Archive for: December, 2016

Chicken and Broccoli Casserole

Ingredients 3 quarts water 1 (12-ounce) package broccoli florets 4 (6-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves 1 (12-ounce) can evaporated fat-free milk 1/4 cup all-purpose flour (about 1 ounce) 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper Dash of nutmeg 1 cup fat-free mayonnaise 1/2 cup fat-free sour cream 1/4 cup dry sherry 1 […]

Chicken, Mushroom, and Gruyere Quesadillas

Ingredients 1 teaspoon olive oil 1 cup presliced mushrooms 1/2 cup thinly sliced onion 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1 teaspoon bottled minced garlic 1 tablespoon sherry or red wine vinegar 2 (10-inch) fat-free flour tortillas 1 cup shredded cooked chicken breast (about 8 ounces) 1 cup arugula 1/2 cup (2 […]

Chicken Shawarma

Ingredients CHICKEN: 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1 teaspoon curry powder 2 teaspoons extravirgin olive oil 3/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 3 garlic cloves, minced 1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breast, cut into 16 (3-inch) strips SAUCE: 1/2 cup plain 2% reduced-fat Greek yogurt (such as Fage) 2 tablespoons tahini 2 teaspoons fresh […]

Chicken Puttanesca with Angel Hair Pasta

Ingredients 8 ounces uncooked angel hair pasta 2 teaspoons olive oil 4 (6-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 cups tomato-basil pasta sauce (such as Muir Glen Organic) 1/4 cup pitted and coarsely chopped kalamata olives 1 tablespoon capers 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper 1/4 cup (1 ounce) preshredded Parmesan cheese Chopped […]

Chicken Breasts with Tomatoes and Olives

Ingredients THE 5 INGREDIENTS: 4 (6-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves 1 cup multicolored cherry or grape tomatoes, halved 3 tablespoons oil and vinegar dressing, divided 20 olives, halved 1/2 cup (2 ounces) crumbled feta cheese Preparation Prepare grill to medium-high heat. Sprinkle chicken evenly with 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black […]

Chicken and Cashews

Ingredients 3 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce, divided 2 tablespoons dry sherry 4 teaspoons cornstarch, divided 1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breast, cut into bite-sized pieces 1/2 cup fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth 2 tablespoons oyster sauce 1 tablespoon honey 2 teaspoons sesame oil, divided 3/4 cup chopped onion 1/2 cup chopped celery 1/2 cup chopped red […]

Fight your sickness by making your own DIY all-natural cough syrup

As we are nearing the end of the year, the flu and cold season is kicking into high gear. While it isn’t the cold weather itself that makes you sick – you can get a cold year-round – most people tend to get sick during the winter months. Most germs that cause the common cold […]

Power of love: Cuddling babies ‘kangaroo style’ helps them develop better social skills, longevity

New research has shown that small and premature babies who receive what is called “kangaroo mother care” tend to live longer and experience fewer social problems as they mature compared to those kept in an incubator. Kangaroo-style mothering involves breastfeeding and holding an infant upright against the mother’s bare skin, an approach first documented in […]

Homemade Cough Drops to Soothe Your Sore Throat

No matter if you have a dry cough or a wet cough, next time when you have a bothersome cough, don’t take the commercial medicine immediately as you can ease a cough and soothe your throat naturally by using the readily available ingredients in your kitchen. This DIY cough drops not only relieve all kinds […]

The Most Powerful Natural Antibiotic for Killing Any Infection

Most antibiotic meds don’t work and others can harm your health. That’s because most of the foods we consume (especially meat and dairy) have antibiotic residue. So this makes our bodies resistant to antibiotics. Luckily, you can use natural methods to prevent infections and strengthen your immune system. Even though this natural antibiotic is a […]