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Sicilian Cauliflower Antipasti

No Comments | Written on January 1, 2014 at 5:00 am , by

Let’s kick off 2014 on the right foot!

This easy (and healthy!) recipe is a wonderful side dish when served warm, and also is a fantastic addition to an antipasti spread when served at room temperature.

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Marinated Baby Carrots

No Comments | Written on December 19, 2013 at 5:00 am , by

I love giving edible gifts this time of year.  Of course it is fun to make homemade cookies, fudge and candies, but sometimes it is nice to also offer a healthy gift for the holidays!  This recipe for “Marinated Baby Carrots” in a jar is just as easy and fun to make, and can be a welcome alternative to sweet treats.  Carrots are a nutrition powerhouse, providing over 15 essential vitamins and minerals along with phytonutrients and fiber that are important for good health.

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Post Thanksgiving Detox

No Comments | Written on November 29, 2013 at 5:00 am , by

Yesterday you indulged, but today you can get back on track!  Before you hit the stores for the Black Friday sales, sip this quick “Post Thanksgiving Detox!”

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Roasted Root Vegetable and Polenta Casserole

8 Comments | Written on November 6, 2013 at 5:00 am , by

The minute the weather starts getting cooler, I begin to crave this casserole.  It is filled with colorful root vegetables, in season right now.  The base is a cheese and herb polenta that is sure to fill you up on a cool fall day!

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How to Make Refrigerator Pickles

No Comments | Written on July 17, 2013 at 5:00 am , by

One way to capture the flavors of summer is through pickling.  If you don’t want to deal with the hassle of home canning, refrigerator pickles are a great option.  They keep for up to 3 months in your refrigerator, but my guess is they will disappear much faster than that!

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Best Vegan Recipe Ever – Pasta with Kale in Lemon Cashew Sauce

5 Comments | Written on May 30, 2013 at 5:00 am , by

Hey all you vegans out there, pay attention.  This recipe is awesome…

That goes for all the non-vegans as well!  I may not be a vegan, but I found this recipe to be rich, hearty and satisfying.  Definitely one to file away and make again and again.

Get ready for a vegetarian, vegan, dairy-free and delicious recipe!  (Heck, it could be gluten-free too if you use quinoa pasta…)

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Kale Caesar Salad with Greek Yogurt Dressing

9 Comments | Written on March 20, 2013 at 12:00 am , by

Kale is a super food…

Greek Yogurt is super trendy…

Why not combine them both into one super trendy, super food salad?

If you love the tangy zing of a classic Caesar Salad, but not the added fat and calories from the heavy dressing, then this recipe is for you!

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Peperonata Dip

1 Comment | Written on March 19, 2013 at 12:00 am , by

This spicy and smoky concoction of stewed red peppers and tomatoes has become my new favorite go to recipe!  It’s so much more than a dip.  It can be a sandwich spread, a pizza topping, a burger condiment…the list goes on and on.   Did I mention it’s vegan and gluten-free?  Believe me, you need to try peperonata!

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How to do a 3-Day Juice Cleanse

31 Comments | Written on January 30, 2013 at 5:00 am , by

Have you ever considered doing one of those trendy “juice cleanses?”  Sure, you can have them delivered to your door, or purchase them at high end grocery stores, but that can add up and get expensive fast.  Plus, I really enjoy things like bacon, pie, and chewing…

Since we are giving away the stellar Cuisinart Compact Juice Extractor this week, I decided to jump on the bandwagon and give it a try for myself!

How gorgeous are all those fruits and vegetables!  They sure are an inspiration to get healthy and nourish your body.  Let me tell you a little bit about how I designed this 3-Day Juice Cleanse as well as a few recommendations and tips I discovered along the way.

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2012 Grand Prize Winners!!

3 Comments | Written on January 25, 2013 at 5:00 am , by

This is it… the moment you have all been waiting for, the winners in our 2012 contest!!  After careful consideration by our judges and online voting from our readers, we have a $2,000 Grand Prize Winner and a $500 Ultimate Reader’s Choice Winner!

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