Chicken Cordon Bleu

Chicken Cordon Bleu

Ingredients * 1/4  cup  fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth * 5  teaspoons  butter, melted * 1  large garlic clove, minced * 1/2  cup  dry breadcrumbs * 1  tablespoon  grated fresh Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese * 1  teaspoon  paprika * 4  (6-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves * 1/4  teaspoon  salt * 1/4  teaspoon  dried oregano * 1/4  teaspoon  […]

Pregnancy Dos and Don’ts

Pregnancy Dos and Don’ts

Some pregnancy guidebooks read like one very long and sometimes confusing list of dos and don’ts. To help you make sense of it all Beauty and Hygiene Can I get a manicure during pregnancy? Manicures are fine, but bring your own instruments (nail file, cuticle clipper, etc.) from home to reduce infection risk. Steer clear […]

cheesecake with strawberries

cheesecake with strawberries

A low-fat cheescake with a tangy strawberry kick Ingredients * 200g reduced-fat digestive biscuits , broken into pieces * 100g margarine , high in polyunsaturated fats, melted * 500g tub ricotta cheese * grated zest of 2 large lemons and 3 tbsp juice * 50g fruit sugar * 3 large egg yolks * 2 tbsp […]

Breastfed Babies Need Extra Vitamin D

Breastfed Babies Need Extra Vitamin D

Because of vitamin D deficiences in the diet of breastfeeding mothers, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is doubling the amount of vitamin D it recommends for infants from 200 IU per day to 400 IU per day beginning in the first two months of life. And the recommendation also extends to all other babies, […]

Salmon fillets with asian dressing

Salmon fillets with asian dressing

Ingredients * 4 skinless Atlantic salmon fillets * 300g broccoli, cut into florets * 2 tsps vegetable oil * 1 red capsicum, thinly sliced * 1 bunch bok choy, leaves separated * Asian dressing: * 2 tblsps mirin * 1 tblsp soy sauce * 1 tblsp lime juice * 1 clove garlic, crushed * 1 […]

Human fetus  in the second trimester

Human fetus in the second trimester

This human fetus is in the second trimester of development, a time when fetal weight gain begins to accelerate. Pregnant women should increase caloric intake by approximately 300 calories per day to account for rapid fetal growth. Calcium and iron… source

Ginger Chicken Pizza

Ginger Chicken Pizza

Ingredients * 2  tablespoons  minced or pressed garlic * 2  tablespoons  minced fresh ginger * 1 1/2  cups  finely chopped green onions (including tops) * 1  teaspoon  olive oil * 2  tablespoons  reduced-sodium soy sauce * 2  cups  shredded boned, skinned cooked chicken * 3  firm-ripe Roma tomatoes (about 9 oz. total) * 1  baked […]

Pregnancy Does Not Affect Mother’s Cognitive Function

Pregnancy Does Not Affect Mother’s Cognitive Function

Pregnancy and motherhood may make us all go a little gooey, but it’s not turning mums’ brains into mush according to mental health researchers at The Australian National University. The study – conducted by the Centre for Mental Health Research (CMHR) at ANU – suggests that despite fears mothers may have that pregnancy affects their […]

Cheesecake Cloud with Berries

Cheesecake Cloud with Berries

Ingredients * 2/3  cup  graham cracker crumbs * 1 1/2  tablespoons  melted butter or margarine * 3  large eggs, separated * 1  large egg white * 1/4  teaspoon  cream of tartar * 1 1/4  cups  sugar * 2  tablespoons  cornstarch * 4  cups  nonfat yogurt cheese * 1 1/2  teaspoons  grated lemon peel * 2  […]

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