Celebrating Mardi Gras at home, in New Orleans or at a party; no Mardi Gras celebration would be complete without the rich flavors of Louisiana and these recipes are no different. Choose from an easy slow cooker recipe for Red Beans and rice to a deliciously decadent Carnival Crab Meat Dip. Each of these recipes features some of the most well know foods of Louisiana from Crab and Shrimp, Beans and Rice and even the French make an appearance in a Mimosa recipe. Each one of them is straight from the some of my favorite Louisianans' kitchen.
If you can't already run 4km without stopping I wouldn't enter a half marathon to start with. If you can, and you have at least 3 months till the race day then it should be an easy task assuming you don't get any injuries during training. Avoiding injuries is always the number one priority.
Many new mothers find the gifts of meals have run out by the end of the first week. They are not in a routine yet so organizing the shopping, the cooking and the cleaning up are a bit of a chore. The helpful grandparent could drop by with a casserole or some Spaghetti slow cooker bolognese the kitchn and give the new parents a treat. They probably wouldn't have time to bake a cake, or to make a nice dessert, so a sweet treat would be nice, too.
Plan slow cooker bolognese to eat three to four times a day. Remember that research has shown that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Breakfast can be anything like a banana, a piece of toast or a few spoonfuls of cereal. It really only needs to take five minutes, something is better than nothing.
When cooking in a crock-pot, the most delicious taste comes from the addition of spices and whole herbs. If the spices and herbs are ground and then added, they tend to lose their taste rapidly in the course of the increased preparation time, whereas whole spices keep their taste throughout the full preparation time since they discharge their flavor very slowly.
Add pork and beef and cook for about 2-3 minutes and season with salt and pepper and add the beef stock and cook for 2 minutes. Add the wine and marinara bring to a quick boil and then lower the heat. Reduce to a simmer spagetti bolognaise for minutes.
You can make healthier, lower fat, lower calorie versions of these old favourites -- even chips. For example, if you ate a portion of deep-fried fish and chips from a takeaway restaurant it could be around 890 kcal and 53g of fat. But if you cooked oven-baked fish and chips at home you could save 460 kcal and 45g fat!
As you see, even after the diet you can still dine in an Italian eatery. It is important, thought, to read the menu carefully. For example, if you opt for pasta with marinara or some basic meat sauce spaghetti bolognese cream add a salad of greens and vegetables, you can have a delicious, healthy, and very much Italian meal. Remember to go easy on cheese as even in Italy cheese is used as a garnish rather than as the focus of a dish.