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Skipping breakfast Starting the day right is key to revving up your metabolism and keeping you energized throughout the morning. Turns out waking up and not putting any fuel in your engine is one of the most damaging and common mistakes. A nutrient rich breakfast will also prevent you from reaching for unhealthier alternatives when your stomach starts to rumble.

Yo-yo dieting Experts warns that slashing your calories and yo-yo dieting can impact your metabolism, as well as your health, long term, g that weight loss and body maintenance is better addressed by introducing changes that focus on food choice as well as eating habits and behaviors. It’s not just cutting out breakfast that’s a problem your overall food intake has an impact too.

Not drinking enough water Experts says that drinking two liters of water a day will work wonders for your metabolism. If you struggle to consume enough, try marking times on your water bottle for a little extra encouragement and guidance. This will not only keep your metabolism on track but will help to clear your skin too.

Choosing the wrong hot drinks Drinking too many caffeinated drinks can become unhealthy, especially if you’re opting for caramel lattes or other hot drinks high in sugar. Drinking green tea was good for your health aside from being filled with antioxidants it also contains an active ingredient, catechin, which has been found to speed up metabolism.

Sleeping badly Many experts believe that a lack of sleep leaves us prone to gaining weight, and whilst it’s not as simple as sleeping all day being a fast track to skipping a dress size, there does seem to be a correlation between a solid slumber and a healthy metabolism.

Sitting down all day

Office jobs don’t give you much of a choice, we know, but a British study found that standing up at work could help to boost your metabolic rate, meaning you can burn up to 50 calories an hour more than sitting.

Getting stuck in a rut when you do work out Whether you’re a cardio fanatic or a yoga queen, doing the same exercise week in week out means your body gets used to the activity and can result in fewer calories being burned. Experts recommend high intensity interval training or HIIT as a great way to mix things up and get you burning calories at a rapid rate. ‘HIIT is thought to be one of the most effective methods of improving fitness, building muscle and burning fat, and the more muscle you have, the higher your resting metabolic rate tends to be.

WHOLE TURKEY ¾ cup of Olive oil 3 tablespoon of garlic 2 tablespoon of chopped rosemary 1 tablespoon of chopped basil 1 tablespoon of Italian seasoning 1 teaspoon of black pepper Salt for seasoning

PROCEDURE:

A very delicious turkey recipe you can serve on thanks giving. Hope you enjoy this very easy recipe. Combine the olive oil, garlic, rosemary, basil, Italian seasoning, black pepper and salt. Set aside. Wash the turkey, inside and out, pat dry. Remove any large fat deposits. Loosen the skin from the breast. This is done by slowly working your fingers between the breast and the skin. Work it loose to the end of the drumstick being careful not to tear the skin. Using your hand, spread a generous amount of the rosemary mixture under the breast skin and down the thigh and leg. Rub the remainder of the rosemary mixture over the outside of the breast. Use toothpicks to seal skin over any exposed breast meat. Place the turkey on a rack in a roasting pan. Add about 1/4 inch of water to the bottom of the pan. Roast according to the number of pounds your turkey weighs. This is usually 20 minutes per pound in a 325 degrees F (175 degrees C) oven. A meat thermometer inserted in the thigh should read 180 degrees F (82 degrees C) and the juices should run clear when pierced with a fork.

A very easy recipe you can serve to your children and also good source of protein, vitamin A, B group vitamins, calcium. Hope you enjoy this recipe!

12 ounce of macaroni 1 egg 2 cups of milk 2 tbsp of melted butter salt and pepper cheddar cheese

Here are the procedures Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease a 2-quart baking dish. In a large pot of salted water, lightly boil the macaroni for about 5 minutes until half-cooked. Whisk the egg and milk together in a large cup. Add butter and cheese to the egg and milk. Stir well. Place the lightly cooked macaroni in the prepared baking dish. Pour the egg and cheese liquid over the macaroni, sprinkle with salt and pepper, and stir well. Press the mixture evenly around the baking dish. Bake uncovered, for 30 to 40 minutes, or until the top is brown.

A cake that can be served on a special occasion, it was best served with a cup of tea. A soft cake made with coconut milk and shredded coconut, coated with cream cheese frosting and toasted coconut.

Ingredients

20 tablespoons of unsalted butter. 2½ cups all-purpose flour 2 cups granulated sugar 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1 teaspoon baking powder ½ teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 5 large eggs 1 cup coconut milk ½ cup sweetened shredded coconut

PROCEDURE

Butter and flour two 8-inch cake pans; set aside. Preheat the oven to 350F.Add the butter and sugar to a stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment and beat on medium to medium-high speed until pale in color and light and fluffy, 3 to 5 minutes. Meanwhile, whisk together the dry ingredients in a separate bowl. Add the vanilla extract to the butter mixture, and add the eggs one at a time, waiting until fully incorporated before adding the next egg. Add and mix the dry ingredients and coconut milk to the butter mixture, alternating, beginning and ending with the dry ingredients. Fold in the shredded coconut with a rubber spatula. Divide the batter between the two prepared pans. Bake in the oven until a cake tester or toothpick inserted in the middle of the cake comes out clean, 35 to 45 minutes. Cool in the pans for a few minutes before turning onto a baking rack to cool completely. Add the remaining coconut to a large nonstick skillet over medium heat and cook, stirring occasionally, until brown and toasted, about 5 minutes to let it cool. Add the cream cheese and butter to a stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment and beat on high speed until evenly combined. Add the salt, and, in batches, add the powdered sugar and mix until incorporated. Once all of the sugar has been added, beat on high speed for another minute or so to make sure the frosting is perfectly smooth. Trim the domes of the cakes with a serrated knife to make them level. Place one cake layer on a cake plate and spread about 1 cup of the frosting on top. Top with the

A Filipino specialty dish, you can cook and serve on dinner or special occasions. It was best served with rice and it a very delicious dish hope you enjoy the recipe.

Ingredients:

500g pork, cut into 2-inch chunks (preferably with a small fat) 2 tbsp. oil 3-4 cloves garlic (chopped) Onion (chopped) 2 pcs. laurel leaf 1 tbsp. whole peppercorn 1/3 cup soy sauce ½ cup vinegar 1 cup water

Saute in a pan the garlic and the onion until you smell the good smell of the onion and garlic avoid over cooking it. Put the pork in the pan and mix it with the garlic and onion, and season it with salt and pepper. Cook it until the pork was a little brown. Add the 1 cup of water and the 1/3 cup soy sauce and let it simmer for 20 minutes or until the meat is cooked or soft. Add the laurel leaf and let it simmer again for 5 minutes and finally add the vinegar.

 

Delicious cordon bleu recipe you can serve on occasion and holidays.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4 skinless, boneless chicken breast  halves ¼ teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper 6 slices swiss cheese 4 slices cooked ham ½ cup seasoned bread crumbs  

 

 

 

 

 

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees coat the baking dish with nonstick spray. Pound chicken breast to ¼ inch thickness and sprinkle it’s both side with salt and pepper. Place one slice of ham and cheese on top of the chicken breast. Roll up the chicken like a sushi roll and secure it with a toothpick. Roll the chicken in to the bread crumbs evenly. Bake it for 30-35 minutes until the chicken is cooked.

Make your own pizza and enjoy it unlimited at home. Share it with your family and friends so that they will enjoy too.

INGREDIENTS ENOUGH FOR 10-12 INCHES OF PIZZA

1 ½ cups of warm water 2 ¼ teaspoon of active yeast 3 ½ cups of bread flour 2 tbsp of olive oil 2 teaspoons of salt 1 teaspoon of sugar Olive oil Corn Meal Mozzarella Parmesan Feta chese Mushroom Bell peppers Italian sausage Choped Fresh basil pesto Peperoni Onions hams

Place warm water in the large bowl, sprinkle the yeast and wait for 5mins. Mix the flour, salt, sugar, and olive oil using highspeed mixer. Knead the pizza dough on low to medium speed until the dough is smooth and elastic. If you have no mixer try to mix it with hand. Spread a thin layer of olive oil in a large bowl place the dough and turn it to cover the dough with oil. Cover it with plastic then let it sit for 1 ½ hour until it double its size. Pre heat the oven up to 450 degrees for an hour. Divide the dough into half and make to round balls and let it sit for 10 minutes. Prepare the toppings while pre heating the oven. Flat the dough ball and stretch it round. Let the dough relax for 5 minutes and stretch it for 10-12 inches. Brush the dough with olive oil and make some dents to prevent bubbling. Sprinkle some corn meal on your flat baking sheet. Spread the tomato sauce, sprinkle the cheese and place your desired toppings note that to avoid overloading your pizza cause this will lessen the crunchiness of the pizza. And lastly bake the pizza for 10-15 minutes wait till the crust is brown.