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Cranberry Quinoa

Cranberries and pecans make this a fun and delicious way to eat quinoa. The light dressing complements the subtle flavors of the quinoa. Ingredients 2 cups quinoa 4 cups water teaspoon olive o…

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The Most Delicious Holiday Ever is Here!

There really is a holiday for everything! This time around, celebrate National Blonde Brownie Day on January 22nd. Yum! Blondies. Ingredients: 2 Cups flour 1 Teaspoon baking powder 3/4 T…

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Sunburst Spinach Salad

I made this salad for myself and my hubby for lunch a few days ago. It seemed like a perfect antidote to the minimal sunlight and colder temps that mark this time of year. I was feeling a little…

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Pecan Cranberry Chew

Can You Say Christmas Gift? In an attempt to declutter the needless possessions taking up space in my home and office, I have made a commitment to buy only those things I absolutely need or can con…

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Almond Butter Clusters

It's hard to go wrong with a sweet recipe like this--crunchy, chewy, nutty, fruity, yummy. It may not hover at the bottom of the calorie-count list, but if you're going to splurge on a sweet treat, it…

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Nutty for Nut Butter

Whether you are working around the salmonella outbreak, a food allergy or you simply want some variety, a wide range of nut butters offers healthy, delicious surprises. Nut butters have seen a spike i…

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Top 10 Superfoods for Winter

When did we become so hungry for health-miracles and super-cures? Has it always been like this--or is it a more recent desire borne from the fear of ill-health caused by the modern world? All I know i…

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Baby Greens with Pomegranate Seeds and Spiced Pecans

The gorgeous ruby red and bright leaf green color of this salad offers welcome relief for a mid-winter table. And the flavor is a fresh as it looks. Best of all are the health benefits, with pomegrana…

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Spiced Parsnip Cake with Pecans

Move over carrot cake! The parsnip has arrived and wants some of the action. Good, fresh, firm parsnips have a wonderful, natural sweetness that makes them ideal in baked desserts. Read on for this in…

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Nutty Gifts: Sweet, Spicy or Savory

Party nuts are always a hit. Whether salty or sweet, spicy or mild, they are always rich and a bit decadent, but still virtuous because, after all, nuts are good for us. Bag up a gift of any one of th…

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