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Deviled Eggs–Lightened Up!

Deviled Eggs – Lightened Up! Deviled eggs are everyone’s favorite party appetizer but loaded with mayonnaise, can be a caloric bomb. Lighten up a classic treat by subbing mayo for protein-packed low-fat Greek yogurt, dropping a couple yolks (but keeping … Continue reading

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15 Tips To Avoid Those Pesky Holiday Pounds

I just recently read a survey that the average person gains approximately 5 pounds during the holiday season. I don’t know if it’s one hundred percent accurate but if you’re worried about being part of that statistic, don’t despair. Here’s … Continue reading

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6 Delicious Gluten-Free Slow Cooker Recipes

Gluten-free eating and cooking can be difficult, and once it gets cold outside, your options are even more

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Get Ready To Eat and Age Beautifully!

As I’ve been telling my story these past few years about how I developed an anti-aging cookbook based on the food-is-medicine principle called FoodTrients, I’ve expanded my method for creating delicious, comforting recipes designed to keep you young, healthy and … Continue reading

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Broccoli Steps It Up With Miso

Miso Glazed Broccoli Plain veggies can be boring but doctoring it up with savory miso and spices can make anyone a broccoli lover. Cruciferous vegetables like broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage and Brussels sprouts contain slightly bitter compounds. While these are part … Continue reading

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Beer, Wine and Brussels Sprouts – Their Toxic Link

The truth is, certain alcoholic drinks and foods could be exposing you to more arsenic than your body may

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Going Nutty! I’ve Got a Crush on Nuts

Nuts are full of valuable FoodTrients and they’re so easy to eat as a snack or to add into a huge variety of foods from salads and appetizers to main courses, side dishes and desserts. Nuts are one of the … Continue reading

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Fabulous Figs Deliver Calcium, Fiber and Flavor

Figs can be dried and enjoyed all year long, but there is nothing better than fresh figs in the summer. I think figs can turn a bland salad into an elegant entrée, and they can enhance the flavor of  meat … Continue reading

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Salmon Poached in Pickling Spices

    Salmon Poached in Pickling Spices Pickle juice makes a nice poaching liquid, but I’ve found that pickling spices without the vinegar are even better for poaching fish, especially salmon. You can make your own spice mix or you … Continue reading

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Why Are My Cookbooks Different?

Through the years I have seen the connection between healthy food

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