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Endorphins - Chilli and Chocolate Can Make You Feel Good!

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The body has it's own way of soothing us when we are in pain. Endorphins are "neurotransmitters" produced naturally in the body response to pain. In the early 1970s, researchers were studying how the brain is affected by things like heroin or morphine. They found they reacted with receptor cells mainly in the the brain and spinal cord to block pain signals. The scientists wondered why such cells existed and it was then that they realised that the body produced its own opium like substances; the endorphins.  Endorphins are produced as a response to various stimuli like stress and fear as well as pain. But they can give us a sense of restful bliss. They are often triggered when we have a good cry - that is why sometimes crying feels so comforting! The good news is that endorphins are also released by having a good laugh. Here are some great ideas to help you release your own endorphins Have a good giggle - spend time with people who make you laugh. Watch funny

Bánh bột lọc - Vietnamese clear shrimp & pork dumpling

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Bánh bột lọc - Vietnamese clear shrimp & pork dumpling I'm eating Vietnamese food tonight so I thought it was time for this. Plus the accompanying song made me feel happy. With thanks to  https://www.youtube.com/user/HelenRecipes Full recipe in English and Vietnamese at http://danangcuisine.com/?p=660 Ingredients 400gr tapioca starch 200gr shrimp Ingredients For the dough 400g (14 oz) tapioca starch 250ml water (1 cup) boiling hot water For the filling 200g (7 oz) shrimps, deveined and diced 200g (7 oz) pork belly, diced 1 tsp minced shallot 1 tsp minced garlic Salt & pepper ½ tsp paprika powder 2 tsp vegetable oil 1 tbsp sugar 1 tbsp fish sauce For garnish 100g spring onion, chopped ¼ cup vegetable oil Cilanto and fresh red chili, choppped Vietnamese dipping fish sauce "nuoc cham" http://youtu.be/OrUZzchXGzo More Vietnamese BANH recipes:  http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=... Items in my kitchen and pantry  http

Something Tasty: Fish Cakes with Colcannon

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Something Tasty: Fish Cakes with Colcannon An Irish spin on Fish Cakes with the addition of Colcannon, a mix of potato and cabbage. Add some eggs and almond flour to bind it all together. A little salt, seasoning and some olive oil for frying and you have a delicious meal. Wendy Mason is a Career Coach and Life Coach helping you find fresh perspectives on life and your career. wendymason@wisewolfcoaching.com  http://wisewolfcoaching.com

Christmas Recipe; How to make Egg Nog and Egg Nog Pancakes!

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Christmas Recipe; How to make Egg Nog and Egg Nog Pancakes! Egg Nog  Ingredients: 6 eggs 3 cups of milk 1/2 cup cream 8 tbls sugar 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1 tablespoon vanilla extract Egg Nog Pancakes Ingredients: makes 12 2 cups Self Raising flour 2 cups Egg Nog

Friday Fish Recipe - Masala Curry Rainbow Trout

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Friday Fish Recipe - Masala Curry Rainbow Trout  Something  different for today  Hope you have the most wonderful weekend! Warm regards Wendy Wendy Mason Career Coach - helping you find fresh perspectives on life and your career Wisewolf Coaching ™ UK: +44 (0) 2081239146 US : +1 262 317 9016 Email:   wendymason@wisewolfcoaching.com Mobile:  +44 (0) 7867681439 IM:   wendymason14 (Skype) http://wisewolfcoaching.com

Heston's Smoked salmon blinis with soured cream butter & pickled cucumber

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Heston's Smoked Salmon Blinis With Soured Cream Butter & Pickled Cucumber Create the perfect party food with Heston's recipe for smoked salmon blinis with soured cream butter & pickled cucumber. With thanks to Waitrose Ingredients 100g Heston from Waitrose Lapsang Souchong Tea Smoked Salmon 50g Salmon roe caviar 123g pack Waitrose canape blinis For the soured cream butter: 100g Unsalted butter 50g Soured cream 50g Cream cheese Squeeze of lemon juice Pinch of salt For the Pickled cucumber: 1 Cucumber, peeled 50g White caster sugar 100g White wine vinegar 10g Dill, plus a little extra for finishing Sea salt Wendy is the The Career Coach - helping you to find fresh perspectives on your Job Search and Career. She helps you work towards your goals and aspirations, in a way that fits in with both work and home life. Email her at  wendymason@wisewolfcoaching.com ,  find her on Skype at wendymason14, or call +44 (0) 2081239146 (02081239146 for

The Friday Recipe; Vietnamese Chicken Salad (Goi Ga)

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The Friday Recipe; Vietnamese Chicken Salad (Goi Ga) Today something healthy .  Lovely Jackie teaches us how to make a delicious, fresh-tasting Vietnamese chicken salad with fish sauce dressing and crushed peanuts on top. In Vietnam, this salad is called "Goi Ga". Wendy is the The Career Coach - helping you to find fresh perspectives on your Job Search and Career. She helps you work towards your goals and aspirations, in a way that fits in with both work and home life. Email her at  wendymason@wisewolfcoaching.com ,  find her on Skype at wendymason14, or call +44 (0) 2081239146 (02081239146 for UK callers) or +1 262 317 9016 if you are in the US. A free trial/consultation allows you to try phone coaching from the comfort of your own home and without risk. Don't forget to ask about the Summer Special Offer  CV review and interview preparation and coaching to improve your confidence and self esteem are a speciality

Amazing Arab Street Food! - How to make Martabak (Mutabak)

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Amazing Arab Street Food! - How to make Martabak (Mutabak)  Mutabak or Martabak is a street food which originated in southern Saudi Arabia and Yemen and its name in Arabic  (مطبق) means “folded.” It spread to Southeast Asia, including Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, and Brunei, where it is even more popular than in Arabia and has many variations, including a sweet and a savory version. The matabak that is found on the streets of Sana’a is usually and egg or cheese version, but you can add a variety of fillings. For this recipe, the cook added ground meat. Ingredients Dough 3 cups bread flour ¾ cup water 1/3 cup oil 1 1/4 tsp. salt 1 egg Extra oil Filling ½ onion, finely diced 1 clove garlic, minced ½ lb. ground meat ½ tomato, finely diced Pinch of spices- I added cumin, coriander, ground black pepper, ground red chili powder 1 cup finely chopped leek (or green onion) 4 eggs Salt to taste – about a ½ tsp. A couple tablespoons of white c

Friday Fsh Recipe - Caribean Fish Balls For Your Party

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Friday Fsh Recipe - Caribean Fish Balls For Your Next Party Here's a quick and tasty appetizer to serve at your next party, fish balls. With hints of true Caribbean flavors, these fish balls are a bit spicy, with a crunchy exterior and fluffy interior. By using fresh cod (any white fish will work), you have something similar to fish cakes, but with more Caribbean vibe. Wendy is The Career Coach. She helps people reach their goals and aspirations. To find out more email  wendymason@wisewolfcoaching.com ,  find her on Skype at wendymason14, or call +44 (0) 2081239146 (02081239146 for UK callers) or +1 262 317 9016 if you are in the US. A free trial/consultation allows you to try phone coaching from the comfort of your own home and without risk.  Ask about the Summer Special CV review and interview preparation and coaching to improve your confidence and self esteem are a speciality

Friday Fish Recipe From Seattle - Coconut Maple Salmon

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Friday Fish Recipe From Seattle - Coconut Maple Salmon Recipe  Seattle's Pike Place Fish Market— a great fish market—reels in the world's best seafood recipes with friendly tips and a sustainability approach that every home cook can master. Watch Bryan Jarr and Anders Miller whip up a delicious Maple Salmon Recipe in the Allrecipes kitchen!   Recipe - may vary from video For the coconut maple salmon, you will need - 1 lb of salmon, cut into two pieces - 1/2 cup of melted coconut oil - 1/4 cup of organic maple syrup - 2 lemons (1 for juicing, 1 for decoration) - sea salt and pepper to taste To make the coconut maple salmon: Preheat your oven to 350°F.   Rinse the salmon under cold water and pat dry with a paper towel.   Cut the salmon into two pieces and place in a deep pyrex dish lined with aluminum foil (it’s makes cleanup easier).  It’s very important that you don’t put the salmon on a baking sheet because it’s flat and you want the salmon to absorb

Your Good Friday Fish Recipe - Saltfish Stewed Peas from Jamaica

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Your Good Friday Fish Recipe - Saltfish Stewed Peas from Jamaica Shereen Codner joins Carlene in the kitchen where she prepares the popular Jamaican dish, Stewed Peas with Saltfish. Ingredients For 4 people 12 1/2 cups water 2 cups dried red peas, pre-soaked 1 piece ginger, crushed 4 whole pimento berries 3 cloves garlic, crushed 1 packet Grace Coconut Milk Powder 1 cup flour 1/2 cup Grace Cornmeal 1/8 teaspoon salt 1 pound saltfish, soaked and flaked 1 packet Grace One Pot Seasoning - All Purpose 1 whole scotch bonnet pepper 1 medium onion, chopped 2 stalks escallion, chopped 1 sprig thyme Directions Pour 8 cups water into a pressure cooker. Add pre-soaked red peas, crushed ginger, pimento berries and crushed garlic; pressure cook for twenty five minutes. Remove pressure cooker from flame and allow to fully cool before opening. Return to flame and add 4 cups water, Grace Coconut Milk Powder, mix well and bring to a boil. To Make Spinners: Combine

Friday Fish Recipe - Sua I'a - Fish Soup From Samoa

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Friday Fish Recipe - Sua I'a - Fish Soup From Samoa Very simple and I love the music on this video See  http://www.samoafood.com  for full recipe, although you really won't need one - this is very easy to make. Wendy Mason is the Happiness Coach and author of a new novel,   The Wolf Project.   Wendy is a life and career coach and writer. She is passionate about helping people find happiness at work and at home! She helps people reach their goals and aspirations, without sacrificing their home and personal life.  She believes coaching requires compassion, warmth and empathy. Wendy helps people reach their career goals and aspirations, without sacrificing their home and personal life. You can contact Wendy at  wendymason@wisewolfcoaching.com  and find out more at  http://wisewolfcoaching.com CV review and interview preparation a speciality

Friday Fish Recipe - Blackened Fish - Nice and Easy

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Friday Fish Recipe - Blackened Fish - Nice and Easy Blackened fish is quick and easy:  fish, spice, butter, skillet, and—boom—you're done. Blackening is a cooking technique used in the preparation of fish and other foods. Often associated with Cajun cuisine, this technique was popularized by chef Paul Prudhomme. The food is usually dipped in melted butter and then dredged in a mixture of herbs and spices, usually some combination of thyme, oregano, chili pepper, peppercorns, salt, garlic powder and onion powder. It is then cooked in a very hot cast-iron skillet. This recipe uses a little less butter and it is a bit more healthy. "I'm using mahi mahi with this dish, but any fish will do. A traditional blackened fish is dredged in melted butter before the spices are applied, which is yummy, but I think the fish does all right with just the spices—we'll save the butter for the pan. Any combo of spices will do. I especially like ginger powder on my fish—give

Friday Fish Recipe - Chinese Fish Bean Curd Soup

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Friday Fish Recipe - Chinese Fish Bean Curd Soup Authentic Chinese fish soup recipe from http://recipes-of-chinese.com The recipe below may vary from the video Recipe Ingredients (You can choose other fish) 5 cups chicken stock (homemade or a good canned stock) 1/2 cup shrimp, shelled,deveined,cut into small pieces 1/2 cup scallops, cubed 1/2 cup crabmeat 8 ounces firm bean curd, in small cubes(tofu) 1 green onion, finely chopped 1 slice ginger, finely chopped 1 teaspoon salt 2 1/2 tablespoons cornstarch, dissolved in 5 tablespoons water red wine vinegar (optional) chilli oil(optional) 1/2 teaspoon white pepper Method 1  Bring stock to a boil; add shrimp, scallops, crab meat and bean curd. 2  Add green onion, ginger and salt; bring to boil again and then thicken with the dissolved cornstarch mixture. 3  If you wish, add a splash of red wine vinegar or chilli oil. 4  Sprinkle with pepper and serve Wendy

Friday Fish Recipe - Philipino Escabeche (Pickled Fried Fish)

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Friday Fish Recipe - Philipino Escabeche (Pickled Fried Fish) Escabeche is a typical Mediterranean cuisine which refers to a dish of either poached or fried fish (escabeche of chicken, rabbit or pork is common in Spain) marinated in an acidic mixture before serving, and to the marinade itself.  The dish is common in Spain and Latin America, and popular in Catalonia, Portugal, Provence and the Philippines. Influences of the dish appear as far as Asia-Pacific with adjustments to local food staples. It is usually served cold after marinating in a refrigerator overnight or longer. The acid in the marinade is usually vinegar, but can also include citrus juice.  Escabeche is a popular presentation of canned or potted preserved fish, such as tuna, bonito or sardines. In the New World, versions of the basic marinade are often used with other foods than fish and meats, for example green bananas and chicken gizzards (Puerto Rico), jalapeño peppers (Mexico), etc.  The origin of

Betty's New Year's Day Hoppin' John Recipe

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Betty's New Year's Day Hoppin' John Recipe Here is a recipe to bring you good luck for the New Year In this video from BettysKitchen, Betty demonstrates how to make a traditional Southern dish, New Year's Day Hoppin' John. This is a dish that consists mainly of black-eye peas, rice, onions, and ham. It is to be eaten on New Year's Day, in order to bring a prosperous new year. This is her own version of Hoppin' John, and she has designed it to meet the requirements of the traditional dish, yet taste wonderful! Ingredients: ½ stick butter or margarine, melted ¾ cup chopped onion (2) 10 ½ oz. soup cans beef broth (1) 10 ½ oz. soup can long grain white rice, uncooked (2) 15 oz. cans black-eye peas (2) 5 oz. cans of Hormel smoked chunked ham, cut into cubes (or equivalent) salt and pepper to taste, optional (Salt will probably not be needed, as almost all ingredients are salted.) Place ¾ cup chopped onion in a small saucepan containi