Category Archives: Lunch & Dinner

Italian Pasta Sauce | Simple and Fresh Tasting

It’s the fresh taste I love. There are Italians out there who love a long-simmered sauce. And I love certain of those sauces namingly my mom’s sauce (the best ever). Other sauces tend to take on an overcooked flavor and … Continue reading

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Broccoli-Cheddar Vegetable Soup with Cumin and Cilantro

  Have you ever heard the saying soup is good food? I think it came from an old Campbell’s commercial !  well, it is one true thing that came from a commercial. So, with that said, soup comes easy to … Continue reading

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Garbanzo Bean Pizza Crust (low-glycemic, high protein pizza crust)

In a part of Italy, you will find  pizza made on the stove-top. It is leavened with baking powder and not yeast. I’ve been doing this for years now with crust I make from semolina flour. Sometimes I alter it … Continue reading

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Chili-Lime Black Bean Hummus

More delicious than it sounds, and dare I say, better than traditional hummus? It’s a new day to be thankful. A new day to create. A new day to use up what’s in the fridge. A new day for a … Continue reading

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Black Bean Burgers

  Black bean Burgers: a vegetarian’s way out of eating meat (although I’m not a vegetarian anymore) Black beans are packed with nutrition. In one cup, you get 64% daily value of folate, 60% daily value of fiber, 30% DV … Continue reading

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Healthy Grocery Shopping 101

  This is an arranged pile of healthy foods bought at Trader Joe’s and Whole Foods Market today. Although my bill was pretty expensive, the fact that I go to these stores only once per month, it is expected. If these … Continue reading

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Raw Brussels Sprouts Slaw

I will never be convinced that if a person dislikes, hates or loathes a food, that he or she can NEVER like the food. Take Brussels Sprouts, they are literally hated by my son, yet this slaw, he eats in … Continue reading

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Honey Mustard Vinaigrette (please!)

This is a happy food because it makes your salad happy and therefore, you. This is a restaurant style homemade dressing. Pour it over a mixed greens salad containing watercress and/or baby kale to which you have added steamed cubed … Continue reading

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Butternut Soup

Choose small squash for the best flavor. You may substitute one large. Yield:  about 9-11 cups 2 small butternut squash (about 2-1/2 pounds) 3 cloves roasted garlic (optional) 1 tablespoon extra virgin coconut oil 1 large onion, sliced 3 shallots, … Continue reading

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Quick Raw Beet & Carrot Pickles

Beets are a cleansing food associated with  a healthy heart and liver. Beets are a super fitness food also, making it essential to your daily or weekly meal plans. This is partly due to its nitrate content. Juicing, shredding, pickling … Continue reading

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