Category Archives: RECIPES

Harvest The Benefits Of Eating Beans

O.K., we all made fun of beans with our comrades in kindergarten… Let’s take a fresh look at this remarkable food. Beans are nutritional gems, loaded with potassium, iron, calcium, phosphorous, B vitamins, protein and more. They are low in … Continue reading

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Whole Grain Pasta: Good For Your Health!

Whole grains play a major role in a healthy diet. These edible gems are packed with disease-fighting, health-boosting nutrients. They contain lean protein, vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, fiber and numerous other beneficial compounds. As is the case in many other beneficial … Continue reading

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Veggie Power!

Chances are that you don’t consider a doctor’s visit or lying in the intensive care unit your favorite pastime. One of the keys to preventing such “funless” outings is linked with the landscape on your plate… We are constantly bombarded … Continue reading

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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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