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  • Top 10 common foods to satisfy us after workout

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    They’re often founding lurking in the back of the cupboard as an emergency meal for when the fridge is empty.

    But some of the most common items most people have stored away have surprising health benefits after a work out.

    While no-one can argue against fresh fruit and veg, lean meats and protein-rich chicken, these ingredients are not always to hand following a post-work gym session.
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  • Тор 10 Asian streetfood delights recipes

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    Try to follow these recipes and recreate Asian street treats at home. If you succeed, you’ll never forget the taste of delight.

    1. Chinese Jiaozi (filled dumplings)

    MAKES 18 PREPARATION: 20 MINUTES COOKING: 15 MINUTES

    Jiaozi are the little ravioli-type dumplings usually filled with minced pork, garlic, spring onions and salt in tiny ‘parcels’ of pastry made of flour and water – boiled in broth. They are surely delicious.
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  • Top 10 tasty and low-cost recipes of Latin American streetfood

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    1. Argentinian Sandwiche de Milanesa (breaded steak sandwich)

    MAKES 4   PREPARATION: 5 MINUTES   COOKING: 10 MINUTES

    The milanesa (steak) is put between two pieces of bread and that is the sandwiche de milanesa. It is favorite in Argentina. The same food is also eaten in Uruguay but with the name milanesa al pan.
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  • 12 lovely mashed potatoes recipes

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    Boiled and mashed potatoes are one of the most filling foods in the world. Filling foods are helpful in preventing an early return of hunger pains. Potatoes are also a good source of potassium and some B vitamins.

    Basic mashed potatoes recipe

    “If you love good, old fashioned mashed potatoes this is the perfect recipe. Simple and delicious.”
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  • 7 Quick & Easy Healthy One Pot Meals

    10 Quick&Easy Healthy One-Pot Meals

    Brown Rice & Broccoli Cheddar Pie

    Last week, I had phone meetings, deadlines and trying to find time for breakfast was a bit much. Now, normally, I’m totally a breakfast kind of girl so skipping it is a bit usual. But when 12 noon arrived, and I had a break in my schedule, I was more than ready for some food. So I whipped up this pie/quiche kind of thing using leftover brown rice and broccoli
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  • Ten little known facts about garlic

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    1. Average person consumes around two pounds of garlic per year

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    Even with just two pounds, that means eating roughly 302 cloves per person per year, because each clove of garlic typically weighs about 3 grams.

    2. Most garlic is grown in China

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    Garlic is native to central Asia and has long popped up in European and African cooking. But it’s China that currently holds the record for most garlic grown in the world. According to scientists, in 2012 China grown a staggering two-thirds of the planet’s garlic, believed to be up to 50 billion pounds per year. India and South Korea are two other leaders in garlic production.
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  • 10 Healthy Chicken Slow Cooker Recipes

    10 Healthy Chicken Slow Cooker Recipes

    Slow Cooker Butternut Squash Soup

    This slow cooker butternut soup is rich, creamy, and full of delicious butternut flavor. It’s also naturally vegan and gluten-free.
    Simply throw some simple ingredients in the slow cooker (including my favorite “secret” ingredient — a tart granny smith apple), then once the slow cooker has done its thing, puree it to smooth perfection using an immersion blender.
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  • 10 ways to pep up plain boiled rice

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    Who doesn’t love rice? It’s so flexible and easy going, it is willing to hang out with any kind of food you throw at it. In different cultures people who cook tend to liven up simple rice by either using some liquid other than water (bouillon or broth, for example), or by stirring in some herbs, fruits, peas, nuts, or other flavor and color boosters. Below are some of easy made, fast and useful combinations.
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  • Top 10 low-cost recipes of tastiest African street food

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    From Accra to Bangkok and Mumbai to Mexico City, informal street trading is a way for many people to make a living. The FAO notes that ‘selling snacks and meals on the streets is an important way to obtain income.’

    Most vendors are people who would otherwise be unemployed. In some African countries over 80 per cent of those selling food on the street are women. This is a vital part of the economy, as women nearly always spend the cash on their families.
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