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Top 10 healthy foods to include in my diet.

Healthy Foods

Here are some of the top 10 healthy foods you can consider incorporating into your diet:

  1. Leafy green vegetables – Spinach, kale, Swiss chard, and other greens are packed with vitamins and minerals that your body needs.
  2. Berries – Blueberries, strawberries, raspberries, and other berries are loaded with antioxidants, fiber, and other important nutrients.
  3. Nuts and seeds – Almonds, walnuts, chia seeds, flaxseeds, and other nuts and seeds provide healthy fats, fiber, and protein.
  4. Whole grains – Quinoa, brown rice, oats, and other whole grains are rich in fiber and other important nutrients.
  5. Lean proteins – Chicken, fish, tofu, beans, and lentils are great sources of protein that are low in saturated fat.
  6. Low-fat dairy – Milk, yogurt, and cheese are good sources of calcium, vitamin D, and protein.
  7. Cruciferous vegetables – Broccoli, cauliflower, and Brussels sprouts are high in fiber, vitamins, and minerals.
  8. Fruits – Apples, bananas, oranges, and other fruits are rich in vitamins, minerals, and fiber.
  9. Healthy fats – Avocado, olive oil, and fatty fish like salmon are great sources of healthy fats.
  10. Legumes – Chickpeas, kidney beans, and black beans are excellent sources of fiber and protein.

Regenerate response

8 Simple Commonsense Cooking Tips

The Food Edmonton Chef

Do you get lumps in your white sauce? When making the white sauce (béchamel) or any sauce that requires slow cooking to thicken use an egg whisk and you can increase the temperature (not too much though) to speed the process up. and you won’t get any lumps in it.

Turn your open barbeque into a gourmet oven. Want to try a new barbeque recipe that requires a hood on the barbeque which you may not have? Try using a wok lid or any domed lid. This works very well indeed. Great for roasted meats when camping out.

Never buy frozen pastry again. Do you hate making short pastries? Use a kitchen whiz instead of the usual hand method. Use slightly less liquid than may be asked for in the recipe. Just run the whiz until all the pastry forms into a ball. If it won’t form into a ball you may need just a touch more liquid. The liquid depends on what recipe you use for your pastry.

Do your scones look more like rock cakes? Make your scones in a kitchen whiz. Many people just can’t make scones no matter what. Usually, the problem is too much handling. Using the whiz eliminates this problem.

Also, try and make your scones as though people or the family are sitting at the table waiting. In other words, the less time you take means less handling. The mixture should be quite moist, not dry after you add the milk.

Turn onto a well-floured board and top a few times with the tips of your fingers to draw the extra four in. This should only take you about 5-8 seconds. Gently pat into shape and cut into whatever shaped scones you want – round or square -whatever.

Scones seem to come out best when cooked in what is variously described as a rising oven. In other words, turn your oven on not too long before you start to mix your scones and when they are put in the oven it still has not quite reached the required temperature.

I learnt this way of making scones when I was used to crewing on a yacht when I was younger and the guys would want morning tea and see if they could cajole me into making some. Hence my reference to having a waiting audience. The oven was only a small benchtop gas oven and I would turn it on to its maximum temperature and then throw the flour butter and milk together. They were most impressed and I was most surprised at the result. I was not at all sure of my expertise in scone making as my mother could never make scones – hers were the ones that came out like bullets.

I did later convert my mother into making scones in the kitchen whiz when she was around 65 and she was amazed that she finally learnt to make a scone that was edible.

I might add that scones became a regular morning tea item

Are your curries chewy? Do you have trouble working out if a casserole or curry is cooked? When the oil (fat) rises the dish is cooked. All meat dish casseroles have some fat content and when this is released the meat is cooked.

Are you missing the magic ingredient? Have you ever cooked a curry or casserole and the flavour just needs a little something and you can’t quite work out exactly what is needed? Maybe it seems as though the flavours don’t quite go together. It is a small intangible ingredient that is lacking. Try a very small amount of sugar and you will be surprised how it seems to blend and mellow the flavours into a more harmonious combination. The flavours will cease to fight against each other.

Whoops, have you ever slipped with the salt pot when cooking? Have you ever added just a touch too much salt to a recipe? Never add sugar to correct this try a squeeze of lemon juice.

I hate washing roasting pans. Do you like to have roasted potatoes occasionally but hate washing up the pan afterwards? Here is a simple easy method and it uses less fat. Cut each potato with the skin on, in half so that you have the largest cut area. Add a little margarine and spread it on the cut side of the potato. Then sprinkle with salt and pepper if you want.

Place the buttered potatoes buttered side down on a sheet of aluminum foil wrap. Fold the foil and seal. Add to a preheated hot oven at 200 degrees centigrade and cook for approx. half an hour. When cooked unwrap and gently peel the foil off the potatoes and serve. Throw the foil in the garbage and voila – lovely crisp roasted potatoes and no mess.

Best Carrot Pie Recipe.


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1 hr 30 min · 222 cals · 8 servs

If you’re a pumpkin pie lover, I know you’re going to love this carrot pie, because it’s so sweet and perfectly spiced and it’ll melt in your mouth. Plus it’s so fun and it’s easy to make. My mother ‘Louise’ use to bake this all the time when I was a young boy and it was one of my favorites.



Pie Crust (pre-baked and cooled 9″)
1 ½ pounds Carrots
2 tablespoons Butter (softened)
½ cup Sugar
½ cup Brown Sugar (packed)
2 Large Eggs
1 ½ teaspoons Cinnamon
½ teaspoon Nutmeg
½ teaspoon Salt
¼ teaspoon Ginger
1 teaspoon Vanilla
¾ cup Half And Half Cream
1 tablespoon Flour


  1. Peel and chop carrots and place carrots in a large pot, cover with water, and bring to a boil.
    Reduce heat to medium and simmer until carrots are tender about 25 – 30 minutes.
  2. Puree the carrots and butter until smooth. You can do this in a food processor, blender, or by hand if you enjoy
    the workout. I’ve done it both ways. When your carrots are smooth, mix in the sugar, eggs, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt,
    ginger, vanilla, half & half cream, and flour until well combined.
    Now pour your mixture into prebaked & cooled 9″ pie crust. Bake at 350° for 50 – 60 minutes or the pie is set and a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
    Cool on a wire rack or cutting board. Refrigerate for 1-2 hours before serving. Top with whipped cream and enjoy!

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Official Tom Brady Burger.

Mr. Tom Brady

Who is Mr. Tom Brady.

Tom Brady is a former American football quarterback. He played 20 seasons in the National Football League (NFL), primarily with the New England Patriots. Brady is widely considered one of the greatest quarterbacks of all time and has won seven Super Bowl championships, the most of any player in NFL history.

Tom Brady has won four Super Bowl MVP awards, and three NFL MVP awards. He has also set numerous records, including the most touchdown passes and passing yards in NFL history. He is known for his competitiveness, leadership, and clutch performance in big games.

Tom Brady Burger.

I created the “Tom Brady Burger” to honor his career.

What makes this burger so special is it’s thick, juicy and very tasty because of the spices that are Incorporated in the recipe. Trust me you’ve never had a burger like this before. Once you take a bite of this burger you’ll want to make it more often for your family and friends.

The way I make this burger is I use tomato, lettuce, egg, onion and cheese. Adding bacon is a must in my opinion but! you can add or omit anything that you want.

What really counts is the additives in the meat, the spices and other special ingredients. Plus the process for putting together the ingredients are very important for a successful burger. You’ll really understand what I’m talking about once you construct this burger grill it,or fry it,then take your first bite… You’ll be Amazed! the flavors will burst in your mouth.

Here’s the recipe and instructions and a few pictures show casing the very tasty Tom Brady Burger… Enjoy!.

Tom Brady Burger
Tom Brady Burger Ingredients
Tom Brady Burgers Frying.

You’ll need the following ingredients:

1 1/2 lb Lean Ground beef
Salt and pepper to taste
1/2 Cup Oatmeal…Ground.
1 – Egg
2 – Stalks of chopped celery
1/2 tsp Garlic powder,NOT GARLIC SALT.
1/2 tsp onion powder,NOT GARLIC SALT.
Squirt of Worcestershire sauce
4 – Fried eggs
8 – Slices of fried bacon
4 to 6 Buns
Toppings of your choice (lettuce, tomato,Onions, cheese, pickles, ketchup,hotsauce, mustard, mayo)


In a large bowl mix the ground beef with salt, pepper, and the other seasonings.Now mix in the ground oatmeal and one egg.
Form the mixture into 4-6 equal-sized patties. Now you can fry the bacon strips, then the eggs and set them aside for later on.

Heat a grill or pan over medium-high heat.
Cook the burgers for 3-5 minutes on each side, or until they reach an internal temperature of 160°F.
Toast the buns on the grill or in the oven.
Assemble the burgers with the toppings of your choice. Enjoy!

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Yellowhead Casino’s Hidden Gem.

Malice is the hidden gem that I’m talking about today.

She works as a waitress in the snack bar and the restaurant.
She’s such a sweet young woman, very friendly and very helpful.
Not only does she give great service but she tries
to make time to chat a little with the customers.

Her husband Giovanni works there too he’s also a very nice fellow.
If for any reason you just don’t feel like cooking dinner, you should stop on by.
They make some very tasty barbecue ribs, and the fish and chips are excellent…
and Sunday is when they have the discount on the fish and chips…they are my favorite.

By the way just so you know in this picture you’ll see a large coleslaw because I ordered it. I’m a big coleslaw lover. lol It’s only $3.00 extra.

Fish and Chips at the Yellowhead Casino.

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Edmonton’s hardest working waitress.

Yes that’s me Don with Katya.

Edmonton’s hardest working waitress.

Katya Yahya:

I’ve been going to Century Casino restaurant for years now. And I just wanna say that I have never met a waitress that is so friendly and works so hard at her job than Katya. She always has a friendly greeting and a beautiful smile when I show up to have my breakfast. Most days I always cook myself a full breakfast at home but! you need to get out of the house once in a while, so that’s my main reason for coming to Century Casino and see Katya and have my breakfast there.

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The cooks do a pretty good job on the breakfast too and it’s very affordable. So if you don’t feel like cooking breakfast for yourself, go and
treat yourself to a good breakfast and a beautiful smile from Katya.