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Glorious Salads

A lot of people think of salads as health food that doesn’t fill you up.  Salads can be whatever you want them to be!  They could be an appetizer or a small side accompaniment to your meal, or…they can be the entree.  You can take just about anything and put it into a salad.  We […]

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Carrot Ribbons

Carrots are a super healthy vegetable.  Lots of people know they are rich in Vitamin A and the antioxidant, beta-carotene, but they are also rich in other nutrients.  They contain antioxidants such as anthocyanindins (cyanindins, malvidins), and carotenoids (alpha-carotene and lutein), as well as other vitamins such as Biotin and Vitamin K. I have heard […]

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Enjoy Life Pizzas

The Enjoy Life Company makes some fantastic products for people with all types of food allergies.  If you have never tried their cookies, cereal bars, boxed mixes, or chocolates, I highly recommend checking them out.  Although I usually cook from scratch, I wanted to try Enjoy Life’s pizza dough.  It is quite simple to use […]

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Chicken Stuffed with Leafy Greens

It is quite amazing to me how much leafy greens shrink up when you cook them.  They shrink even more when you puree them!  You can take a whole bunch of kale or a large bin of baby spinach and turn it into a 1/2 cup of pureed greens in no time.  This may sound […]

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Brussel Sprouts with Apples & Bacon

Brussel Sprouts are like little baby cabbages.  You can buy them in a bag, in the produce section loose, or even still attached to the stalk.  Some stores even shred them for you in nice neat packages!  They happen to pair extremely well with foods such as bacon and apples.  I love the flavors of […]

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Carrot Marinara Sauce

There are days when I really miss having tomatoes and marinara sauce.  I stopped eating tomato based products a few years ago because they are in the nightshade family of foods and I was trying to eliminate anything that might be causing additional inflammation in my body while I was trying to recover from Lyme […]

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Honey Mustard Chicken

Honey Mustard Chicken is one of my top ten ways to make chicken breasts.  It only takes a minute to make your own honey mustard dressing – marinade, and the preparation for this recipe from start to finish is just a few minutes!  The oven does the rest of the work for me!  This recipe […]

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