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Baker’s Treat

June 16, 2018 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Baking used to be forbidden for most people with diabetes since sugar is a necessary ingredient in baking.  Thankfully, with the introduction of alternative sweeteners, and the right modifications, diabetics and figure-conscious people can now enjoy a whole new world of baked items. » Continue Reading

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Oysters and Scallops Au Gratin

May 4, 2018 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

The Romans documented oysters as aphrodisiacs in the second century A.D, where it was written about “the wanton ways of women after ingesting wine and eating giant oysters”. In reality oysters are very nutritious, high in protein, and rich in phosphorus, iodine and zinc, which are known to increase the sexual health of both men and women. On the other hand, nutmeg was higly prized by Chinese women as an aphrodisiac, since a large quantity can produce a hallucinogenic effect. In this recipe, enjoy the baked goodness of oysters and scallops with two different, yet oh-so-delicious toppings.

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Herbed Garlic Mushroom

May 3, 2018 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Garlic’s pungent nature belies its function in treating a wide variety of illnesses from the common cold to heart disease.  But its value as an aphrodisiac is what made it a sought after ingredient by the Egyptians, Greeks, Romans, Chinese, and Japanese.  Garlic stimulates not just passion but the appetite as well to awaken the senses and make food taste exceptional.

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Caviar Pate

May 2, 2018 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Caviar, the pickled roe of a sturgeon or other large fish, is touted as a delicacy and an aphrodisiac. But beyond that, it also contains large amounts of vitamins and phosphorus. In this pate version, enjoy it with green onions (another famed aphrodisiac since prehistoric times, even mentioned in many class Hindu texts on the art of making love and commonly used as an aphrodisiac in ancient Greece).

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Sweet and Spicy Nuts

May 1, 2018 Category :Healthy Recipes 1

From walnuts, almonds or macadamias, nuts have had a reputation as aphrodisiacs for centuries. Roman maidens passed out bowls of nuts as symbols of fertility during harvest festivals.

Chili, on the other hand stimulates circulation, which is why it is also considered to be a potent aphrodisiac. Spicy foods have long been considered to be the sexual stimulants, as these contain capsaicin, the active ingredient in cayenne pepper. Eating capsaicin can cause a physiological response – increased heart rate and metabolism, sometimes even sweating – quite similar to the physical reactions experienced during sex. But apart from that, chilies abound with Vitamin C. Make this version of nut munchies more exciting with a balance of sweet and spice.

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Guide for Counting Carbohydrates

April 30, 2018 Category :Healthy News| Healthy Recipes 0

How would you like your favorite entree if it is served without that perfectly boiled rice or a well-blended mashed potato? Anywhere in the world, whatever form they are in, there is an almost universal preference for carbohydrate-rich foods. A day would not seem complete without eating a serving, especially for Filipinos. » Continue Reading

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Meal Planning 101

April 29, 2018 Category :Healthy Advocacy| Healthy Recipes 0

One of the cornerstones in the management of diabetes is a healthy diet. One way to achieve this is through a good meal plan that is tailored and acceptable to the diabetic person. Today, healthy eating, right exercise and blood glucose monitoring remain as the basic management for diabetes. » Continue Reading

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Fresh Fruit Salad

March 12, 2018 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Fruits have always been my favorite breakfast option. Give it a different twist with the addition of cottage cheese and a sweet-sour calamansi dressing. Mix it up with other fresh fruits in season.

Yield: 4 portions

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Baked Cheese

March 11, 2018 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

A savory breakfast starter, you can prepare this in advance and just reheat in the microwave for breakfast

Yield: 4 portions

Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon chopped nuts
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 cup spinach leaves
  • 1 1/4 cup low-fat cottage cheese
  • 1 piece egg, slightly beaten
  • 2 tablespoons spring onions, chopped
  • 4 pieces tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar

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Peachie Smoothies

March 10, 2018 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

What makes a smoothie different from a shake? Shakes have ice blended in whereas smoothies are all chilled healthy ingredients. Kickstart your day with this hefty and healthy drink that is filling down to the last drop. Use other fruits in season but remember to chill them all first for a great cold start.

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