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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, you know the  whipped cream like topping that has no cream in it. Even though I knew the cool whip…

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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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Super Quinoa

Quinoa  has become quite trendy lately most likely for its health benefits and its versatility.  It is mild flavored, a little chewy  with a  light and fluffy texture that combines well with many many different flavors.  As for the health benefits, it is an excellent source of protein and fiber AND it’s gluten free.  Quinoa has been deemed the whole grain of the month…

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Feb Food

February’s Favorites

If you haven’t been following my recipes on Simple and Savory   you are missing out on some tasty and healthy recipes for February.  They are all  easy to put together and  will warm you up!    You can find them here:  Jalapeno Cheddar Cauliflower Bites —  We’ve come a long way from   steamed  and boring cauliflower, these were my…

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