Christmas Jewels Recipe
1/3 cup shortening
1/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup molasses
1 1/2 cup flour
1/2 tsp soda
1/4 tsp salt
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp mace
1 tsp nutmeg
1/4 tsp ginger
1/4 tsp allspice
2 1/2 cup mixed candied fruit
Heat oven to 325. Mix shortening, sugar, molasses & egg. Stir dry
ingredients; blend into shortening mixture. Stir in fruit. Drop by
teaspoonfuls about 1" apart on lightly greased baking sheet. Bake
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A few tips on healthy eating
If you enjoy eating, but want to get in shape and improve your overall vitality, then, as most people know, you need to start a thoughtfully prepared well-balanced meal plan. In a perfect world, this needs to contain 5 standard portions of grains, fruit and vegetables daily and embrace the right proportion of food types.
The argument against low carb diets
Its extremely popular, but it is truly safe for you?
Most of the negative side effects stated, such as tiredness, bowel disorders, or headaches seem to pass quickly, but critics contend that low carb diets are not without permanently harmful side effects.
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The brassicas, Healthy superfoods that aid Weight loss
(includes Kale, Lettuce, Mustard greens and Rutabaga)
Altthough not always popular with children, these vegetables are jam-packed with vitamins (including vitamin c and folate), minerals (selenium and potassium, for example), fibre, chlorophyll, antioxidents, isothiocyanates, and indole-3-carbinol.
Over and above their numerous other beneficial effects, the isothiocyanates in these are thought by experts to significantly lower the risk of getting cancer.
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