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Caramelized Onions with Mustard Sauce & Zucchini with Lemon Butter

These caramelized onions are rich and delicious! We bake them with a scrumptious mustard sauce that nicely balances the sweetness of the onions. We bake our onions but you can also grill them. C…

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Why Women Should Eat More Potassium After Menopause

What do baked potatoes, bananas, white beans, tomato paste, and dried apricots have in common? Yes, they taste great. But more than that, they are all rich sources of potassium. This vital miner…

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Why You Should Snack on Bruschetta: 7 Healthy Reasons

A hunk of Italian bread brushed with oil, rubbed with garlic, topped with juicy tomatoes, sprinkled with basil leaves: bruschetta is more than an appetizer; it is truly a slice of good health. Rarely…

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4 Signs You Are Not Eating Enough Fiber

The average American gets less than 15 grams of fiber per day -- not even 40% of the recommended amount, 40 grams. Unfortunately, foods stripped of their fiber abound around us -- such as white flour,…

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Can Peanut Butter Protect Your Heart?

Americans love their peanuts. According to the National Peanut Board, each American, on average, consumes more than six pounds of peanuts or peanut butter products every year. That might not be a b…

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Quinoa Cakes

These cakes are delicious and not hard to make. They’re good plain or with the pesto sauce on top (see sauce recipe at bottom).  Adding avocados, or salsa, is tasty, too! 4 eggs, well beaten ˝ c…

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Which Foods to Eat & Avoid to Prevent Late-Age Vision Loss

So, you are hit by a post-lunch sugar craving. Which of these are you more likely to choose? ...Be honest.   OR If you chose the orange slices, you could safely skip this post. But if ri…

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15 Brilliant Ways to Eat Your Veggies and Enjoy Them, Too

Most of us need little convincing that vegetables are essential to good health. Even so, here is a quick recap on their nutritional importance, as stated by the United States Department of Agriculture…

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Exactly How to Crave Veggies & Healthy Food

Are you craving what's best for you? One of the challenges of making a diet change can be taste. If your food appetite is a taste for unhealthy foods, maybe it's time to rethink. Food craving…

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Diet Drinks Linked to Hair Loss

A follower of my work recently contacted me through Facebook for help with her unexpected hair loss. I’d like to share her story because I suspect there are many other people experiencing the same pro…

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Good tips,Thanks for sharing