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Super Summer Gazpacho

Perfect soup for a light lunch on a hot summer day or as a starter for an evening meal! It's very refreshing and has a little "heat" from the cayenne. Good with chips or on its own. This recipe is sim…


8 Great Benefits of Onions

Never mind the tears they bring ononions are an ace ally in your fight against disease. A prized member of the lily family, they lavish you with health benefits while adding oodles of taste to your f…


Quick and Tasty Asparagus Couscous

Looking for a quick, delicious and elegant dish fora summer night? Look no further. This asparagus couscous has plenty of flavor and character, and is ready to eat in under 30 minutes. 1 cups wa…


Live Long, Die Young

Live long, die young is a traditional Chinese saying that refers to the fact that most of us don't want to die, but also none of us want to suffer. We would like to live a long healthy life right up …


Pita Pizza with Kale Pesto

Healthy and full of flavor, with homemade pesto, this is a simple and fun pizza. We use pita bread because it makes a very thin crispy crust. Pizza 2 cups mozzarella, shredded 2 whole pita bread,…


Which Foods Have the Most Nutritional Bang for the Buck?

Nutrient density is a measure that shows which foods have the highest nutritional value in relation to caloric weight. The measurement can help you decide which foods have the most bang for your buck.…


Healthy Indian Snack: Potato & Vegetable Cutlets

For those times when the afternoon stretches into a lazy evening, your taste buds might crave a touch of spice: try this hot favorite snack from an Indian kitchen. Summer or winter, it is a delight to…


One of the Best Weeds to Eat

Little star in the mist is the translation of this weed's scientific name, Stellaria Media, though "chickweed" is the most common name. It's no surprise it's called chickweed since chickens love it …


8 Ways to Avoid Food Poisoning This Summer

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that about 1 in 6 Americans (thats 48 million people!) gets sick, 128,000 are hospitalized, and 3,000 die of foodborne diseases each year. …


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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