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The Big Picture

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I believe that we have become so fixated on the minutia of eating that we have forgotten the big picture. We need to get back in touch with the basics. You know ~ fruits and vegetables, the family of pulses (beans, chickpeas, lentils, split peas and soy), whole grains, nuts and seeds, fatty fish, lean […]

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TexMex Roasted Vegetables and Tofu

Serves – 4 This easy to make heart healthy roasted vegetable dish is a sheet pan dinner, everything gets roasted on one pan. It’s prep, toss, roast and dinner is ready in about 40 minutes. Don’t like tofu? This recipe will change your mind. My husband, a self proclaimed tofu abstainer, eats this tofu, and […]

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Maple Brussels Sprout Slaw

Kick start your 2018 healthy eating plans by adding more cruciferous vegetables to your eating style.  This upscale Slaw recipe is easy to make, fabulous to eat, and is loaded with good for you vegetables. According to the American Institute for Cancer Research, several components in the cruciferous family of vegetables have been linked to […]

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What’s the Big Deal about Fruits and Vegetables?

One of the reasons Mother Nature’s bounty keep getting huge praise is because the people who eat between 7-10 servings of fruits and vegetables per day tend to be healthier. Why? It could be that these big fruit and vegetable eaters don’t eat as much junk food, mainly because their bodies are full of fruits […]

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