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Socca Cooking Tips for the Perfect Gluten-Free Side Dish

Socca – a traditional, gluten free French pancake – is such a fantastic, healthy snack or side dish!  Use my socca cooking tips below to perfect your own gluten free socca recipe. I made my first b…

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5 Foods That Are Healthier Cooked

You'd be forgiven if you thought that raw is always healthier than cooked. For many fruits and vegetables that's certainly the case, but it's not always the case. Cooking some vegetables actually brea…

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Vegan Secrets Revealed! 5 Magic Foods for Decadent Plant-Based Cooking

Are you thinking of going vegan? Exploring Meatless Mondays? Just looking for tasty ways to work more plant-based yum into your diet? I'm going to break vegan protocol, and publicly reveal the indulge…

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Grilled Food May Be Frying Your Brain

Barbecue season may still be several months away, but a new study suggests that firing up the grill fewer times this summer may be one of the best things you can do for your brain. It's all about m…

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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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Gluten-Free Gingerbread Cake Recipe

This cake is uniquely delicious since the heat of the ginger balances out the sweeter flavors, leaving you with an exciting and light taste. After a lot of experimentation, this gingerbread cake wa…

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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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4 Delicious Recipes for Spring

For us foodies, few things herald the coming of spring like the arrival of the season’s first vegetables. Asparagus, watercress, garden peas, fresh herbs--they emerge, tentative and wistful, tender an…

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Learn About and Cook with Whole Grains

The typical American diet includes quite a lot of processed food stuffs, including highly processed grains. Bleached, enriched white flour is a lot easier to come by than whole, healthy grains. One…

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good suggestions, some of these things were new info to me.

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