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Pasta with Roasted Butternut Squash and Pecans

I’ve been trying to come up with new ways to eat all those tasty and healthy squash that are so abundant in the fall months.  Butternut squash is one of my favorites!  Check out my previous post for Butternut Squash … Continue reading

03. November 2012 by admin
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Rich Double Dark Chocolate Brownies

It’s been a crazy last couple of weeks.  I thought that I would share this unique recipe for brownies, so please don’t freak out when you see black beans in the recipe .  I’ve talked about the benefits of fiber … Continue reading

25. May 2012 by admin
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Pumpkin Pie Dip for Apples

It has long been said that “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” Apples contain both soluble and insoluble fiber, Vitamin C, flavenoids, phenols, and carotenoids (antioxidants that contribute to cancer prevention).  Apples are also praised for their link … Continue reading

11. May 2012 by admin
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Farfalle with Turkey Sausage and Anti-Cancer Kale

Kale is a nutritional powerhouse.  Kale contains vitamin A, K, folate, sulforaphane, fiber, vitamin C, manganese, potassium, copper, and calcium. Here is another post that I wrote about Kale and it’s cancer prevention properties. Kale Chips are another great way … Continue reading

28. April 2012 by admin
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Chocolate Coconut Larabars

After reading a great article in Eating Well Magazine  on Phthalates being absorbed into our bodies through packaged food, I have tried to limit my consumption of these types of convenience foods.  Phthalates are environmental estrogens and may contribute to … Continue reading

23. April 2012 by admin
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Butternut squash pizza

  Ingredients 1 whole wheat pizza crust- store bought or homemade whole wheat crust 1/2 cup organic pizza sauce 1 package frozen butternut squash, or you can roast your own if you can’t find frozen 5 portabella mushrooms, thinly sliced 1/2 … Continue reading

23. December 2011 by admin
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Raspberry Salad

Raspberry Salad and Balsamic vinaigrette For the salad: 2 cups spring mix style greens 1/8 cup thinly sliced red onion 2 T sprouted wheat berries 1/3 cup raspberries For the vinaigrette: 2 T extra virgin olive oil 1 T balsamic … Continue reading

02. December 2011 by admin
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