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Sautéed Mushrooms

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For health or environmental reasons, many of us try to give up meat or just eat less of it. One thing that meat brings to a table is rich, savory flavor known as umami. However, it’s not the only thing that gives the flavor. One of the best additions to a meatless meal is mushrooms. […]

Peanut Butter Caramel Corn

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And so it begins, the three worst months of the year for your waistline. Everyone around us is indulging in rich, sweet, luxurious foods while we try to keep our own plates healthy and share food we’re willing to eat with our loved ones. As I often say, you don’t have to give up butter, […]

Pineapple Pork Chili

Sweet, juicy, acidic pineapple has long been known for its high fiber content, valuable vitamins and minerals, and sweet puckery taste. But did you know that you can grow pineapple indoors, and that it’s an air cleaning powerhouse? If you’re using pineapple to pull toxins out of the air of your home, you will eventually […]

Apple Sabzi

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As we start rounding the calendar into fall and winter, I like to keep a few spicy recipes in my back pocket. If you’re congested, eating spicy food is a tried and true method to get your nose to run and release some of the pressure causing a headache. In addition, the capsaicin in peppers […]

Mayo-free egg salad

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Eggs are a great source of protein, omega-3 fats, and vitamin B12. Mayonnaise is mostly a source of fat. While some fat is good for you, the standard American diet is loaded with it, and cutting it down painlessly is usually a good bet. This recipe replaces the mayo with a combination of fat-free Greek […]

Chicken Satay with Peanut Sauce

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Chicken breast is a staple protein for anyone who’s trying to eat healthy and avoid a high fat diet. Sometimes, it seems as if the chicken all tastes the same, and you long for a way to change it up. Chicken satay, a dish common in Thai restaurants, and is one way of spicing things […]

Spicy Pineapple Salsa

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Bring back a little taste of summer with this delicious pineapple salsa. Roasting the pineapple enhances its sweetness and provides a delicious contrast with the fresh ginger and habanero chile. The ginger has inflammation fighting properties, while the chiles contain capsaicin, which may help regulate insulin levels following a meal. Ingredients 1 whole pineapple 2 […]

Egg Drop Soup

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Egg drop soup is a tasty, comforting starter to a great night of Chinese food. Unfortunately, the way it is prepared in many restaurants has off the charts levels of sodium. Making your own egg drop soup lets you control the ingredients, i.e. the salt content. It also means you can add more ingredients to […]

Creamy Broccoli Slaw

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Coleslaw is a traditional summer picnic food that tastes mighty delicious. While cabbage is great for you, there are other terrific members of the cruciferous family, like broccoli, that can make a light and refreshing summer salad. We made one recipe which skipped mayo entirely, but this version uses a small amount of mayonnaise to […]

Cherry Rice Salad

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Combining quinoa and wild rice with a hint of cherries for sweetness, this recipe has a complete protein, healthy carbs, and even some fat, for a well-balanced, highly nutrition side. Cherries are currently in season and they really make this salad a tart treat for your tastebuds. Ingredients ¾ cup wild rice ½ cup quinoa […]

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