Those of you who know me, know that I am a foodie. That’s right, I love the look, taste and smell of food and I love trying foods of different cultures. I have been asked often which is my favorite cuisine, but that’s almost impossible to say. However, Asian food has a special place in my heart. When I refer to Asian food, I am primarily referring to Thai, Chinese, Japanese, Korean and Indonesian. The spices are always unique and they each have dishes that they make their own.
In America today, life seems to get more and more complicated. Every time we turn on the news there is something else the mainstream media has sensationalized into a giant fear factor adding one more worry, one more negative aspect of living to be ever vigilant about. We struggle to keep our focus on the things that matter in our life. But do we actually focus on the right things, on the things that will actually keep us safe, keep us from fearing and keep us healthy?
When trying to cook healthy foods, it is important to cut back on the amount of oils and butters that you are using. A great alternative is using nonstick bakeware or a nonstick Cooking spray. Many of the sprays have little to no calories and make foods healthy and cleanup a breeze.
Heat up the stove to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. While the oven’s warming, slice one onion, a mid-sized carrot, then 1 stalk of celery into a finely diced blend. Add in the minced vegetables to a lb of ground turkey along with 1 egg, a tbsp. of Worcestershire sauce, together with a tbs of wing sauce. Blend in pepper fresh or died thyme and salt to taste, then include about a third of a cup of bread crumbs; you want the blend to hold its shape, but not turned into too dry to stay together.
Let your bank pay your bills. If you pay the same bills every month at set amounts, lay your checkbook aside and give the responsibility to your bank. Most banks offer this service for free or at a small fee under $15 monthly. It’ll free you up, save on stamps and lower stress. Check out your bank’s website and review your options.
Be sure that you are taking adequate care of yourself. You want your writing to be fresh and exciting, and it is hard to think well when you are overly tired or hungry. While you are working, take breaks often to give your brain a chance to rest, and make sure that you are eating throughout the day.
Grab your readers attention from the very first line by piquing their curiosity. Ask a question or make a statement that causes a question to be formed in the minds of your readers. This will get them to read on as they attempt to satisfy their curiosity. Be creative, or if that fails, be informative.
Herbs and spices truly make the culinary world go round. You don’t ever have to eat boring food again, especially if you take a little time to plant some of your favorite herbs. Located close to the kitchen and easy to cut when needed, herbs can be the difference between an ok meal versus a WOW meal! With a little research, you can be well on your way to growing fresh herbs for the cuisine of your choice. They will always be readily available and right outside the door. This truly, is living well.