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The BEST Foods to Detox Your Body’s Filter

We live in a time where it is almost impossible to avoid Toxins! We can find them in just about everything including what we eat, drink and breathe on a daily bases. Think of your liver as a filter. The toxins in the body, must pass through this very hard-working organ. Your body does actually […]

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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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One Pan Tomato Basil Spaghetti

Don’t you love it when someone comes up with a delicious recipe, that can be made in one pan? MyFrigFood.com did just that and we promise this is a true keeper!! One Pan Tomato Basil Spaghetti       Ingredients 12 ounces pasta (I’m going to try a gluten free pasta) 1 (15 ounces) diced […]

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You Say Tomato … I Say Tomato Too!

When I think of tomatoes, I think of hot summer afternoons, sitting outside our home, eating drippy tomato sandwiches. They were simple to make: bread, mayonnaise and slices of juicy ripe summer tomatoes! All we knew was how yummy they tasted, we had no clue how healthy they were. Interesting how time changes your perspective […]

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Yummy Cinco de Mayo Salsa

Cinco de Mayo is a celebration held on May 5 commemorating the Mexican army’s surprising victory over French forces at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862. Interestingly, Cinco de Mayo is not as big of a celebration in Mexico, as it is in the United States and other locations around the world. It […]

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The Many Health Benefits of Tomatoes

Who knew that the secret to everything from disease prevention to glowing, healthy skin could be found in the world’s most popular fruit? Tomatoes are a nutritional powerhouse, due in part to their high amount of lycopene, a powerful antioxidant that gives tomatoes their red color, and may lower the risk of heart disease, improve […]

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Breast Cancer and Diet – Part 2

Part 2 (Including a Macrobiotic Recipe for Brown Rice Crispie Treats) In the first part of our article, we concentrated on using diet as a preventative measure or as a healthy compliment to cancer treatment. The macrobiotic diet is one example of which foods to eat (and not eat) to assume a lifestyle that is conducive to achieving optimal health. The […]

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Tomato Basil Sandwich

Just stack tomatoes, sliced mozzarella cheese, basil and steamed asparagus. Then drizzle with some balsamic vinaigrette.  

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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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What’s in Season At Your Local Farmer’s Market?

According to the NC Dept. of Agriculture and Consumer Services these fruits and vegetables should be available at your local Farmer’s Market now: green beans, corn, blueberries, peaches, leafy greens, potatoes, squash, watermelon, and tomatoes. Enjoy a beautiful day at your local Farmer’s Market, take the kids and make it a teaching moment.  You get […]

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