Comfort Food, Emotional Eating

Comfort Food – Food For Thought!

Emotional eating has become an all too common problem, a problem many of us do not realize we have. Many of us do not realize the extent our emotions can impact on our eating habits. The following article by Mayo Clinic is a start to making one aware of the problem and helping find solutions … Continue reading Comfort Food – Food For Thought!

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All Wrapped Up

This is a handy recipe for breakfast, lunch, brunch or a main course.  With a few tweaks to the basic recipe, you can have an endless variety of flavours to enrich your palate. Try making some of these ahead and refrigerate. Servings: 1 Egg Per wrap/serving Method: Whisk the egg in a bowl until there … Continue reading All Wrapped Up

Tuna Patties Recipe

Servings: Makes 4 patties  Ingredients 2 170g cans tuna 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard ½ cup white bread torn into small pieces 1 teaspoon lemon zest 1 Tbsp. lemon juice 1 Tbsp. water (or liquid from the cans of tuna) 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh parsley 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh chives, green onions, or shallots Salt and … Continue reading Tuna Patties Recipe

Home made Sauce

Homemade Tartar Sauce

Servings: Makes 1 ½ Cups Ingredients 1 cup mayonnaise ½ cup chopped dill pickles 1 teaspoon capers, chopped 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard 2 teaspoons chopped onion 2 Tbsp. chopped green onion 2 teaspoons lemon juice 6 drops Tabasco sauce A dash or 2 of Worcestershire Sauce Salt and pepper to taste  Method Mix all ingredients … Continue reading Homemade Tartar Sauce

Tuna Stuffed Avocados With A Mexican Twist

Ingredients 2 cans tuna packed in oil ¼ cupchopped green bell pepper (mild) or jalapeno pepper (hotter) ¼ cupdiced red onion ¼ cup chopped coriander ¼ cupmayonnaise plus 1 tablespoon 2 teaspoons adobo sauce from a can of chipotle peppers salt and pepperto taste 2-3 avocados halved (you can also use tomatoes) Lemon or lime wedgesfor serving (optional; you might … Continue reading Tuna Stuffed Avocados With A Mexican Twist

Basil Tuna Bake

Serves 2 – 4 Ingredients 2 tins tuna in brine, drained and lightly drizzled with olive oil 1 cup cherry tomatoes 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 Tbs. fresh parsley, chopped 1 head cauliflower 2 spring onions, chopped 1 onion, chopped Handful of fresh basil ½ cup full-cream Greek or plain yoghurt 1 egg 1 Tbs. … Continue reading Basil Tuna Bake

tuna, heart healthy, fish

In The Swim Of Things – Amazing Benefits Of Tuna Fish

The health benefits of tuna fish include its ability to reduce cardiovascular conditions, stimulate growth and development, lower blood pressure and cholesterol levels, and help in weight loss. Tuna also has the ability to boost the immune system, increase energy, maintain the health of the skin, increase red blood cell count, prevent cancer, protect against various kidney diseases, reduce general … Continue reading In The Swim Of Things – Amazing Benefits Of Tuna Fish

Junior, Teen, Training, Weight Training

Stripping Down To The Naked Truth – Strength Training for Young Athletes 

Part 2 Safety, Strength Testing, Growth Plates, and Testosterone In the first installment of this article some myths regarding strength training were debunked, we examined the forces placed on a young athlete through strength training. Through scientific formulas, we demonstrated that the forces placed on an athlete through running, jumping and other athletic movements is … Continue reading Stripping Down To The Naked Truth – Strength Training for Young Athletes