Category Archives: RECIPES

Super Bowl: Home-Cooked Soups!

Soup’s reputation of being comfort food does not do complete justice to this remarkable and versatile dish. In addition to making eaters purr, wholesome, freshly cooked soups play an important role in a healthy diet. Weight control: Soup consumed as … Continue reading

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Spotlight On The Eggplant

In the movie “Coneheads”, the eggplant makes a brief but hilarious appearance. It should, however, be a regular resident in your kitchen. Poor eggplant, it does not receive the respect it deserves! Botanically a fruit, and used as a vegetable, … Continue reading

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Cooking Healthy Comfort Food

There is something magical about home-cooked Comfort Food. Emotionally, it elicits the equivalent of “human purring”. Such fare need not be short on nutrition, however; it can provide a boost to your health as well if you choose healthy ingredients … Continue reading

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Tomatoes: A Tasty and Nutritious Powerhouse!

Lucky us, we do not live in the Sahara Desert and have access to an abundance of this pretty, delicious, versatile, and nutritious fruit! Yes, the tomato is a fruit, botanically speaking: a mature, reproductive body of its plant. For … Continue reading

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Healthy Food To Go!

Whether you are working or volunteering outside your home, eating healthy meals can be a challenge, but not mission impossible. Perhaps because you or a loved one came down with a serious illness, which served as a wake-up call, or … Continue reading

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Wholesome Holiday Treats

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

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Fresh Solutions for Holiday Leftovers

When Homer Simpson was asked what he does with holiday leftovers, he replied: “Leftovers? Never heard of them!” Hopefully, the rest of us will not stuff ourselves during Thanksgiving and other winter celebrations. The question remains, what to do with … Continue reading

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Take Care of Your Eyes: Eat “See Food”

Whether we are 20 or 80 years old, eye health depends a great deal on our lifestyle. Cells in the body die and are constantly replaced. What we eat has a major impact on the new cells’ health and performance. … Continue reading

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Beat the Heat with Cold Soups!

Soups tend to be associated with steaming, cozy winter food, but one of the most delightful and refreshing ways to cool off during hot summer days is having a bowl of delicious icy soup! Homemade soups can be made easily … Continue reading

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Chill Out With Summer Fare

Changing seasons transform nature all around us, as well as the landscape on our plates. Summer inspires us to prepare healthy and refreshing cuisine. Keep in your fridge a pitcher filled with (additive-free) lemonade, made from fresh lemon juice, honey, … Continue reading

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