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Argentine Food that You Have Never Tried

 

Argentina is known for 1. The meat 2. The tango 3. Messi (for soccer fans).

The famous and juicy meat is due to the cows that live happily among the Argentinean fields. In any case, when it comes to Argentine food the roast is one of many dishes of this country. To celebrate independence this July 9, we honor Argentina with some classic delicacies. We start with the provoleta on the grill, followed by some chicken milanesas, and then fancy your palate with a spongy pancakes of dulce de leche. We guarantee you will never see Argentine food in the same way.

In my native country, Argentina, there is a great gastronomic variety, and as in most of the countries we also have different typical regional dishes. Today I share the recipe for a delicious sandwich, typical of the city of Rosario, province of Santa Fe, where I was born and raised. If one day you have the opportunity to visit it, there are some things that you can not miss: discover the monument to the flag, the coast and eat the traditional “carlitos” in the typical Rosarino bars. El carlito you can only find them in Rosario, and basically they are sandwiches of crumb bread (of traditional Argentine baking, but we can recreate with common sandwich bread) toasted ham and cheese, delicious for dinner or just give yourself a taste pedestrian or river bank. Today I share the recipe,

Sandwich Tostado Carlitos Recipe

5 Ingredients

1 sandwich bread package
1 lb of pork ham
1 lb of cheese cut to sandwich (I recommend using mozzarella or a good cheese of your taste)
Ketchup, to taste
1 butter spoon.

1 Place butter on both sides of pan.
2 In a slice of bread put a slice of cheese. On the cheese, add ketchup and add a slice of ham and another cheese.
3 Finish the sandwich with another loaf of bread, previously greased on both sides with butter. Repeat for the rest of the sandwiches.
4 Place on a rack in the oven, and toast both sides, about 10 minutes.
5 Cut into triangles and consume hot.

 

Carrot Cake Smoothie Recipe

 

10 Ingredients

1/3 cup of raisins, soaked from the previous night (or 2 tablespoons of maple sugar)
2 cups of carrots, peeled and cut
2 cups almond milk
2 frozen bananas
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon toasted and grated coconut as an accompaniment
1/3 cup of Cheerios ™ crushed as an accompaniment

If you do not have frozen bananas, use non-frozen bananas and 2 cups of ice.

A delicious smoothie that tastes like cake? Yes please! This rich and refreshing drink will make you feel guilty free while enjoying it as an afternoon snack. It is perfect for a warm spring day or for a sweet midday snack.

1 Put the first 8 ingredients in the blender and blend until thick.
2 Mix coconut and Cheerios ™ in a small bowl. Stir with a spoon to combine.
3 Serves and accompanies with roasted coconut and Cheerios ™ blend.

 

A Bloody Mary That is Delicious

There are some people who fight a hangover with the very thing that gave them one in the first place. While they may not use the same type of drink or quite the same amount, there are a lot of people that I know who will do a Bloody Mary mix and drink it when they are feeling the pains the morning after a hard night of partying. While I have never done this, I have seen others do it and swear that it makes them feel much better. I guess it is one of those things about fighting fire with fire!

Anyway, there is one particular kind of Bloody Mary mix that they like to use. (more…)

Healthy Food Products made out of African Mango

 

Popularly called as king of fruit all over the world, it originally hails from India and the word mango was derived from a Tamil word mangai. These fruits can be eaten in raw state or these can be processed to various products from pickles, jellies, nectars to jams, preserves etc.

Ripe mangoes are differently processed and are served at the market. Whereas the unripe mangoes are cut into pieces and made to try under hot sun. In most of the countries, people grind and power the mango seeds and used it went there was a food drought. Flat boats, furniture, and other furnishing works are done using the trunk wood of the mango tree.

Dwarfs mango plants are also available and used to grow inside the conservatory. Mangoes except for its seeds are wholly edible and help to reduce cholesterol, blood pressure, improves skin complexion, reduces the fat content, provides fiber, increases the immunity, improves blood circulation, vitamins and several nutrition for the body and hence adds a great value to the in takers health.

There are more than hundreds of varieties of mangoes and as a crop, mangoes generally grow well only in tropical, hot and sunny weathers conditions and keep the consumer energetic an active throughout the day. One of the most important varieties of mangoes is the African mango and specially made high quality food products out of African mangoes that are very much good for our health and can be used as a part of our diet can be bought online from store.

 

Causes for high blood pressure and ways for lowering high blood pressure

 

If you are diagnosed to have high blood pressure, you might be having the worry of reducing its level. Our lifestyle plays a major role in treating high blood pressure. With healthy lifestyle you can delay, reduce or avoid the need for medication.

The following crucial lifestyle changes are sure to lower your blood pressure miraculously and keep it under control.

1. Lose the extra pounds, reduce your weight and watch your waistline. Not only concentrate on reducing weight but also have an eye on your waistline as it can put you in greater risk of blood pressure.
2. Do the exercise regularly: 30 minutes of regular physical activity every day can lower the blood pressure by 4 to 9 millimeters of mercury. Be consistent in doing the exercise else the pressure may rise again.
3. Healthy diet controls the rise of blood pressure: Fresh fruits, vegetables, low fat dairy products, whole grains can reduce your blood pressure up to 14mm Mercury. Apart from these foods, there are also more foods for lowering high blood pressure and get to know them and intake them regularly.
4. Reduce intake of sodium in your regular diet.
5. Prevent or limit the alcohol in-take.
6. Smoking is injurious to health as well as increases your blood pressure for a long time.
7. Cut taking Caffeine: Caffeine can increase the blood pressure up to 10mm of Mercury for the rare coffee consumers. But it has no significant effect for habitual coffee drinking people.
8. Chronic stress contributes greatly on increasing the blood pressure.
9. Visit your doctor regularly and you can monitor the blood pressure at home itself.
10. Support of friends and family are sure to lower the blood pressure and keep you in good health.

 

Having African Mango as part of your Balanced Diet regime for reducing fat and fatigue

On a cloudy day, all my friends first planned to go to the playground. Then we had a thought that if it would rain, then we cannot complete our game. Therefore, everybody decided to go to a shopping mall, which was on the highway. We chose to enter a new shopping mall that was opened a day before. To our surprise, we saw many new varieties of fruits and vegetables, which we have not seen before. Every one of us was curious to know about each of the fruits and its benefits. Numerous fruits were imported all around the world. Countries like India, Australia, Spain, and Kenya had the maximum fruits those were exported to our country. Breeds of lemon, pineapple, papaya, and banana were highly attractive. Mainly African mangoes that have been imported from Cameroon and other African countries received a warm welcome by the people of the state. There was a representative in the shopping mall who explained us about the various benefits and importance of eating fruits. When he started explaining about the African mangoes, I was eagerly hearing to him. It was great to hear that African mangoes helps to reduce the excess fat around the belly, reduces the mental fatigue, improves the immunity power, reduces the weight, controls diabetes and cholesterol. It was the first time I was hearing about a fruit that has so much benefits and importance. In addition, the representative informed about the supplements made out of the African mango that are placed in the web.

How to Eat Healthy Without Breaking the Bank

Whether it’s due to a newfound commitment to your health or a grudging acceptance of doctor’s orders, you’ve made the decision to start eating right. Good for you! However, your first attempts at eating healthy might have made you look at your bank account with growing concern. A lot of health food can be expensive, and you might feel like you just don’t have the money to eat right. Don’t worry, there are a few tips you can follow to make your new health food interest into a real habit.

Shop Right

If you’re looking to get healthy food on a budget, the first thing you need to take into account is where you shop. Lots of health food stores can be on the higher end of the cost scale, but there are plenty of places that offer reasonably priced foods and in-store brands for the customer on a budget. You don’t have to shop the expensive places just because they’re trendy. Shop around and look for the best prices for you.

Cook Meals

You should be cooking your own meals as much as possible. This will allow you to control what goes into the food, and it will also let you eat much more cheaply than eating out or buying prepared foods.

The Health Benefits of Cheese at Your Mexican Grill

Cheese is a food item that is much delicious and it can make you feel much delightful. The Mexican grill at your locality can be visited to find the employees grating piles of cotija cheese that is much nutritious, delicious and fresh. The employees grate the cheese for making it much delicious that anyone can feel it really a great taste. Cotija cheese is a kind of cheese that is the greatest kind among the types of cheese available.

The cotija cheese is considered as of superior among other types available in the market due to various reasons. This is the kind of cheese that is salty and crumbly in nature. It is made out of much tasty cow milk. This cheese is popular due to it’s unique texture and tangy zip. This cheese also has the name mountain cheese because the makers of this cheese dwell over the mountains. The color and the flavour that this cheese gets are due to the pure milk that is taken from the cows that graze the fresh grass on the mountain. This is the cheese that is strongly flavoured and is much good for grating and is included in almost all the dishes of the Mexican grill.

Finding Foods Good for Gout

I am pretty sad to say that I have developed a pretty bad case of gout. It is pretty unfortunate, because it hurts more than anything I have ever been through before, and it makes so many simple tasks extremely difficult. It is no way to live, and I think that I am going to try to change my diet to get rid of the problem. I want to know is milk, yogurt and cheese good or bad for gout? I have heard some conflicting information on the subject.

I was talking with one of my friends about it, and he said that it was probably bad for gout, because dairy products have been known to increase inflammation. However, I guess while that might be generally true, it is not the case for gout. That is because it increases the excretion of uric acid, which is the culprit behind gout. I am excited to learn this, because I really like dairy products, and it should not be that difficult for me to increase my consumption of them in order to help with the battle against gout.

But that is not the only change I want to make. I also want to identify foods that help to contribute to gout and eliminate them from my diet. I really do not know which foods cause gout. However, I really hope that it won’t be any foods that I really like. Though, considering I have gout, I would guess that there is something I eat fairly frequently which is bad for you and is known to cause gout. I am going to figure out what it is though, because I do not want to have this gout problem get even worse on me. I am fear of the debilitation that it can cause people.

Finding Foods Good for Gout

I am pretty sad to say that I have developed a pretty bad case of gout. It is pretty unfortunate, because it hurts more than anything I have ever been through before, and it makes so many simple tasks extremely difficult. It is no way to live, and I think that I am going to try to change my diet to get rid of the problem. I want to know is milk, yogurt and cheese good or bad for gout? I have heard some conflicting information on the subject.

I was talking with one of my friends about it, and he said that it was probably bad for gout, because dairy products have been known to increase inflammation. However, I guess while that might be generally true, it is not the case for gout. That is because it increases the excretion of uric acid, which is the culprit behind gout. I am excited to learn this, because I really like dairy products, and it should not be that difficult for me to increase my consumption of them in order to help with the battle against gout.

But that is not the only change I want to make. I also want to identify foods that help to contribute to gout and eliminate them from my diet. I really do not know which foods cause gout. However, I really hope that it won’t be any foods that I really like. Though, considering I have gout, I would guess that there is something I eat fairly frequently which is bad for you and is known to cause gout. I am going to figure out what it is though, because I do not want to have this gout problem get even worse on me. I am fear of the debilitation that it can cause people.

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