Is Avocado Fattening or Does It Help with Weight Loss?

Avocados are native to South-Central Mexico. The fruit is mostly used in salads or as a spread. It is also used to prepare dips, smoothies, or purees. Avocados are an excellent source of good fats. However, due to the higher fat content, weight watchers usually avoid them. So, is avocado fattening? Does avocado increase weight? There is…


MasterChef Australia Season 4 Winner Andy Allen’s Journey: Inspiration for Season 9 Contestants

Although only one MasterChef contestant wins the MasterChef title, the contestants have proved that being on MasterChef isn’t the end of their journey. It is, in fact, the beginning of their dreams, and perhaps, a completely new career path. One such contestant is the MasterChef Australia season 4 winner (2012) and chef, Andy Allen. He is an inspiration to MasterChef Australia…


Foodborne Illness Outbreaks of 2017: Latest Update on E. Coli, Listeria, Salmonella, and Norovirus

Every year, foodborne illnesses affect one in six Americans.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that there are 3,000 deaths annually due to foodborne illnesses. Foodborne illness, commonly known as food poisoning, occurs when one consumes food contaminated with viruses or bacterial toxins. Here, we give you the latest updates on the major foodborne illness…


Are Omelets Healthy? Nutrition Facts and Recipes

Eggs can be part of a good breakfast, a healthy snack, or a fulfilling dinner depending on the way you make them. There are many ways to prepare eggs; they can be boiled, fried, poached, scrambled, and much more. Omelets are made by beating eggs and cooking them with oil or butter in a frying…


8 Apple Cider Vinegar Substitutes for Better Health

The health goodness of apple cider vinegar is no secret to the world, and its uses include cooking and medicinal purposes. Now, raw apple cider vinegar is undistilled, and its murky appearance may seem unappetizing to some of us. Therefore, many people often look for apple cider vinegar substitutes. Before we dive into the article,…



MasterChef Australia Season 7 Winner: Know What Billie McKay Is Doing Now

MasterChef judge Matt Preston says 75% of MasterChef Australia contestants go on and change their lives. So, how has life changed for the MasterChef Australia season 7 winner Billie McKay? McKay rose to prominence after being a part of MasterChef. Her prize included $250,000, an Alfa Romeo Giulietta, and a monthly column in the Australian food magazine, Delicious. Now she is working at Blumenthal’s restaurant,…


How to Tell If A Pineapple is Ripe and Ready to Eat

Pineapple is native to South America. Spanish explorers introduced this tropical and drought-tolerant plant to Europe. Pineapple can be consumed raw, cooked, juiced, or preserved. Many people want to know as to how to tell if a pineapple is ripe because a ripe pineapple tastes more sweet and juicy. In this article, we will answer…


Is Starbucks Open on Easter 2017?

Is Starbucks open on Easter? Yes, most Starbucks locations are open on Easter. The famous coffeehouse will be open for business today at most of their locations. Starbucks Easter hours are from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. However, this might not be true for all the locations. You can either go to Starbucks website or…


What Restaurants Are Open on Easter Sunday 2017?

Are you planning to go out for dinner on Easter Sunday? For all of you who want to know what restaurants are open on Easter, here is a list of 10 restaurants where you can head to for your Easter 2017 meal. Although these restaurants are open on Easter Sunday, it is recommended to confirm…