Health Benefits of Coconut Water

Coconut water is the clear liquid contained inside green, immature coconuts which when harvested, holes are bored into them so as to access the water inside.

This water is tasty, sweet and refreshing with a nutty taste. It also has several health benefits. It can be taken fresh directly from inside the coconut with a straw after being cut open with something like a machete. This is usually done in tropical countries by street vendors while the customer is present. It can also be extracted into containers like cups and packaged in bottles or any other form of packaging. You can read more about it here.

An average green coconut produces or gives about 0.5 – 1 cup of water. It contains 95% water, 4% carbohydrates and the last 1% includes protein and fat. It also contains small amounts of vitamins and minerals and provides 19 calories in every 100 milliliters. Continue reading “Health Benefits of Coconut Water”

4 Ways to Prepare Healthier Summer Barbecues

Barbecues are a summer tradition for many people. They are a great way to gather family and friends, enjoy the fresh air and warm weather, and of course, eat something delicious. However, it is important to get a good small gas grill to make your food and you should look at small grill reviews before you purchase one to ensure you don’t purchase a bad gas grill.

You can roast all kinds of meat on the grill, chicken, beef, but it is important to know which part of the meat is the healthiest during grilling. Unfortunately, many of the traditional barbecue treats contain very much salt, fat, carbohydrates. Continue reading “4 Ways to Prepare Healthier Summer Barbecues”

Vegan Gummy Bears as Picnic Food

Here is summer once again, and you find yourself planning for picnics. Read more about picnics in this site. If you and your significant other are both vegans, a relaxing talk under a shady tree and a picnic basket full of your delicious vegan treats can make your memories fun and memorable.

If you are on the road for work or just got back from a long weekend, you can always do spontaneous picnics with your loved ones. You can stop the car at a safe place, bask in the summer sun, and eat your favorite vegan treats. Here are some ideas on how you can make your picnic spontaneous for you and your partner.

Who says that you can’t stop for a quick vegan sandwich bite while on the road? You can park your motorcycle or car on the roadside and have a good lunch or snack. Prepare a meal beforehand and go for salads that are not only tasty; they are made from 100% vegan ingredients. Continue reading “Vegan Gummy Bears as Picnic Food”

What Foods Are Best for Your Health (and Your Teeth)?

The way that you eat becomes very habitual during your life. Sometimes you are more conscious of the things that you put in your mouth, and other times you don’t pay any attention to it all. There are pros and cons of focusing on your nutrition and eating habits, and there are lots of consequences and tangents to your decisions as well. For example, often, if you eat what’s best for you, it will also be the healthiest for your teeth.

Concerning foods and your teeth, what type of information do you need to make the best decisions possible? First of all, you have to find a good dentist. Find an oral hygienist that you trust, stick with their advice. Second, research reputable people and websites if you’re looking for information about good food and dental hygiene.  Continue reading “What Foods Are Best for Your Health (and Your Teeth)?”

Is It Safe and Legal To Eat CBD-infused food and beverages?

CBD, it’s all the rage for maintaining or improving health so you need to get the scoop.

CBD? What’s that?

Cannabidiol (CBD) occurs naturally in cannabis and hemp plants. It can be smoked or extracted to make an oil or put into body care products.

It’s one of the many cannabinoids in hemp and cannabis and is second in quantity to THC tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). Now, hemp and cannabis contains both THC and CBD, however while THC gives the “high”, CBD does not affect a person’s mind when they use it. CBD though, research suggests, has health benefits. Continue reading “Is It Safe and Legal To Eat CBD-infused food and beverages?”

How To Choose A Steak Knife

Who doesn’t love a juicy steak? And it’s way more enjoyable when you use the right knife, so steak knives are must haves in your kitchen. Steak knives are also the go to knives for that meal with chicken leg quarters, cornish hens, ham steaks, and the like.

Now, if you don’t want you or your guests experiencing the exasperation and embarrassment of the meat flying off the plate. then there’s wisdom in investing in superior quality steak knives. Continue reading “How To Choose A Steak Knife”

Restaurant Décor in The Instagram Era

“New York restaurants now have a new thing – they don’t sell their food, they sell their atmosphere.” Andy Warhol

We all know Andy Warhol was a precursor of our times, and the quote above rings ever truer in today’s competitive hospitality and restaurant market, where a dull and boring setting is no longer acceptable if you hope to lure customers to your premise. The time where decorating a restaurant meant just setting a few tables a plant here and there and the odd framed picture on the wall are long gone. Continue reading “Restaurant Décor in The Instagram Era”

Selecting the Right Generator for Your Food Truck

Thinking of starting a food truck business? There are plenty of things you must think of before starting one. A crucial point to consider is how to provide the power needed to run a food truck business.

How much power you will need depends on what business you will be running. Some businesses need more power than others. The more appliances you need to run, the more power you will need.

As the truck itself won’t be able to produce that much energy, you must find a portable power solution. A portable generator can do the trick for you. However, there are things you must think of before getting one.

To select the right one, first, consider the following factors. Continue reading “Selecting the Right Generator for Your Food Truck”

3 Tips For Opening Your Own Food Truck

If you have a passion for cooking but don’t want the hassle of opening your own restaurant, starting off with a food truck could be a great option for you. But while some things might be easier with a food truck than with a restaurant, getting a food truck going can still be quite a feat.

So to help ensure that you’re able to see this dream of yours come true, here are three tips for opening your own food truck.  Continue reading “3 Tips For Opening Your Own Food Truck”

A Step by Step Guide to Restaurant Branding

Branding is you’re your unique way of telling people what your business is about. Regardless of how small the action is it affects your business. So, with that being said you want to pay attention to all the minute details that help to form apart of the voice of your business.

Let your voice be heard but ensure that it is sending the message you wish to be shared. General branding speaks to creating a logo that speaks for your brand, being consistent with your color schemes and patterns. Market consistently so it is easy for customers to associate with your brand and you can, however, when focusing on a particular industry you want to ensure that branding takes into consideration your target market. Continue reading “A Step by Step Guide to Restaurant Branding”