Most of us know rice to be bad for us due to its high carbohydrate content and therefore believe we should avoid it. As a rice lover myself, I cannot imagine completely eliminating it from my diet. While rice tends to get written off as unhealthy and calorie-ridden, not every variety is so. Further, swapping … Continue reading Rice: What’s Best for You?
For decades now, processed sugar has been a large part of our daily diet. We can find it everywhere: salad dressing, low fat yoghurt, pickles, sauces, bread, etc. With the recent exposure and subsequent focus on the ill effects of consuming excess sugar, many consumers are now seeking replacements to sugar. Due to this an … Continue reading Alternatives to Sugar: Artificial Sweeteners
No tea party can ever be complete without a plate of delicious cookies to go with it. Of all the french cookies I have baked and eaten, I find myself constantly going back to these delicious, lighter than air, meringue cookies. They are simple to make, easy to flavour and hold well for weeks in suitable … Continue reading Gluten Free Meringue Cookies
Most of us are familiar with the effect certain foods have on our body. We know excess sugar leads to weight gain, alcohol affects our liver, excess meat consumption results in kidney and renal problems, so on and so forth. Alkaline / Acidic food based diets work on the premise that every food item has … Continue reading Acidic & Alkaline Foods