Friday, December 28, 2007

Simple Tips And Tools To Lose Those Holiday Pounds

Holidays are notorious for being a time of indulgence. All those delicious cakes, appetizers, and libations can make your clothing just a little too tight. Not to worry, My Secret Pantry can make taking off those extra pounds fun and delicious.

Here’s how: Rather than grab that frozen pastry for a quick breakfast, why not grab your favorite smoothie ingredients? Smoothies and freshly made juice are a great way to start your day on a healthy note or to slip a healthy snack in. VitaMix Blenders make whipping up a nutritious juice or smoothie quick and easy.

Dieting doesn’t have to be dull or tasteless. Spices, sauces, and seasonings available at My Secret Pantry! They add zing to salad dressings, fish and poultry, and make every meal tasty and special.

A countertop garden makes eating a salad both easy and satisfying. The AeroGarden grows tomatoes, lettuce, strawberries, and a wide variety of vegetables easily and quickly. Now you can have a fresh, delicious salad with every meal and watch those extra pounds fade away.

One of the keys to losing weight is to make sure you’re getting the water you need to help your body all the way down to the cellular level. Adding a cup or two of green tea into your daily diet will not only help you get the fluids you need, the ingredients in tea offer substantial health benefits. It’s good for you!

There’s nothing better for a weight loss routine than eating at home where you know exactly what is going into your food. The huge variety of cook’s tools available at My Secret Pantry will help you bring out your inner chef and makes eating at home fun and nutritious.

Take a look at the Nu-Wave Pro Infrared Oven, you can literally cook a five course meal in half the time and it’s all nutritious and delicious.

Saturday, December 15, 2007

Grab 2008 By The Horns And Get Healthy With My Secret Pantry!

Whether your resolution is to have more family and friends over or to get healthier, My Secret Pantry has everything you need. We’re talking serious fun, delicious goodies, and yes, even tools to make getting and staying healthy easy and fun.

A common New Years Resolution is to get and stay healthier. Think how much easier it would be to get and stay healthy if you had a tool that could whip up a nutritious smoothie or glass of fresh juice with the flip of a button. The VitaMix Blender, can split the time of any recipe in half with its high-powered motor, varied speeds, and easy clean up.

Sometimes eating healthy just gets boring. Really, how many plain chicken breasts can you eat before you’re just tired and that giant hamburger looks like the best thing on the planet? Instead of letting that chicken breast get boring, spice it up! My Secret Pantry offers an abundance of seasonings and spices that will bring your healthy foods to life. Whether you like it fiery, tangy, sweet, or savory there is a spice for you. And not just spices, we have sauces too.

During the winter, fresh veggies tend to end up on your plate in fewer quantities. Rather than let the weather affect your diet, grow a salad on your kitchen counter with the AeroGarden. Seriously, you can grow lettuce varieties, tomatoes, green beans, spinach, peppers, eggplant and so much more.

Struggling to make sure you stick to your New Year’s Resolutions isn’t any fun and it won’t help you stick to them. Take advantage of all the tools and resources available at My Secret Pantry to make your New Year everything you want it to be.

Friday, December 07, 2007

Vita Mix Blenders Take The Cake

Think blenders are just for making smoothies? Think again. There’s a reason the Vita Mix Professional Series Blender is the preferred brand of The Culinary Institute of America®. There’s a reason they use it in their 41 teaching kitchens and bakeshops.

Why you ask?

From A-Z it will make any recipe simple and delicious. Here’s just a small portion of what you can create with your Vita Mix Professional Blender.

Apple Butter
Brie, Roquefort and Toasted Walnut Fondue
Crab Cakes
Dirt and Worms (Chocolate pudding with crushed chocolate cookies and gummy worms)
Lemon Chive Béchamel Sauce
Mango Salsa
Nut Butter, Peanut, Cashew, or Almond
Onion Soup
Whole Wheat Banana Nut Quick Bread
X-Treme Chocolate Peppermint Shake Yogurt
Zucchini with Herbs De Province Sauce

What makes this blender so diverse and capable? The Vita-Mix blade speed offers variable speed adjustments from very slow up to a full 37,000 RPM's, which means recipes that require a delicate touch are just as easy as those that you want to whip into a frenzy. Their patented accelerator tool makes it easy to process thick, dense ingredients that would bring other blenders to a smoking, screeching halt. No other blender is capable of recipes ranging from banana nut bread to Béchamel sauce – and everything in between. To top it all off, this blender practically cleans itself. Simply place a few drops of dish soap and hot water in your blender, turn it on and watch it clean itself – really.

Vita Mix is also dedicated to the continued development of the culinary field. Every purchase of a Vita-Mix® CIA™ Professional Series machine benefits The Culinary Institute of America® Scholarship Fund and directly benefits aspiring chefs.

If you’re looking for the perfect blender, one that comes with a 7-year guarantee, one that can handle any recipe from A-Z, and you like to give a little back to aspiring chefs, Vita Mix is your solution find it at My Secret Pantry.