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IT’S CHILI OUT! HOW ABOUT A HOT, CREAMY BOWL OF PEA SOUP!

IT’S CHILI OUT! HOW ABOUT A HOT, CREAMY BOWL OF PEA SOUP!

  KNOW WHAT YOU’RE EATING  I love learning about food and its healing properties. Before I make any recipe I always check to see if the ingredients I am using will enhance or harm my health. Peas are a popular vegetable and contain fiber and antioxidants. Please...

Recipes

Pasta Fagioli!

Pasta Fagioli!

PASTA FAGIOLI Serves 4 to 6 Beans are “heart-healthy” and contain an abundance of soluble fiber, which can lower cholesterol and triglyceride levels. They are loaded with nutrients our bodies crave, such as vitamin B, calcium, potassium, and folate. They are also low...

Smoothies

GREEN MONSTER “SMOOTHIE”!

GREEN MONSTER “SMOOTHIE”!

I see green and I automatically know it's good for me!  I find myself low on energy around 4:00 O’clock every afternoon. If I don’t eat or drink something to bring my energy level up to hold me over until dinner, I will inevitably start picking, piece of cheese here,...

Recent Recipes 

IT’S CHILI OUT! HOW ABOUT A HOT, CREAMY BOWL OF PEA SOUP!

IT’S CHILI OUT! HOW ABOUT A HOT, CREAMY BOWL OF PEA SOUP!

  KNOW WHAT YOU’RE EATING  I love learning about food and its healing properties. Before I make any recipe I always check to see if the ingredients I am using will enhance or harm my health. Peas are a popular vegetable and contain fiber and antioxidants. Please...

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HOLIDAY CHEER!

HOLIDAY CHEER!

Photo from "Food for Thought" I serve this smoothie during the holiday season to my family and guests. Just because it may be cold out doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy this heart-healthy drink that includes the star of the season, pumpkin and pomegranates!! Pumpkin is...

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FAMOUS TURKEY RECIPE!

FAMOUS TURKEY RECIPE!

A Thanksgiving feast to feed the soul! I've tried so many ways over the years to prepare turkey so it will have lots of flavor and not turn out dry. I've wrapped them in cheese clothes, soaked them in brine, deep-fried, put butter over the skin, under the skin, cooked...

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POMEGRANATE  & CHERRY SMOOTHIE!

POMEGRANATE & CHERRY SMOOTHIE!

POMEGRANATES! This red rich fruit is known to be one of the healthiest ones around! They are filled with antioxidants, Vitamin A, E, C, and folic acid. They are anti-viral and contain anti-tumor properties and is high in anti-oxidants. Drinking the juice and eating...

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Pasta Broccoli

Pasta Broccoli

One of my favorite go to meals! It’s ready in 20 minutes and is perfect for lunch or dinner. In the winter I leave some of the pasta water and because it is flavored with olive oil and garlic it turns into a satisfying hot bowl of soup! In summer I serve it for brunch at room temperature!

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