Crock Pot Applesauce. No Sugar. Simple. Healthy. Delicious.

Two of my main criteria for cooking are: I like things healthy and I like things simple. That’s what drives me in the kitchen. Because of that, I’ve become a great fan of the Crock Pot. It’s a great way to save time and keep things simple. […]

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Creamy Balsamic Salad Dressing

Fat Free Salad Dressings are Fattening If maintaining a healthy weight is something you strive for, it’s important to know where there are hidden pitfalls in the foods you may be consuming. When I teach clients about label reading I always mention a quote from the book […]

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Vegetable Bolognese Recipe

Fall Cooking When Fall arrives I’m always more inspired to cook. Especially on Sundays. I like easy healthy recipes that can simmer for hours in a crock pot or on a stove. I especially love the ones that I can use throughout the week to make meal […]

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Plant-Based Minestrone Soup Recipe with Quinoa

Minestrone Soup has it all: Whole-Food Plant-Based. Gluten-Free. Dairy-Free. A Complete Meal. I am always looking for healthy plant-based low glycemic recipes and what a delight to come across this bountiful recipe for Minestrone Soup. I received it in an email from Cindy Crockett of Harvest Grove […]

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Miso Soup Benefits Bone Health

I love Miso soup. I was first introduced to it when I spent a weekend at Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health. They served it for breakfast! And since I was there to learn about health and nutrition I tried it and it changed the way I […]

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Healthy Dinner Ideas: Pasta

Pasta seems to be a favorite “go to” meal for families. It’s a comfort food and it can be very easy to prepare as you will see with the recipe I’ve included here. If you are looking for ways to make healthier pasta dishes here are 2 […]

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Beet Juice: A Recipe, The Benefits and Recent Research

The benefits of beet juice have researchers wondering just how far these will go. Findings have already been published on the benefits of beet juice on lowering blood pressure. Spurred on by such positive findings Cheryl Bushnell, MD, director of Wake Forest Baptist Health’s Comprehensive Stroke Center, […]

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Kale Slaw with Mustard Seed Dressing Recipe

Kale Slaw with Mustard Seed Dressing Kale is a nutrient-dense food which means it is high in nutrients. It is a great source of vitamins A,C and K, and it is low in calories. I recently had the chance to attend a raw food demo by certified […]

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Curried French Lentil Recipe

I’ve never looked at a “Life is Good” logo and not smiled. This one in particular reminds me that Spring planting is underway and fresh local produce is not far behind. Spring and Summer is a great time to incorporate healthier foods into our daily choices. Even […]

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Turn On Your Metabolism With Breakfast

Start your day right. Don’t skip breakfast! OK so I’ve said it. Breakfast is a turn on for me. I know some people can’t imagine that but it is in the most literal sense of the word. I’m always surprised when someone tells me they don’t eat […]

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