Category Archives: RECIPES

Three clucks for chicken!

Unless you are in the habit of consuming industrial-size meat portions, chicken can be an important element in a healthy diet. Relatively lean, it is an excellent source of protein, zinc, B vitamins, potassium, calcium, and more. One serving is … Continue reading

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Cool Off with Home-made Infused Water!

Our bodies are composed of about 65% water. This life-sustaining, calorie-free fluid is essential for every cell and organ. Many folks consider drinking water unimportant or boring. This is, in part, the unfortunate result of decades-long aggressive marketing campaigns by … Continue reading

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Rooting for the Radish Family!

Meet the radish family: one of its members, the pretty, red, round root you sometimes use as food garnish at social gatherings, is probably familiar. Unfortunately, this little vegetable and its many relatives are often overlooked for taste, crunchiness, versatility, … Continue reading

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Olives: A Nutritional Powerhouse!

Since ancient times the act of extending an olive branch has been considered a symbol of peace. For the health-minded it can also mean a symbol of good health! Olive trees which originated in the Mediterranean basin eventually spread to … Continue reading

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Healthy Food That Swims

Seafood is an important component of a healthful diet. Packed to the gills with nutrition, it is an excellent source of protein, vitamins, minerals, and iodine. Omega 3 fatty acid, which is present in abundance in certain types of seafood, … Continue reading

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Comfort Food Stars: Homemade Stews!

Whether you live alone or with loved ones, nothing says “home sweet home” more than home cooking. Add to that healthy cooking and you will be richly rewarded, spending more time living your life enjoying vibrant health, and less time … Continue reading

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Beans: A Fresh New Look!

The food nicknamed “The Musical Fruit” is actually a pot of gold! Beans are packed with nutrients, are most economical, extremely versatile, and in their dry state do not require refrigeration. Dry beans, peas, and lentils, are members of the … Continue reading

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Salads: health-boosting rainbows in a bowl

A diet rich in fresh, unprocessed food from the plant world, namely, vegetables, fruits, nuts, seeds, grains, beans and lentils, is packed with vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and other powerful disease-fighters and health promoters. From day one, we are subjected to … Continue reading

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Reap The Benefits Of Light Meals

Who doesn’t love to eat? Of course, most of us do. However, depending on the choices we make, food can be harmful or health-boosting. Even in our fast-paced age of electronic push-buttons and instant results we must accept the fact … Continue reading

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Wholesome Holiday Treats

Scrumptious holiday treats can be enjoyed without having to punch new holes in our belts afterwards. A wide variety of delicious appetizers and desserts made with wholesome ingredients presents better options. Many of them include little or no health-robbers, such … Continue reading

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