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Caldo de Pollo: Mexican Chicken Soup

At this time of year, comforting, hot soups are just what the doctor ordered. Even more, this soup is easy to make, freezes well, and is a delight to the senses. As I’ve mentioned before chicken soup helps reduce inflammation. Enjoy this delightful Mexican soup. Ingredients 8 cups water 4-6 chicken thighs, skinless 1 tablespoon […]

Cambuulo iyo Maraq: Beautiful Bean Meal

Adding more meatless meals to your repertoire has important benefits: it raises the amount of fiber in your diet, it lowers the amount of fat you’re eating, and adds important nutrients. Adzuki, for instance, is a great source of phosphorus, potassium, folate, and manganese. This Ethiopian dish tastes rich and filling, without loading up on […]

Lap Gai: savory Thai chicken salad

This delicious Thai chicken salad uses toasted rice flour to make a simple sauce that really carries the flavors of the chicken and spices into your mouth. It also features quite a few fresh vegetables. This entrée is a great alternative to goopy chicken salad made with fattening mayonnaise. You can find a longer discussion […]

Baked Oatmeal

Oatmeal provides plenty of heart healthy, filling fiber in this delicious baked breakfast treat. Make on the weekend for an on the go breakfast all week, or feed your whole family a piping hot treat on Sunday morning. Ingredients 2 cups steel cut oats ¼ cup honey 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon cinnamon ½ […]

Salmon Cakes

I recommend that you eat fish about once a week, in order to up your omega 3 levels naturally. But I know that some people don’t like the taste, texture, or appearance of fish fillets. Making a salmon cake is one way to get this great for you food in a way that tastes great. […]

Sautéed Mushrooms

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

peanut butter caramel corn
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

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

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 […]

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