Best Foods for Diets
By: Parker Stringer/Opinion Editor
One of the many problems that I have noticed in a high school environment is the obsession that everyone wants to start dieting. Although I don’t necessarily agree with the concept of dieting I do believe in a healthy diet consisting of nuts, berries, oats, fish, protein, and grains. Balancing these is a key in maintaining a healthy lifestyle and these next few foods with help burn calories and help you maintain a perfect healthy body.
Everyone has heard eggs are great for you but, do you know what eggs do for your body? Health/fitness website authoritynutrition.com made an article about what eggs do for your body including the many vitamins that eggs include like “Vitamin A, Folate, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B2, Phosphorus, Selenium” . Vitamins like these will help with vision, cognitive functions, and migrans. Eggs also can help you lose weight. Eggs have a high source of protein which can help gain muscle.
Fish in general can be very beneficial to your body but, salmon is one the best fishes for you to eat and gain a healthy body. An article by the BBC about salmon said “Fish and shellfish are nutrient dense and salmon is no exception. It is an excellent source of high-quality protein, vitamins and minerals (including potassium, selenium and vitamin B12)”. These like eggs can make you feel better than you are right now if you add this to your diet.
You know when you order some Chipotle and it has enormous calories? Well, if you put some Guacamole on there you could get major health benefits from the avocados. Avocados, you probably heard are really good for you. Avocados contain high sources of “fiber, potassium and vitamin C” according to Authority nutrition.com. Making guacamole would only help you due to the added peppers, tomatoes, and onions.
These three foods should help you diet with them contains vitamins and protein this will help reduce body fat and gain muscle mass. Everyone should know that the main part of dieting to balancing everything. Never over eat and never under eat doing these could throw off your diet and mess with any progress that you have made.
By: Ari Cable
Best lemonades ever!
In the spirit of spring coming soon, I thought what are things that people really link during the spring time? Let’s be real, a good glass of lemonade to enjoy while sitting in the nice weather. The big star to make the lemonade is the sweet but tangy lemons. The first uses of the lemons were actually in the Mediterranean. They really just used it as decoration but i mean who doesn’t. They then started using it to make wine and now we use it to make lemonade. Lets jump right into the best lemonade recipes!
·Lemonade can be made 2 days ahead and chilled, covered.
Good old classic lemonade
Valentine's Day Recipes
By Jenna Kresser/Entertainment Editor
Do you want to impress that special someone this Valentine’s Day? Great news, these recipes are sure to win over the heart of that lucky person. While the way to everyone's heart is with food (obviously), you can’t go wrong with whipping up these delicious meals. Forget store bought appetizers, desserts and, call in pizza, make these meals from the heart. Here is an appetizer, a main dish, and a dessert that are easy to make but packed with flavor.
Fruit Salsa with Cinnamon Sugar Chips
-2 kiwis (peeled and diced) -2 apples (peeled, cored, and diced)
-8 ounces of raspberries -1lb. Strawberries -2tbsp. White sugar -1tbsp. Brown sugar -3tbsp any fruit preserves -10 (10 inch) flour tortillas -Butter flavored cooking spray -2 tbsp. Cinnamon sugar
Creamy Pesto Shrimp-this perfect pasta packs delicious flavor
-1 lb. Linguine pasta -½ cup of butter -2 cups of heavy cream
-½ tsp ground black pepper -1 cup grated parmesan -⅓ cup of pesto -1 lb. large shrimp (peeled and deveined)
Red Velvet Cupcakes-these classic cupcakes are sure to cure your sweet tooth
-½ cup of butter -1 ½ cup of granulated sugar -2 eggs
-1 cup of Buttermilk -1 fl oz of red food coloring -1 tsp. Vanilla extract -1 ½ tsp. Baking soda -1 tbsp. Distilled white vinegar -2 cups. AP flour
-⅓ cup unsweetened cocoa powder -1 tsp. Salt
Good Food = Good Life
Cooking an omelette at home or dining at a swag restaurant on a special occasion-food makes life sweet (and sometimes sour, or spicy, or tangy, or maybe even tart)