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Cooking Tips to Cut Calories and Lose Weight

Are you someone looking to lose weight this year? Then you might need to change how you cook. Many people make all the ingredient adjustments they can, but even broccoli and kale will be bad for you if you deep fry them!

Instead, we want to help you come up with some basic ideas on how you can make cooking a bit easier and healthier. Not sure where to start? Then let’s take a look at some of the best ways you can make your cooking a bit healthier and reduce calories.

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How To Keep Bananas From Turning Brown: 3 Easy Methods Will Make You Surprised

Have you ever had to end up throwing a bunch of overripe bananas in the trash bin? And wondered how to keep bananas from turning brown?

Bananas are one of my family’s favorite fruit. Bananas contain lots of health benefits. Bananas are rich in potassium and fiber, vitamin C and B6 , they can lower the blood pressure and support heart health.

So I always encourage my little kids to eat as much as possible, and I often get a ton of bananas when I come to market.

However, bananas ripen and turn brown rapidly. I have had to throw overripe bananas several times. Throwing brown bananas is such a waste. So I tried to find the way that I can keep the peel’s yellow color appearance longer.

Finally, I found that the main culprit in the banana-browning process is ethylene gas, which is mostly released through the stems, and I came across the methods that let us be able to keep the yellow color of the bananas longer. They are simple, easy to make and the great thing is that you can use the materials you have at home. Do you want to find them out?

Let’s go with me to find out three exciting ways how to keep bananas from turning brown even they’re peeled or unpeeled.

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How To Make Quick And Easy Creamy Pumpkin Soup With Garlic Bread Toasts

Are you looking for a quick, easy but delicious recipe for your appetizer? I guess you will love this creamy pumpkin soup recipe.

Creamy pumpkin soup coming together in garlic bread toasts will be an awesome idea for your party dinners as an elegant appetizer, even it will be a great recommendation for your healthy breakfast. The creamy, velvety smooth pumpkin soup with crispy and buttery garlic bread toasts will make your husband and your kids never resist the temptation of them.

Are you ready to find out the quick, easy but delicious recipe of creamy pumpkin soup and garlic bread toasts? 

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Easy Taiwanese Pineapple Cake Recipe


Taiwanese pineapple cake is a traditional sweet pastry in Taiwan, and it was often made in Lunar New Year. In Taiwanese Hokkien, "pineapple" (王梨; ông-lâi) sounds similar to a phrase meaning “to come forth, prosperous and thriving.”

Nowadays, the pineapple cake becomes very popular, and it is sold throughout the year. It also becomes one of the must-buy food souvenirs of every tourist who visits Taipei.

The pineapple cake has the soft and buttery crust, melt-in-the-mouth and the fruity sweet and sour jam filling. And its taste is absolutely delicious. It is not too difficult to make Pineapple cake at home, and it’s well worth the effort.

The following recipe will give you a good idea for your own Taiwanese Pineapple Cake. Let’s find it out!

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