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Fall and Winter Foods with the Superpowers

Even living in sunny California during fall and winter when the days are shorter and a little bit chilly, I like to prepare hearty winter produce

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Slow Food Cooking: It’s So Delicious & Easy

I had never used a slow cooker until a few years ago when someone gave me one as a sort-of joke. To tell the truth, I’ve come to love it! You throw in

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Longevity: The Secrets of Mediterranean

I’ve written about Mediterranean cuisine and the Mediterranean diet before. But it’s worth writing about again because it’s so delicious and so good

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Some Sweet News for Paleo Dieters

By Jenny Ivy As the name suggests, Paleo diets generally fall in line with rules governing a prehistoric, or Paleolithic, lifestyle. In other words, if a caveman couldn’t access it or it’s not naturally occurring, it’s off the plate, so … Continue reading

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Meloniscious! How To Pick (and Eat) Perfect Melons

Today’s melons are way beyond your standard cantaloupes, honeydews and watermelons

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The 5 Best Foods for Beautiful Skin

Winter weather is not kind to our skin. Dryness, redness, flaking or general discomfort abounds as the colder weather continues and we head towards spring. Aside from a slew of lotions and products you are what you eat and your … Continue reading

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Foods To Help You Lose Weight

It may seem counterintuitive that eating certain foods can support weight loss but studies have shown a link between some types of foods and better weight management. For example, high fiber foods including whole grains, fruit, vegetables and nuts have … Continue reading

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Raw Food Recipes That Taste Good Too!

If you’ve thought about becoming a raw foodist, you might be interested in knowing more about how raw foods are prepared and what constitutes a raw food diet.   Basically the principle behind eating raw foods is that uncooked and unprocessed … Continue reading

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Research Proves It – Chocolate Helps Prevent Stroke

Let’s face it.  Many of us love chocolate.  Yet, we may have reserved it as a once in a while treat because it has traditionally fallen into the “bad choice” category of sweets. With the results of recent research coming out of … Continue reading

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Celebrating Chinese New Year 2021 with a Difference

Chinese New Year is a very important holiday for me. Although I was born and raised in Southeast Asia, my father

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