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Beans – Butternut Squash soup


Beans are high in Zinc a nutrient your body needs. So the recipe this week is good for you as well as delicious. Ingredients: 1/2 cup beans (I use bean mix which has lot of different beans, barley) 3 cups butternut squash (or pumpkin) pieces 2 cups carrot pieces 1/2 cup onion 2 tea spns chopped ginger 1/2 tea spn cumin powder 1/2 tea spn chili flakes 1 finely chopped green chilli 1/2 cup red bellpepper 3 cups vegetable stock […]

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Ginger Root Heals Ailments


The vitamin ginger root offers you a lot of benefits, including the ability to treat headaches and common colds. One of the most common uses of ginger root is the treat an upset stomach, something we all know and hate. Normally in the form of flat ginger ale and crackers, this vitamin could fix even the most upset of stomachs – and fast to boot. For the last few decades, ancient civilizations have used the vitamin in both cooking form […]

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Roasted Rutabaga and Parsnip Soup with Kale and Coconut Bacon


Some of the healthy things Kale can do for your body: One cup of kale has only 36 calories and zero grams of fat, which makes it a great diet aid.Kale is a superstar in the arena of carotenoids and flavonoids, two powerful antioxidants that protect our cells from free radicals that cause oxidative stress.Not only do kale’s antioxidant and anti-inflammatory qualities work together to prevent and even combat cancer, a healthy diet of kale also provides glucosinolates, which have […]

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Delicious Brussels Sprouts Recipes


Studies have found that these members of the cabbage family, which are now in season, may help reduce the risk of cancer. Pick up a bunch on your next trip to the market, and show them off in any of these recipes. Hot Sides There are so many ways to cook these babies. Combine with sweet or salty ingredients for an even more mouthwatering dish! Roasted Brussels Sprouts (above, from Food Network Magazine) Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Pomegranate and Hazelnuts […]

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Sweet, Crunchy Apple Makes A Cameo Appearance


An apple a day may keep the doctor away, but it’s also a healthy reminder of favorite flavors and aromas, such as homemade cider, fresh apple pie and autumn adventures to go picking in the orchard. Now there’s a new apple in the grocery store that’s likely to please the pickiest of palates: Cameo® apples are a gourmet variety noted for their thin skin. Whether eaten fresh out of hand or used in a favorite recipe, Cameos have an irresistible […]

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Pizza without the Guilty…What a great idea.


Almost everyone I know loves pizza but we all know that is not the most healthy or diet friendly food on the planet. Well I have a found a recipe I wanted to share with you.It allows you to have the pizza you crave without the guilty you don’t.It can be a great snack or a dinner on the run and is quick and easy to prepare. DIET  PIZZA 1 oz. bread 2 oz. cheese 1/4 c. mushrooms, sliced Pinch […]

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Chinese cooking can be very healthy.


Chinese cooking can be very healthy as it contains low carb as well as low fat dishes.  Today, I am sharing with you a low carb Chinese recipes for Chinese green beans. The health benefits of green beans are related to their nutrition. For a sweet vegetable, green beans are still relatively low in calories. They are high in vitamin C and vitamin K; with 1 cup providing 20% of the Daily Value for vitamin C and 25% for vitamin […]

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Weight Loss Recipe:Tuna Patties With Lemon Dill Sauce


Lean protein is your diet is essential to weight loss and weight maintenance. Tuna fish is an excellent source of lean protein as it is lower in fat than red meats. Losing weight isn’t about hunger, misery and crash dieting! By learning to make, delicious, easy-to-prepare, nutritious food your body needs and will enjoy – losing weight becomes exciting and energizing. Instead of high calorie, fatty sources – use spices to provide flavorsome, exciting meals your whole family will enjoy. […]

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Zucchini can be great!


Our vegetable of the week is zucchini.Now before you say you do not like it take a minute to read how truly great it is for you and your health.The health benefits make it worth a second look.One cup of zucchini has 36 calories and 10% of the RDA of dietary fiber, which aids in digestion, prevents constipation, maintains low blood sugar and curbs overeating.It can help lower your cholesterol as well as help in preventing cancer.Zucchini can also help […]

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