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One part of the United States and Canada that has embraced this healthy movement is the Niagara Falls area. Straddling the border between the two countries, Niagara is a prime agricultural region for two countries. This part of both countries has become a hotspot for the local foodie movement. As you plan your Niagara Falls visit, consult your source for everything Niagara Falls, and learn more about the delightful and healthy food you can enjoy during your stay.Farm–to–Table Restaurants
The farm to table movement has grown by leaps and bounds around the world, ... (more)
... and steak restaurants, making himself a well-respected restaurateur. His business savvy extends beyond his on-screen success and into his line of cooking products, cookbooks and popular line of gourmet spices and rubs. Like many other celebrity chefs, Flay has hosted several cooking shows on The Food Network and most recently has become a host of Iron Chef America.
The humble celebrity chef has been wildly successful in the culinary industry. Though she's had no formal training, she managed to turn her passion for cooking into several successful television series... (more)
Miri was born at the foot of the Himalayas, foretold to become shaman of the Adi people, her advice sought often when illness gripped the land. Her hut was east of the Upper Siang valley, found by the natives only when the need was great. That seemed odd since it was hard to miss, of two levels, made of dried mud and bark. The roof would open when a rope was pulled so Miri could read the stars at night. No one knew her age but it was believed everyone was younger than she.
One day after she picked the leaves of the Xingzan tree which she would grind up and drop in an open kettle... (more)
...places on the face of the planet. Pachinko is an upright style pinball machine in the most basic of terms to describe it. Google it, then you will get it. Anyway, you put money in, and if you win, you get these steal bearings in return to collect. Collect for what? Prizes, cigarettes, coupons, food, and a whole slough of crap you don't want. Or, after a few times going and they don't think you are the law, you can make your way out back and give a code and the slot in the door opens. You give the guy your ticket, he gives you back a handful of cash. Always something to keep in mind.... (more)
...carbohydrates are the combined total of the complex and simple carbohydrates in a product. Below the total carbohydrate number you will see the sugar count. (Simple sugars) Simple sugars are more quickly broken down creating a faster insulin response which is why they are not considered diet food. Although fruit is an exception in the fact that it is does not create the same insulin response as other simple sugars, we must still be aware of the fact that the fructose in fruit has a negative effect on the hormone leptin causing us to binge on more food. Truly effective dieting must... (more)
...for example have 7 grams of sugar per serving, as opposed to an apple which has 14 grams of sugar. Knowledge is power when it comes to getting lean, just as ignorance is a negative force that will expand your waist line. A lot of dieting often comes down to simply switching out different foods with the knowledge that we we attain. Many times, as with strawberries, we learn that we can eat in a more healthful way without substituting taste or sweetness. I will be revisiting this concept from time to time as I feel it is an important aspect of successful dieting.
Fruit is a... (more)
There is no more welcome sight in this world to a road weary traveler than the sign on the side of the highway telling them that one of America's fast food burger chains is coming up at the next exit.
Scattered across the countryside, and in virtually every small, medium and large city in the United States, burger joints are the food of choice for those in a hurry, those on a budget, or just an aficionado of meat laden sandwiches.
Today we'll compare ten of America's best known burger franchises, looking for taste versus value.
Number 10. McDonald's
No surprises... (more)
As one of the nation's favorite comfort foods, pizza has become the staple of choice for Americans of all walks of life. Devoured by the millions during televised sporting events, the gooey concoction of cheese, meats and vegetables piled high on different types of pie crusts, has satisfied our hunger for generations. With the rise of national fast food pizza chains across the land, let's take a look at ten of them, comparing value for your money as well as taste.
Number 10. Chuck E. Cheese
A virtual carnival greets visitors as they enter a Chuck E. Cheese establishment. Parents... (more)
For years, Vancouver writer Jacquie Somerville wrestled with her two conflicting passions: food and fashion, and the resulting issues with weight, body image, and self worth. As many women can attest, it’s a real dilemma trying to reconcile Dolce & Gabbana with dulce de leche, and Marc Jacobs with mousse cake. But Jacquie, an admitted fashion and food addict, manages to bring these two passions together in My Fat Little Rule Book.
“I wrote My Fat Little Rule Book as a guide for myself, and it contains the 15 rules that allowed me to finally achieve my goal weight,” said Jacquie.... (more)
My dad had a lifelong wish. He wanted to see New York City. His salary as a body and fender man in California in the Great Depression barely kept his family in food and shoes. A trip to New York City was a dream that was unlikely to happen.
By the time he was 72, and I was his caregiver, his dream had faded.
Then a miracle. My husband received a job assignment to Oneida, New York--upstate, but close enough!
The day we arrive in Oneida, my dad and my children begin planning for a summer trip to New York City. The children borrow books from the library and my dad sends for... (more)