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Carrots Nourish MUCH More Than Your Eyes!

Carrots are more than a nourishing boost for your eyesight. They are also good for your body’s overall health, especially the skin, digestive system and believe it or not, TEETH! Healthy Reasons to Eat Carrots … 10 of Them! 1. Beta Carotene: Carrots are a rich source of this powerful antioxidant, which, among other vital […]

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What’s For Breakfast?

The most important meal of the day and you can’t think of what to eat! I’ve put together a few ideas based on the particular diet or eating regimen you may be following. These are all quick, easy and perfect for on the go. Paleo Diet – Hard boiled eggs – easy to take with […]

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How to Stay Healthy Through the Holidays

The Holidays are in full swing and we wanted to touch on a few things to consider in order to stay healthy, manage stress and live to see the other side without a bigger pile of bills than the gift pile.  Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, New Year’s — these are supposed to be times of celebration, […]

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Curb Carbs with Spaghetti Squash

I have been asked several times how I prepare spaghetti squash.  You can use this in place of pasta in many dishes. Yum! Here are the Preparation Directions: Begin by reheating the oven to 400°F 1) Cut Squash in half and with a spoon, scrape out seeds and stringy substance in the middle. 2) Put […]

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High Protein Brownies YUM!

Naturally Nourishing is all about staying with a lifestyle consistent with everything all “natural”. In our eyes, the word ‘natural’ means zero to very little processed, pre-packaged food. We LOVE raw food and especially GMO-Free, organic food. Recycling, reusing and re-purposing is also a favorite here. 15 ounces cooked black beans – drained and rinsed […]

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Fall in Love With Pomegranates

You may end up with red stained fingers from eating a pomegranate, but this antioxidant-rich fruit deserves a place in your fall diet. Known for their tart flavor and juiciness, the edible seeds are nutritious and delicious alone as a snack or in any recipe you like. Health Benefits 1. High in Fiber – Pomegranates […]

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The Juicy Benefits of Peaches

Who doesn’t love a ripe, juicy peach on a summer day? Many varieties of fruit peaches are grown, but only an expert can distinguish one from another. These varieties, (available May to November) fall into two general categories: Freestone and Clingstone. Freestones are usually preferred for eating fresh or for freezing, although clingstones are usually […]

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Black Currant Facts

Incredibly rich in numerous health benefiting phyto-nutrients and anti-oxidants, black currants are one of the popular summer season berries. Currants are native to central and northern Europe and Siberia. The berries look like grapes but they are extremely tart. Because of their tartness they are typically used in jellies and jams. You may also find […]

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Get The Scoop on Artichokes

Artichokes are a powerhouse of nutrition and fiber, but more importantly, they’re flavorful and a great addition to any meal — or a light meal on their own. They have been used as a digestive aid since ancient Egyptian times. Per serving, it has more fiber than Lima beans, prunes or green peas. It’s also […]

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Creamy Avocado-Cilantro-Lime Dressing

Who doesn’t love a cool, creamy dressing on a fresh crisp salad? We all do! What we don’t ALL love is the fat, oils and calories that come with it. Well, with this deliciously creamy recipe, you won’t miss any of it when it comes to taste and creaminess!     Nutrition: Per Tablespoon:16 calories; […]

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