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Broccoli and Spinach Quinoa Salad


  Sometimes I just want to throw together a quick dinner. A vegetable salad composed of a roundup of my favorite flavors and textures plus some gentle-to-the-system quinoa always appeals to me. You can use this as a basic recipe template ...

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Shrimp Summer Rolls

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These are soooo pretty, aren’t they! I know they look complicated to make, but they’re not. They are easier than rolling sushi in my opinion and they come together faster. They’re right up your alley if you’re looking for foods ...

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Spinach Salad with Grapefruit

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It’s been so wonderful to feel the warm weather and increasing sunshine taking over these days. I’ve enjoyed getting more creative with salads recently with all the early spring produce coming in. The dark green leafys are top of the list ...

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Buckwheat Oat Squares

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A strong relationship has been established in the medical literature between gluten sensitivity and hormones. Gluten, a protein compound, is found in wheat, rye, barley, spelt, and kamut. As a matter of fact, it would be a challenge for you ...

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Workout Recovery: Blueberry Muscle Smoothie

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Do not be hazardous when selecting a post-workout beverage. The 30 to 45 minutes immediately following a vigorous workout session is your window of opportunity to repair and rebuild muscles as well as decrease soreness. You’ll want ingredients that will ...

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Creamy Wild Rice Mushroom Soup with Peas


Spring is is acting a bit shy here in the East. We are just aching for a a peek of bright green new growth. It was just a merciless winter. So now we are in this transition season. Most days are ...

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Root Vegetable Chips


Maybe you still have a bin of colorful root vegetables waiting to be used before the spring produce takes center stage. Although I have nothing against a root vegetable, I’m ready to move them over and start enjoying some eagerly ...

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Moxie Mixes – Sweet and Savory

Savory Snack Mix

Moxie, noun,  1. vigor; verve; pep.  2. courage and aggressiveness; nerve. You’ve got moxie! I created 2 snack mixes to keep you energized but without the crash of unbalanced snack bars or mixes containing candy. I bet you’re like me. ...

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