Avocados: Blend them, mash them, bake them, or have them on toast. The nutrient-rich, heart-healthy green fruit has been a trendy food item among nutritionists, health bloggers, and home cooks for years. But, are you leaving the best of the avocado’s health benefits on the table if you forgo eating the pit? Or are you taking a risk? Americans consume about seven pounds of avocados a year a person in salads, on sandwiches, and even in healthy versions of ice cream. Some consumers may have experience with avocado pits if they’ve used them try to grow a plant. Though it’s an effort that is usually met with disappointment, as it takes roughly 5 to 13 years before the tree is mature enough to bear the luscious fruit. But the idea of eating the pit is likely new to many. There are plenty of stories, recipes and viral videos out there touting the health benefits of the avocado seed. You can oven roast it and dice it … [Read more...] about Should you eat the avocado pit?
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Variety stars on Eli's Golden Apple menu If you're looking for a hearty meal, journey to Eli's Golden Apple Restaurant and Pancake House.The restaurant, in Crown Point, offers diners a large selection of meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner.Whether you have a taste for old-fashioned pancakes or waffles, assorted crepes, egg dishes, sandwiches, quick appetizers, full meals or tasty desserts, you won't go wrong visiting Eli's Golden Apple.The eatery, which is comfortable, and features table and booth seating, also has a bar on the premises. TVs abound throughout the eatery. There are even small television sets at each of the booths for diners' enjoyment.While diners will find a traditional American menu at the restaurant, there's also a menu of Macedonian specialties at Eli's. That specialty menu features items such as Smoked Macedonian Leek Sausage (Lukanci) for $12.95; Chebapi ($10.95); Pork or Chicken Kabobs ($12.95) and more.We visited Eli's on a recent Saturday … [Read more...] about Restaurant Scene: Variety stars on Eli’s Golden Apple menu
Boz Hot Dogs still a popular stop on Ridge Road Hot dog fans in the Region have frequented Boz Hot Dogs for decades.The hot dog joint got its start in 1969 in Dolton where it stood at 142nd Street and Cottage Grove Avenue.Boz Hot Dogs on Ridge Road in Lansing has a casual setting which is also retro-inspired as it sports old-fashioned decor and signage. Northwest Indiana residents also will find a smaller Boz on Sheffield Avenue in Dyer.During a recent stop at the Lansing Boz, we felt as though we'd taken a journey back in time. Customers walk up to the counter to order and then can take their food to a table or booth on the premises to dine in.While we dined in the restaurant, there were quite a few people visiting the eatery to carry out their food. Retro tunes played on the radio in the restaurant as we dined. It definitely felt like a throw-back to high school days where "good fast" food such as hot dogs, cheesy fries, onion rings and chili cheese dogs were a favorite.Our dinner … [Read more...] about Restaurant Scene: Boz Hot Dogs still a popular stop on Ridge Road
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest Easter Dining: Here's where to eat on Easter Sunday in Naples, Bonita Springs and Fort Myers Here are some dining specials for Easter Sunday on April 1. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Join the Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Subscribe Today Log In Subscribed, but don't have a login? Activate your digital access. Sarajane Sullivan, [email protected]; Published 11:00 a.m. ET March 16, 2018 | Updated 11:41 p.m. ET March 27, 2018 Skip in Skip x Embed x Share CLOSE EASTER TIPS, TRIVIA AND MORE The shocking amount Americans are expected to spend this Easter | 0:49 There’s a good chance those eggs have … [Read more...] about Easter Dining: Here’s where to eat on Easter Sunday in Naples, Bonita Springs and Fort Myers
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest Easter brunch: Egg recipes from Scramble restaurant are easy, filling and feed a crowd During Easter festivities, kids want goodies hidden in plastic eggs while adults want tasty, eggy dishes. Scramble's easy egg recipes please everyone. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Join the Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Subscribe Today Log In Subscribed, but don't have a login? Register your digital access. Jennifer McClellan, The Republic | azcentral.com Published 7:23 a.m. MT March 27, 2018 CLOSE Scramble shared their brunch recipes just in time for Easter. Megan Bridgeman/azcentral.com Scramble, a popular breakfast restaurant in Phoenix, shares … [Read more...] about Easter brunch: Egg recipes from Scramble restaurant are easy, filling and feed a crowd