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Super Simple and Delicious Black Bean Chili

This yummy black bean chili is perfect for a cold autumn or winter evening, but it’s so good you’ll probably want to enjoy it in every season.  It’s simple to make.  I add the dried beans to a slow co…

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15 Reasons to Love Sweet Potatoes

The holidays are not the only time to break out the sweet potato recipes. Now there are 16 reasons to enjoy these terrific tubers all year round. 1.  Sweet potatoes are readily available, although …

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Vegan Pumpkin Scones

If you like scones, you’ll love these whole grain, vegan ones created by my friend and excellent recipe developer Angela Grow.  She generously shared this recipe with me for my book 60 Seconds to Slim…

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14 Ways to Enjoy Pumpkin

Pumpkins aren't just for jack-o-lanterns. They are a delicious and nutritious addition to your diet. Here are 14 easy ways to start enjoying pumpkin now: Roasted -- Cut it into slices, lay in a roa…

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9 Reasons to Love (and Eat!) Pumpkin

Native Americans included pumpkin in their traditional diet.  They even dried it for use during the winter months when food was scarce.  There are many reasons why this underrated superfood makes a gr…

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7 Autumn Harvest Superfoods

I love autumn's crisp air, brilliant colors, and especially all the wonderful harvest foods. Here are seven of my favorite fall superfoods: Apples—We've all heard the adage, "an apple a day keeps t…

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The Missing Link in Preventing Disease: Eating the Rainbow

Most people know that we need adequate amounts of oxygen, water, vitamins, minerals, amino acids, fatty acids and good carbs for great health. What they don’t realize is that a group of micronutrients…

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11 Reasons to Love Sweet Potatoes

The holidays wouldn’t be complete without delicious and nutritious sweet potatoes.  Chances are you’ve been enjoying sweet potatoes but haven’t given much thought to their nutritional and health-promo…

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Roasted Sweet Potato Salad

Roasted (actually lightly pan-fried) sweet potatoes really boost a basic green salad.  Easy to make and even better to eat, the sweetness of the sweet potatoes is a great contrast against a savory cil…

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Baked Sweet Potato Fries

This alternative to French fries tastes better and is far better for you. You can use either yams or sweet potatoes. If you can’t tell them apart, yams are a creamy yellow on the inside while sweet po…

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