Archive March, 2013


Easter Blessings

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Tomato Tulip Appetizers

Are these darlings? They are from the Polish blog “Biblia Smakow”. I think they are inventive and I want this bouquet at my party, anytime. Imagine the face of the host of the party you go to when you walk in with this beautiful bouquet of edible, delicious flowers! Ingredients: 13 Roma tomatoes (Italian oval […]

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Deviled Egg Easter Chicks

Such a cute idea for Deviled Eggs for Easter! Healthy Deviled Eggs Ingredients: 12 hard boiled eggs, peeled and cut lengthwise 1/2 Cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt 4 tsp Dijon mustard 1/2 tsp white pepper 1/4 tsp sea salt Instructions: •Place the eggs in a pot and add just enough cold water so that they […]

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Does Red Wine Give You a Headache?

Sulfites and Red Wine Just two little words, “Contains Sulfites”, well known,  yet so frequently misunderstood! Words you see on almost every bottle of wine. What are sulfites? Why are they added to wine? Are they bad for your health? Are they responsible for wine headaches or other related ills? The term “sulfites”, is an inclusive […]

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Spicing it Up With Benefits!

 Each spice has a unique set of health benefits to offer, but one study, published in the”Journal of Medicinal Foods” found a direct correlation between the antioxidant phenol content of many extracts of spices and herbs, and their ability to inhibit glycation and the formation of AGE compounds, making them potent preventers of heart disease […]

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Think outside the pallet, go vertical, go horizontal, de-construct and take them apart. Whatever you do, have fun!  Key items you need: pallet(s), landscape cloth, dirt, and plants. You may also need a saw, hammer, nails (or staple gun to attach cloth to back of pallet), etc. Depends on what you are doing with your […]

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I believe cleansing your mind (especially after a long work week) is just as important as cleansing your body! Does anyone else think this looks like a great get-away house?  

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You don’t have to have a large piece of land to have your own garden. A few square feet of space, some hanging baskets, or pots is all it takes to grow herbs such as basil, cilantro and oregano, commonly used in food preparation. They are healthy alternatives to artficial flavors. But, please don’t limit yourself to […]

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  When it comes to cleansing your body of harmful toxins, food really is the best medicine. You’ll be amazed to learn that many of your favorite foods also cleanse the body’s detoxification organs like the liver, intestines, kidneys, and skin, preventing harmful toxic buildup. Help ward off the harmful effects of pollution, food additives, […]

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We’re winding down with February’s Heart Health month with this interesting article that may make you want to learn how to relax more or to manage anger and tension better. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that 1/3 of Americans currently have high blood pressure. Worse, only half of those individuals have their high blood […]

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