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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...

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PUMPKIN CUPCAKES WITH CREAM CHEESE FROSTING!

PUMPKIN CUPCAKES WITH CREAM CHEESE FROSTING!

These pumpkin cupcakes are perfect to serve for dessert on Thanksgiving or any time of the year!  It's a fun day of baking all together as a family whether you are a kid or an adult. You can use your imagination to decorate your cupcake. This recipe comes from my...

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EATALY!!! BEST PLACE FOR EVERYTHING IN ITALIAN CUISINE!

EATALY!!! BEST PLACE FOR EVERYTHING IN ITALIAN CUISINE!

Eataly is my "go-to" specialty market for everything authentically Italian to make the most incredible meals! I picked up some of their homemade pasta and these ravioli, one with ricotta cheese and one with fresh pea puree! I used the summer tomato sauce for the Pea...

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COMING OUT IN THE FALL, “PUMPKIN SPICED LATTE”!

COMING OUT IN THE FALL, “PUMPKIN SPICED LATTE”!

We are so excited to announce our "PUMPKIN SPICED LATTE" will be added to our FLOURISH GRANOLA family just in time to welcome fall! I am always concerned about the amount of processed sugar that is in everything we eat and drink. Especially those "special" coffee...

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FLOURISH GRANOLA!

FLOURISH GRANOLA!

    INSTAGRAM @cristinacooks  https://bit.ly/3cHzCVj INSTAGRAM @ flourish_bodymindsoul   https://bit.ly/2yxdjDd    AMAZON  https://amzn.to/2XZFBRr FOOD IS MEDICINE FOR YOUR BODY! EAT, AND LIVE “WELL”!PART OF THE PROFITS FROM FFT GO TO “THE WOMEN’S...

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Potato Plates, Smoked Salmon with Creme Fraiche

Potato Plates, Smoked Salmon with Creme Fraiche

POTATO PLATES, SMOKED SALMON WITH CREME FRAICHE I was inspired by Chef Wolfgang Puck many years ago when he served up a new pizza combination in the early days of Spago! He took his unbelievable tasting pizza dough rolled it thin, and baked it to perfection with...

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SPRING ROLLS WITH 3 DIPPING SAUCES!

SPRING ROLLS WITH 3 DIPPING SAUCES!

One of my favorite ways to eat lots of raw, fresh, crunchy, colorful, flavorful vegetables is to roll them in rice paper. I end up eating 4 to 5 spring rolls at a sitting, they’re that good! You are eating a virtual rainbow of colors! These little packages of...

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SLOPPY JOE WITH CREAMY COLE SLAW!

SLOPPY JOE WITH CREAMY COLE SLAW!

A perfect summer lunch or dinner! It's easy, quick and kids love it!  Coleslaw Ingredients 1 pound green cabbage, shredded thin ⅓ cup regular or vegan mayonnaise 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1/4 cup Italian (flat-leaf) parsley...

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STONE FRUIT SALAD!

STONE FRUIT SALAD!

STONE FRUIT SALAD Summer fruits are my favorite especially, stone fruits. My all-time favorite fruit is a peach. I eat at least 3 peaches every day during the peak season which is July and August!  Peaches are good for digestion, skin, eyes, and helpful for blood...

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SMOOTH MOVE

SMOOTH MOVE

Over ate a bit celebrating Memorial Day! Feeling sluggish and uncomfortable? Try this “Soothie” to help soothe the tummy and gut! Move things out that slow you down! Serves 2 to 3 -8 oz (1 cup)  servings INGREDIENTS 3 cups of coconut water ½ cup uncooked Bob's Red...

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MEMORIAL DAY CELEBRATION 2020

MEMORIAL DAY CELEBRATION 2020

MEMORIAL DAY! I  REMEMBERING THOSE WHO MADE THE ULTIMATE SACRIFICE! EMBRACE THIS DAY, ONE ANOTHER, AND OUR FREEDOM! Memorial Day is a day of remembrance for everyone who has died serving in the American armed forces. Originally known as Decoration Day it originated in...

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FRENCH TOAST!

FRENCH TOAST!

NO GUILT FRENCH TOAST One of my very favorite breakfasts is French Toast with fresh fruit and pure maple syrup, I stopped having it, It was just too heavy and made my stomach hurt after I ate it. It was full of calories, fat, and sugar! Not such a healthy way to start...

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Heart Healthy Turkey Bolognese

Heart Healthy Turkey Bolognese

Serves 6 to 8 INGREDIENTS 1 large white onion, quartered 1 small carrot cut into four pieces 1 celery rib cut into four pieces 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1-1/2 pounds, ground turkey, dark meat 2 turkey sausages casings removed 2 teaspoons kosher salt 1 cup low-fat...

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