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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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How Do You Take Your Anti-Freeze?

“This is an important piece of information – bad news, but important. It is about  foods that contain propylene glycol, the same ingredient that is in anti-freeze. It’s important because these foods are pretty normal for many people’s lives!”  ~~Denise Kennedy~~ November 21, 2014 | Written by staff member Trish McGee It is disturbing to […]

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Holy Guacamole!

Avocados are extremely nutritious and a delicious way to add good fat to your menu. There are many recipes and ways to enjoy avocados, but Guacamole is one of my favorites. It’s very easy to make and it tastes great on anything from chips to a topping for baked chicken or fish! I hope you […]

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Comfort Food on a Cold Night

I’m sure most of us can agree there is nothing like a bowl of warm comfort food on a cold winter day. This recipe was found on “The Kind Life” and it looked so delicious we just had to share with you! If the recipe seems too much, separate each task. Make a shopping list […]

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Nature’s Medicine Cabinet

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The Incredible Benefits of Blueberries

Boost Immune System – Antioxidants such as vitamin A, vitamin B complex, vitamin C, vitamin E, anthocyanin, copper, iron, selenium, and zinc contained in blueberries, help boost the body’s immune system to enable the body to fight against viral and bacterial infections. Neutralize Free Radicals – Blueberries are packed with Anthocyanin, a pigment responsible for the dark […]

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TOP 5 Fat Burning Foods

 Are you trying to lose weight? With the holidays behind us we can take a closer look at the food we’re eating and how it affects our weight. The truth is we can’t continue to eat cookies and drink eggnog and hope to stay in the same dress size now can we? Did you know […]

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Turmeric Juice ~ Powerful Healing Drink

Yogis and Ayurveda healers have recognized turmeric since ancient times for its many healing properties. Grown mainly in India, the turmeric root is a close cousin to ginger root. Most commonly dried and ground into a fine powder, brilliant gold in color, it is a regular ingredient in traditional Indian recipes (it makes curry yellow). […]

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Top 10 Health Benefits of Pomegranate

1. Antioxidants – These help to wrangle the hoards of free radicals in your system. Free radicals have an uneven number of electrons and like to balance themselves out by stealing from other molecules and cells in your body. These cells are oftentimes very important ones dealing with your DNA, and when they are destroyed, […]

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Zucchini Parmesan Crisps

Breaded, oven-baked Parmesan Zucchini crisps/chips taste like they’re fried, but they are baked and amazingly crispy. These chips are a healthy substitute for French fries or potato chips.         Ingredients Cooking spray (olive oil) 2 medium organic Zucchini (about 1 pound total) 1 tablespoon extra virgin Olive Oil 1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan […]

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