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Sprouted Grains and Brown Rice Salad

April is sprouted grains month, at least that  is according to the National Whole Grain Council.  If you haven’t noticed, sprouted grains are becoming quite popular lately.   There are breads, pastas and cereals made with sprouted grains.  You can also purchase sprouted grain flours as well as the grains other than buying breads made with sprouted grains,  so I did a…

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Incredible Eggs – What Eggsactly Do All Of The Terms Mean?

Not too long ago eggs had a pretty bad reputation.  Thankfully that  has changed over the past few years and they are good eggs again, which is great news!  Eggs are an inexpensive power food, and they aren’t just for breakfast either. Eggs are an excellent stand in for a quick-lunch, dinner, snack or to add protein to salads.   Eggs are  an excellent source…

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Make it or Buy It?

The food industry has made it so convenient for us to pick up processed  food that literally can take minutes to process ourselves at home.  I recently made  a birthday cake for my son and one of the ingredients was for cool whip;  whipped cream like topping that has no cream in it. Even though I knew the cool whip wasn’t going to…

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It’s St. Patricks’ Day – Eat Your Greens!

Today is a day to celebrate green and the  Irish culture  even if you aren’t Irish. Instead of  consuming green bagels, Irish  cream coffees, and other foods that have been dyed green; try something a little different –  add more natural greens to your day starting today and every day.   Breakfast Instead of  the green bagel or doughnut,  make a breakfast smoothie.  Here is…

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