini pitta bread down one side to make a pocket. Carefully fill the pitta with one of the suggested fillings below. Store in a sealed transportable container until required.

Wild and Cultivated Mushrooms: Where to Find, How to Collect and Cook

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mushrooms_cHere is some information about different types of mushrooms: Cep, Chanterelle, Chestnut mushroom, Enoki-take, Fairy Ring Champignon, Field Mushroom, Giant Puffball, Honey Fungus, Horn of Plenty, Horse Mushroom, Jew's Ear Fungus, Matsutake, Morel, Orange Peel Fungus, Oyster Mushroom, Padi Straw Mushroom, Parasol Mushroom, Shaggy Ink Caps, Shiitake, St George's Mushroom, Summer Truffle, White Mushrooms (Button Mushrooms, Closed Cup Mushrooms, Open Cup Mushrooms, Large Open or Fiat Mushrooms), Wood Blewit. You can find methods of collecting and cooking mushrooms, pictures of some of them and other information about edible mushrooms.

Packed Lunches: Sandwiches, Appetizers, Salads and Soups

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sandwichYou can easily pack up a slimming, healthy lunch and take it to work with you, whether it's a crisp, crunchy salad, some sandwiches or even some hot soup in a vacuum flask. They can all be prepared in advance, either the night before or in the morning before you leave home. With one of our delicious packed lunches, you won't succumb to hunger pangs and be tempted to visit the local sandwich bar or fast food restaurant.

Sin-Free Bites: Recipes and Fresh Ideas

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light-biteIf you're feeling peckish, try one of our creative Sin-free bites, which you will find in the following article. They are all quick and easy to make, and many are Sin-free on both the Original and Green Eating Plans. You can enjoy them as light, healthy meals when you rush in from work and don't have much time to cook.

Detox and Revitalize with a Help of Juices

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Detox-Juices_cDetoxifying may be a trendy 'buzz' word, but it isn't a new concept. People have been cleansing their bodies since biblical times, often for religious reasons and to help concentrate the mind. During the twentieth century detoxification programmes have become an established treatment in addiction centres, to assist in weaning people off alcohol and drugs. Put in this context, it all sounds rather serious, but in fact detoxing is a simple and natural process that you can do in the comfort of your own home. Detoxing with fresh fruit and vegetable juices rests and rejuvenates the parts you don't normally reach - or even think about!

Serve Egg Dishes only with The Right Partners

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eggs_cThe experts tell us that wine and egg dishes do not go well together; so if you wish to be a fairly high-flown gastronomic expert, you will be correct in omitting any wine with the above dish. Conversely the average Frenchman will eat an omelette with a crust of bread and wash both down with copious draughts of well chilled vin rose. Therefore, on a less hairsplitting level and if serving Tchina as an hors d'oeuvre, you can start with this very humble wine and drink it throughout the meal thereafter, or follow it with more serious table wines to suit subsequent courses.

Ingredients for brewing: grain, sugar, malt extract

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beer_cThe primary ingredient of beer is malted barley. Barley for English brewing is traditionally a specially selected variety of English two-rowed barley. English brewing barley is usually specially grown, because it is important that brewing barley should have a low protein content. An excess of protein and certain other nitrogenous substances will encourage haze to be formed in the finished beer.

Fruit and Vegetable Juices Are Perfect for any Age

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Juices2_cFruit and vegetable juices can help in fighting many diseases and illnesses. Also they make us more healthy, active, beautiful. Here are only some advantages of juices: they give us extra energy, vitamins and minerals, they can be aphrodisiacs and cure sexual dysfunction, they can heal frazzled nerves, hangovers and different toxications.

How to Serve Fish. Refined Dishes with Fish

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Fish_cWhen you’re giving a dinner party it often good to serve fish because not all people eat meat (there are many vegetarians in the whole world nowadays). So, fish is a nice product and you can cook lots of dishes with it. We offer you just a few interesting and refined dishes from our collection: Casserolettes de sole, Crepes bon viveur. And also here are some advice for you.

Home Brewing. Beginners Start Here

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If you'd like to drink great beer, more healthy and delicious, there is a chance for you: make your own beer. Do you think it is too hard? Then you're wrong. Of course, it wouldn't be piece of cake, but it is rather interesting. Remember: if you do not fully understand something do not let it worry you unduly. You do not need to understand the science of brewing in order to produce good beer, in the same way that you do not need to know the chemical reactions that take place when baking a cake.

How to Serve Soups at a Dinner Party

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Soups_cWhen you're giving a dinner party you try everything to be ideal. And, of course, you have to know the rules of serving any dish and do everything according to these rules. Serving soups and stews is a very important part of a dinner party. So, we'd like to help you a little - here are some recipes of interesting and delicious soups, some advice of presentation dishes and major problems with cooking and serving soups.

Drink Juices to Cure Alertness and Stress

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Alertness-and-Stress_cOur lives seem to become busier and more pressurized every day, as we try to juggle the demands of work, family, home and leisure time. We can easily end up tired, run-down and over-stressed, and if we don't look after ourselves we can start to suffer from insomnia, digestive upsets, lack of interest in sex, and a tendency to pick up minor illnesses. Fresh juices, drunk regularly, can help provide us with some of the nutrients that help us cope with stresses and strains, and enjoy life to the full.

Hors D'oeuvre. We Offer You Some Interesting Recipes of Appetizers

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Hors-Doeuvre_avaUsually when you invite friends for a dinner party and if you want to do everything right, the best way to begin a party is to serve appetizers. Hors d'oeuvre (appetizers) are food items served before the main courses of a meal. They must be small, delicious and extraordinar. People love such dishes before dinner.

What Juices can Heal External and Inner Wounds

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Juices_cWounds can be external cuts and abrasions or inner disruptions caused by operations, tears, and other injuries. Juices high in vitamins C, E, the B complex group of vitamins - B2, B5, folic acid, niacin and parabenzoic acid - beta-carotene, and the mineral zinc can all help in consolidating the process of healing. Green leafy vegetables, carrots, apricots, melons and citrus fruits are all good sources of these nutrients, and juices made with them can help.

What should You Know about Chinese Meals

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chopsticks_cChinese meals always consist of a soup, a rice, noodle or bread dish a vegetable dish and at least two other dishes which may be mainly meat, fish or chicken. The meal may be preceded and concluded with tea, but during the meal itself soup will be the only beverage. Soup is drunk not as a first course as it is in the West but throughout the meal. The exception to this is a banquet when soup, if it is served at all, comes at the end of the meal or as a palate-cleanser at several points during the dinner.

How to Serve Canapes and Aperitifs

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canapes_cSmall party or dinner with friends is a very pleasant but not so easy thing. You have to make a menu, cook delicious dishes and serve some aperitifs before dinner. We offer you several advises how to make your dinner party great and realy pleasant, several recipes of canapes and some drinks before dinner.

What Woman Diseases Can Be Healed by Juices

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Woman-Diseases_cToday, more than ever, women need to look after their health. As life has become steadily more pressurized, so the stresses and strains to which women are subjected have increased. A woman may be working full-time and holding together a family - cooking, cleaning, planning - being friend, mother and lover, all at once. As the emphasis of health care moves increasingly towards prevention rather than cure, women can use natural ways to alleviate some minor, yet irritating, conditions. They can also take control of their diet and make sure that they are providing their bodies with the best possible nutrition. Fresh juices, as well as other natural and unprocessed foods, have a role to play in achieving this.

Learn to Decorate Your Chinese Dishes

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food_decoration_cThe Chinese pay much attention to the presentation of their cuisine. This is why cutting techniques are so important since the size and shape of individual ingredients should harmonise with each other. We also like to decorate dishes with various kinds of garnish ranging from the simple spring onion brush to the elaborate tomato rose. Here are some instructions for making some simple, attractive garnishes.

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