Paleo diets are one of the most popular health and lifestyle trends so far this century. Followers believe that modern diets are leaving us more lethargic and less well-nourished than our cavemen ancestors were. As a result, they aim to eat only foods which could have been enjoyed by paleolithic man -- which rules out dairy, grains (and therefore gluten), legumes, refined sugar and processed oils.
Those of you with a sweet-tooth will have spotted that this means cutting out traditional cakes and sweet treats.
It seems the days of kids asking for a plain old chocolate cake for their birthday celebrations are long gone. Today, it's all about themed parties and favourite cartoon or TV show characters, but the cost of ordering a themed cake can run into hundreds of dollars. Making cupcakes at home is cheap, easy and the cupcakes can be decorated to match the chosen theme without much effort or know-how. Cupcakes are easy to hand out to guests and even pop into party bags for them to take home.
As people struggle to fit in events into today's busy corporate culture, more and more events planners are turning to breakfast events. Here are some catering options, which are easy to eat, and low mess when wearing corporate attire:
While eggs are a common breakfast food, poached, fried and scrambled eggs all have the tendency to be a little messy. A baked eggs dish is compact and easy to eat, and the eggs can be baked with delicious toppings including bacon or avocado for an extra kick.
Reverse osmosis refers to a process by which water is passed through a thin membrane at high pressure so that any dissolved inorganic substances (such as salt) are removed. This process is used to desalinate saltwater so that it can be used for drinking and other domestic or industrial purposes. This article discusses some features of these desalination systems that help to prolong their lifespan.
A pre-filter is placed on the line that supplies cold water to the reverse osmosis system.
If you're running a daycare, there is a constant pressure to keep costs down. One of the most controllable of the variable costs is the daycare catering cost. Here are some ideas that can help you keep costs down.
Using the slow cooker is a great way to save money, especially when you opt to use cheaper cuts of meat and dried legumes such as chickpeas. Slow cookers can be set up at the start of the day for the lunch meal and can create a cheap and nutritious meal.