Easy Ways to Relieve Stress and Lift Your Mood

Try these fast, simple, and super-affordable ideas to help you recharge your energy and spirit. Indulge Yourself! It’s been a long day, a long week…heck, the whole month seems to be moving at a snail’s pace. If you need a pick-me-up, how about some good food, relaxation, and maybe a little laughter. We’ve got 15…

What Not to Eat Before Cholesterol Check

Accurate cholesterol test results are an important factor in determining your risk for heart disease. More than 35 million Americans have cholesterol levels high enough to put them at significant risk for cardiovascular disease. You may need to watch what you eat before a cholesterol check because some components of a standard cholesterol test are…

Reduce High Insulin Levels and Lose Weight

Struggling to lose weight? It might be that you have constant high insulin levels because of uncontrolled blood sugar levels due to a poor diet, lack of exercise and high levels of stress. How to Lower Insulin Levels (and lose weight) Having high blood insulin levels, also called hyperinsulinemia, is a risk factor for developing…

Super-easy chicken cacciatore

Ingredients (serves 4) 1 tablespoon olive oil 1.5kg mixed chicken pieces, trimmed 1 brown onion, roughly chopped 1 red capsicum, chopped 200g cup mushrooms, sliced 575g jar Napolitano pasta sauce ½ cup pitted kalamata olives, halved ½ cup small fresh basil leaves Method Heat oil in a large, non-stick saucepan over medium-high heat. Cook chicken…

Paprika tomato & onion salad

The addition of sugar and spice brings out the natural sweetness of these truss tomatoes, transforming them into a glorious summer side. Ingredients (serves 8) 1 x 500g pkt tomatoes 1 red onion, halved, thinly sliced 1 tbs caster sugar 2 tsp sea salt 3 tsp mild paprika 125ml (1/2 cup) olive oil 125ml (1/2…