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Delicious ways with beans and a Mexican recipe

Delicious ways with beans and a Mexican recipe

Did you know that people who eat beans on a regular basis weigh on average, 7 lbs less than people who don’t?   Beans.  If you ate just 1 cup of beans a day, you would get half the daily recommended amount of 21-25 g that we’re all supposed to have.  Chances are that the… Continue Reading

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raw applesauce and autumn glory

raw applesauce and autumn glory

  Hi everyone, I’m sorry I haven’t posted for a few days; I’ve been swept up in the majesty that is autumn.  New Jersey is a great place for tree lovers and as you can imagine, the fall here boasts a myriad of amazing colors as they start changing and dropping their leaves.  Alas, I am not excited… Continue Reading

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healthy carrot cake, anyone?

healthy carrot cake, anyone?

You know what I hate doing?  Wasting food!  I absolutely can’t stand throwing away food that is going to waste, just waiting to get cooked or eaten.  Trash is a huge problem in this country and food waste is almost half of the issue.  My jaw about dropped when I just read this fact from the NRDC:… Continue Reading

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14 ways with squash

14 ways with squash

You know what’s even sadder than the end of summer?  The huge piles of veggies from the garden going uneaten!  If you have ever grown vegetables or fruit at some point, you know what I’m talking about.  You’ve just about had your fill of corn, squash, strawberries, you name it.  I love, or loved squash… Continue Reading

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Golden Coconut Milk

Golden Coconut Milk

Where has this lovely, golden, life-saving powder been all my life?  Although turmeric has been used around the world for thousands of years, we silly Americans used it primarily for yellow mustard that we slather on hot dogs and not for the amazing health benefits.  This potent spice makes some remarkable claims.  Due to its anti-inflammatory properties, I am… Continue Reading

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a sensual experience

I love food.  And I also love summer.  So, naturally, I love summer foods.  How many of you have had the pleasurable experience of eating something so delicious, so bursting with flavor that you ate it with your eyes closed and savored each and every morsel?  Today I did that.  I’m sure I’ve done it many times… Continue Reading

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