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  • Delicious Goat's Cheeses from the Loire Valley in France  By : Corina Clemence
    The Loire Valley offers goat's cheese lovers a paradise. It is a wonderful location for a holiday meandering beside the Loire River, visiting famous historic chateaux, cheese producers and caves for wine tasting and even staying in a boutique castle hotel if you chose. This area is justly called the Garden of France, and is sprinkled with majestic Renaissance castles open to the public and an abundance of fine wines and cheeses. Chateau du Guerinet near Blois is a perfect base for a cheese lover's Loire Valley holiday.
  • A Healthy Vegetarian Lasagna Recipe  By : Jane Simmers
    Looking into trying out a vegetarian diet and worried that there might not be any tasty recipes to satisfy your palate? Well, you may be surprised to find out that anything that you can cook with meat can be cooked with vegetables. This even includes your Italian favorites like pizza and pasta. So before you give up on trying to be a vegetarian, look into this vegetarian lasagna recipe first and see if it works for you.
  • Enjoy the Best Dining Experience with a Vegetarian Chili Recipe  By : Diana Pells
    Vegetables usually conjure up images of boring, tasteless dishes. What most people don't know is that being a vegetarian doesn't mean sacrificing taste for health benefits. One way to prove that the stereotype is wrong is through a vegetarian chili recipe. A vegetarian chili recipe is simply packed with both taste and health benefits.
  • Are You a Juicearian? - Fruits and Vegetables Facts  By : Nathan Knightley
    Do you often drink fruit or vegetable juices? It is possible that you are a juicearian after all. We have all heard the name "vegetarian" or "vegan" and now
  • Create Your Personal Colon Cleanse Recipes  By : Shilpa Singh
    As people become more conscious of the effects of an unclean colon and decide on getting their colon cleansed, the demand for colon cleanses recipes is also on the rise.
  • Most secret tips of restaurant recipes  By : ginfognine
    Until about ten years ago, America's top secret restaurant remained mostly within America itself.
  • If you want to improve you’re cooking…  By : GIRAN
    If you think cooking involves opening the refrigerator and putting the frozen dinner inside the microwave, you are wrong. It involves far more than you think and if you want to improve your cooking, you will take this to heart. It requires a lot of preparation, testing, cutting and tasting. And in some cases, even the washing after you are done with making the perfect dish
  • Fast Homemade Basic Pizza Recipe  By : Sarah Carlye
    DonÂ’t bother getting the mixing bowl or measuring cup out, you donÂ’t have to do that for most of the suggestions for fast homemade pizza. When you make homemade pizza, everyone can have his or her own favorite toppings. Get out a pad of paper when you make the pizza and take notes on what works for you-how much of everything you used, if you needed more or less sauce, favorite toppings, etc. You will end up with your own personal ingredient list and unique recipe after making a couple homemade pizzas.
  • Family Dinners – Delicious Italian Food  By : Sarah Carlye
    The planets align and the miracle happensÂ…everyone is home around dinner time. So you wonder what you are going to do now and quite honestly after getting off work yourself, you donÂ’t feel much like cooking. You are also asking yourselfÂ…what happened to the once common family dinner?
  • Reasons for Healthy Food Choices  By : Sarah Carlye
    While a there are those who grew up eating healthy and chose to continue making healthy food choices as an adult, most people donÂ’t make healthy food choices until there is a lifestyle changing event.
  • Take Out Dinners - Italian Food  By : Sarah Carlye
    Everyone likes a break from the responsibility of cooking dinner. Even people who love to cook enjoy not having to plan, shop, prepare, and clean up sometimes.

    Ordering take out food can be expensive.
  • Fast and Easy Spaghetti Sauce Recipe  By : Sarah Carlye
    When you donÂ’t have time to make a great spaghetti sauce from scratch, you donÂ’t have to settle for jar or canned spaghetti sauce. You can start with a basic jar or can spaghetti sauce as a base and create a delicious spaghetti sauce.
  • Fast Food and Healthy Food Choices  By : Sarah Carlye
    No matter how much you try to avoid it, you end up in the fast food lane waiting to order food. You have seen all the studies about how it packs on the pounds, but you are running late from work and the kids need to go to practice shortly after you get home. There is just no time to cook a healthy meal for your family. Even if you don’t have time to cook, once you are in the fast food line, you can make good choices and you can also have healthy “sides” waiting at home.
  • Healthy Food Choices During Chemotherapy  By : Sarah Carlye
    When going through chemotherapy, healthy food choices are important. It takes a lot of energy to fight cancer.

    Being as strong as possible before fighting cancer with a round of chemotherapy treatment will reduce the risk of weight loss.

    Once the nausea and vomiting pass after chemo treatments, it is important to rebuild the body.
  • Healthy Food Choices for the Elderly  By : Sarah Carlye
    When people age, their needs for nutrition change. It is important for elderly to eat healthy foods that are full of nutrients. Some medications, as well as illness, can affect the appetite of older people. To maintain health and independence longer, elderly people should make sure that when they do eat, that the food is good for them and will help maintain health. Healthy food choices can be made at home, in restaurants, and at the grocery store.
  • Reasons to Have Your Event Catered  By : Sarah Carlye
    There are many reasons to have an event catered, but the most popular is that the host and hostess are allowed to enjoy their guests and their event.

    For fundraisers and corporate events, those who are running the event can focus on networking and getting to know the guests.

    When deciding if a cater will be used or not, the following should be considered:
  • The Draw of the Italians  By : Sarah Carlye
    What is it that draws people to Italian restaurants like the nationally known, Olive Garden, and local Restaurants like Mama Jennie’s in Miami, Florida? It is the friendliness, relaxed atmosphere, good food, and fine wines. Italian food is associated with feeling full and satisfied. It is the traditional Italian families that have members who stick together and support each other. It is the ease of becoming “part of the family” when you visit an Italian home.
  • Quick Italian Lasagna  By : Sarah Carlye
    Lasagna is a delicious traditional Italian dish. It can be a time consuming dish with everything made from scratch or it can be purchased ready-made in the freezer section.
  • Types of Italian Food  By : Sarah Carlye
    Commonly, when we hear there is spaghetti for dinner we will be expecting a red tomato sauce with meat and seasonings poured over long thin spaghetti. Spaghetti is actually a type of pasta. It is commonly the main course in American homes, but in traditional Italian homes, it would be the first course, with the main course to follow. Traditional types of Italian food and how they are served is a little different than the Americanized version of Italian food.
  • Does `Italian` and `Pizza` Belong in the Same Sentence?  By : Sarah Carlye
    Though many Italian restaurants have pizza on the menu, is pizza really Italian food? If it is Italian food, how come there are Chicago and New York style pizzas? Pizzas have evolved and changed from their simple beginnings. Different cultures, including Italians, have different styles of pizzas. There are Italian pizzas and then there are “other” pizzas.
  • Italian Theme Party  By : Sarah Carlye
    Among the most common ethnic party themes is a Mexican party theme. For those who have been to enough Mexican themed parties or have already had a Mexican themed party already, you may want to consider a theme that is novel, new, and theme that hasn’t been over-used. Consider an Italian themed party. It may take a little extra work to find themed decorations, but the food will be easy to find. It will be worth any extra effort to have a unique and memorable party.
  • Homemade Ravioli Recipe  By : Sarah Carlye
    Italian food for most people is heating up a can or jar of “spaghetti sauce” and then serving it over pasta or ready-made ravioli. Some people may even put out the extra effort to add some ground beef, Italian sausage, and seasoning to a ready-made sauce. For those who love to cook, they will want to try their hand at homemade ravioli for the taste and the satisfaction of making themselves.
  • Camping in Italy  By : Sarah Carlye
    Eating in an Italian Restaurant can easily spark an interest in visiting Italy. When you go to an Italian restaurant and enjoy the atmosphere, the food, and the people working there, you can start to wonder what Italy is like. For the outdoors person, Italy usually isnÂ’t the first place that is thought of whenever European camping holidays/vacations are being discussed. Nevertheless, there are a lot of reasons why you shouldnÂ’t overlook the option of choosing to go camping in Italy.
  • Save Money Eating Out  By : Sarah Carlye
    Eating out is often more expensive than dining in. The difference is, when you eat out you are not responsible for the shopping, the preparation, the serving, and the cleanup. Eating out is a nice break from the work involved in eating at home. It is possible to save money when eating out. It doesn’t matter if you just want pizza or you want a complete Italian dinner. To save money eating out, it will take a little time and effort, but it will be worth it.
  • Healthy Food Choices to Prevent Cancer  By : Sarah Carlye
    The American Cancer Society states that the Global Perspective has found that 30-40 percent of cancers can be linked to diet. Some people avoid eating a cancer preventing diet by using the excuse… “Everything we eat causes cancer”. That really isn’t a true statement. There are many foods that can be included in the diet that will help prevent cancer. Having a varied diet that plant-based will help prevent cancer. Plant based foods include the following:
  • Italian Coffee at Home  By : Sarah Carlye
    Coffee isn’t just to enjoy in the morning. Drinking a cup of coffee to wake up in the morning or as a part of a leisurely breakfast is a good way to get started in the morning, but coffee doesn’t need to be confined to mornings, though. Coffee can also be enjoyed after dinner or with a sweet desert with lunch or dinner. In Italy, coffee is an essential part of the Italian lifestyle and it can be seen enjoyed throughout the day.
  • Successful Catered Events  By : Sarah Carlye
    Choosing great food from a trusted caterer is just one part of having your event, party, or get together catered. Once you have the menu and the caterer chosen, there are other food related tasks to be taken care of. To have a successful catered event, donÂ’t assume that the caterer will be handling everything. Once you have your list of tasks, contact your caterer.
  • A Quick Visit to Italy  By : Sarah Carlye
    Most of people canÂ’t afford a quick visit to Italy in person but have an interest is what Italy is like. This curiosity usually begins at an Italian restaurant. Sitting there enjoying the authentic Italian dishes and soaking in the atmosphere, it is easy to start wondering what Italy is really like. The next best thing to going to Italy is learning about Italy.
  • History of Pizza  By : Sarah Carlye
    Pizza is one of the worldÂ’s most popular fast food items. In fact, a lot of people have probably even tried to make it at home. However, a lot of people probably donÂ’t know anything about the history of pizza.
  • Breakfast Pizza Recipe  By : Sarah Carlye
    Pizza is just not for dinner and it just not the Italians. Pizza has expanded to include a variety of ingredients that you may not find in many Italian restaurants or from the pizza delivery guy or gal. There are sweet desert pizzas and even breakfast pizzas.

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