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The Food That Cuts Your Risk of Premature Death by 20 Percent

Here’s some news to go nuts about. Exciting research found that simply adding one type of food to your diet could drastically slash your risk of dying. According to the study published in the New Engl…


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 ½ teaspoon olive o…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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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