Healthy Eating

How Roasting Makes Everything Better.

I am, by a HUGE margin eating more fruits and vegetables since growing my own food. I remember being especially interested, but I knew that if I was g...
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Gluten-Free Italian: Three Veggies Eaten at Once, ...

Raise your hand if it’s a struggle to eat your daily recommended among of vegetables. You can see my hand, but I’m raising it. While I gro...
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Could You Be a Vegetarian Until Dinnertime?

On day I walked into FedEx Kinkos one day to send out a package, and while I was waiting, I saw a book that caught my eye, Eat Vegan Before Six. I th...
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Quick! Help Me Create Some Meals with the Massive ...

Whew. Got back from the Tenth Annual BlogHer conference in San Jose feeling a bit nervous. I mean, I called everyday to say hello to the hubby and kid...
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99 Reasons Wheat and Sugar are Your Problem.

One night last week when I had the munchies I decided to try eating a bowl of cereal that I thought was gluten free (silly me; buckwheat is still whea...
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Delicious Zucchini Spaghetti with Fresh Pesto

I’m so excited that my yellow crookneck squash is producing like gangbusters, because I’m loving being able to create delicious spaghetti-...
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Green Apple Smoothie Recipe Plus Giveaway!

The green apples on our tree have matured early this year due to the global-warming trend that only seems to be affecting California.  I’m lovi...
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Health Trivia: Why Every Cook Should Be Growing To...

Yesterday I was cooking my famous honey-lavender chicken, which calls for searing fat-filled chicken thighs in a cast iron skillet, and got a hot grea...
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Cucumber Season Means Home Made Pickles!

I like cucumbers as much as the next person, but too much of anything is just…to much. I’m very, VERY new to the world of canning and pres...
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Low Carb, Hight Nutrition: Roasted Carrot and Leek...

My beauty garden is going strong and the carrots and leeks I’ve been growing are ready to harvest. I’ve been trying to think of creative r...
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Just As Good as Hair Vitamins: Why You Should Be (...

I planted cabbage for the first time in the late fall, unsure what those little dark-brown seeds would actually amount to anything. I usually skip cab...
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12 Proven Benefits for Eating an Apple a Day…...

The U.S. Apple Association just provided this useful reminder of how amazing apples are to your health. Remember, opt for organic apples because of th...
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Yummy Paleo Brownies for Weekend Barbecue!

When I decided to give paleo the old college try, I thought my beloved Kitchenaid mixer was doomed to go into early retirement. I’d made so many...
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Baked Chicken with Rosemary, Fig and Mushroom Sauc...

I’ve always liked figs. It’s like the perfect combo of sweet, squishy and crunchy. One day I was eating my once-daily ration and thought, ...
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