A delicious Polish recipe for kasha – roasted buckwheat groats with mushrooms, onions and lots of dill and parsley. Ingredients 150 g/ 5.3 oz roasted buckwheat groats 1 egg 450 ml/ 15.2 fl.oz/ a bit less than 2 cups chicken stock or vegetable broth (See note) 3 small onions 2 tablespoons butter, divided 1 tablespoon […]
The health benefits of millet include its ability to protect the heart, improve the digestive system, can detoxify the body, improve respiratory health, boost the immune system, increase energy levels, and improve the muscle and nerve health. What is Millet? Millet is a group of small-seeded grasses, which is cultivated throughout the world, for human consumption. It is mainly grown […]
Makes 15-16 cookies Its better resting the dough in the fridge overnight before making them to yield a thicker, chewier cookie. But if you’re impatient you can bake the cookies right away, but your dough will spread more, resulting in a thinner cookie. Ingredients 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted and kept warm 1/2 […]
It has been proven through research that buckwheat helps in controlling diabetes. Buckwheat is a grain that is used in making pancakes and noodles, and can help in controlling diabetes by maintaining healthy blood sugar levels. An experiment conducted on rats showed that the extracts of the seed lowered blood glucose by 12 to 19 % […]
ORGANIC FOODS: WORTH PAYING EXTRA If you like to watch what you eat, then chances are you’ll know a thing or two about organic food. You’ll probably have more than a few organic products in your kitchen, and will no doubt like to seek out the organic food labels when you do your weekly shop. […]
The term “organic” refers to the way agricultural products are grown and processed. While the regulations vary from country to country, in the U.S., organic crops must be grown without the use of synthetic pesticides, bioengineered genes (GMOs), petroleum-based fertilizers, and sewage sludge-based fertilizers.
What are the standards for organic foods? Have you ever wondered why certain foods are classified as “organic?” According to surveys, over half of Americans have purchased organic food products in recent years. Since October 21, 2002, any food that is sold in the U.S. – whether produced locally or imported – must meet specific […]