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Vegetarian Black Bean Chili

August 23, 2012

What’s cooking in your house tonight?  For us, it’s Vegetarian Black Bean Chili, a family favorite!  It’s a dark, rainy day here and this was the perfect thing to have simmering all afternoon.  The house smells amazing!  Here’s the recipe if you want to give it a try! Vegetarian Black Bean Chili 1 yellow onion, […]

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Black Bean and Roasted Corn Succotash

May 29, 2012

Day 14 on the Ultimate Reset!!!  I’ve got a recipe for you to try!  Last night’s dinner menu included Edamame and Roasted Corn Succotash.  Well, on our little island in the middle of nowhere, we can’t get edamame SO I had to improvise.  I made the same recipe but substituted black beans!  It was delicious! […]

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Lentils!!! Food Facts and Recipes

April 26, 2012

My latest food craze – LENTILS!!!!  I came across some recipes using these tiny little legumes and so started doing my research.  Learned some things:  they are high in fiber, iron and B vitamins, they can help lower your cholesterol and stabilize your blood sugar, and they are loaded with protein.  Well, since I’m always looking for […]

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Blueberry Buckwheat Pancakes

February 28, 2012

Blueberry Buckwheat Pancakes (Gluten Free!) Made up this recipe yesterday morning for breakfast – Blueberry Buckwheat Pancakes.  The family loved it!  So happy to see my kids enthusiastic about healthy food! 1 egg 1/2 cup coconut milk 1/2 cup milk 1 Tbsp. honey 1/2 tsp salt 1 Tbsp. baking powder (aluminum free) 1 cup organic […]

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The Incredible Coconut

September 21, 2009

Recently on a message board I’m a part of, we had a discussion about coconut oil and it’s benefits. Sadly, many so-called “health experts” and nutritionists have maligned this incredible oil due to its high saturated fat content. It has now been recognized by those leading the nutrition world that this is one of the […]

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Berry Smoothie Recipe!

March 15, 2009

Berry Smoothie Recipe There’s no better way to start the morning than with a delicious power smoothie and this berry smoothie recipe is one of my favorites!  Loaded with antioxidants, protein, and omega-3’s, here’s a breakfast that will give you energy through the morning and keep you full! 4 oz. plain yogurt or kefir 1 […]

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