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How to Make the Perfect Ceviche

Ceviche is the perfect dish for a light summer meal that doesn’t require any cooking so there is no extra heat. To make the perfect ceviche, you need to follow some cooking rules closely so it will turn out delicious and perfect. 1. Use Fresh Fish Sometimes it isn’t possible to get freshly got fish […]

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Italian Braised Pork with Polenta

Italian Braised Pork with Polenta

Are you tired of your predictable dinner menu? Looking for a new tasty dish to prepare for your family? Bring a taste of Italy to your dinner table with this delicious Italian braised pork with polenta recipe that is easy and scrumptious. Using a slow cooker allows you to start this dish in the morning […]

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Perfect Poached Eggs

A healthy and delicious way to prepare eggs is by poaching.  This method entails cooking an egg in simmering water.  Poaching is a favored cooking method since it produces consistent and predictable results.  This is achieved by precise timing and the temperature of the simmering water as there is no guesswork.  The ideal poached egg […]

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7 Ways Your Family Can Eat Healthy on a Budget

7 Ways Your Family Can Eat Healthy on a Budget

A few years ago, buying unprocessed foods would save you a few bucks, but this is no longer the case in these recent times. Affordable diet has proven to be a challenge because of the fast rising cost of fresh produce such as groceries. However, even with everything going up in terms of prices it […]

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Addictive Sweet Potato Burritos with Avocado-Cilantro Cream Sauce

Sweet potatoes are a healthy super-food. They are loaded with beta carotene and other essential vitamins and minerals, they are considered “slow carbs” meaning they don’t spike your blood sugar like other starches and they keep you feeling fuller longer. Not only that, they’re delicious! Have you tried sweet potatoes in a burrito? Try this […]

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Vegetarian Chili Recipes

Americans are becoming more and more health conscious.  They are exercising more, eliminating bad habits, and making a change in their diets.  There are a lot of diet fads at any given time – low carb, low fat, more protein, more organic, etc.  Time and time again it is proven that fad diets don’t work. […]

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Meal Short Cuts

Meal Short Cuts: How to Get Dinner on the Table Faster

If you have ever been involved in a dinner situation where a lot of boys or men have been involved, then you know how important it is to get dinner on the table as fast as possible. Whether you are planning a big meal or have a house full of hungry people all the time, […]

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Cut the Fat Without Cutting the Flavor

How to Cut the Fat Without Cutting the Flavor

Trying to stay healthy can be easy, but cutting out all of the flavor from your meals will make it difficult. Cutting fat and dieting does not mean losing all of the good flavors that come with every meal you consume. To keep the flavor in your meals, follow a few tips to ensure you […]

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10 Ways to Make Your Favorite Foods Healthier

As we are deep into the holiday season (which also means high calorie, high fat delicious food), what can we do to make our favorite foods healthier? The real challenge is to find a way to either cut or substitute certain ingredients but still keep the same flavor and results. Here are 10 ways you […]

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Festive Appetizers

With the Holiday Season, parties abound.  We have friends and family over.  We have work parties, church potlucks, and major dinners.  Staying within the theme of the season can be difficult, however.  We know all of the main entrees – Ham, Turkey, Crab for the main dish.  Sweet Potato Casserole, Mashed Potatoes, Rolls, and grandma’s […]

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The Sweet Earthiness of Beets

Beets are a vegetable that many people either love or hate. Their sweet earthy flavor attracts many and seems to confuse others. The roots and greens are edible, healthy, and delicious. About Beets Beets belong to the chenopod family, along with spinach, chard, and quinoa. Both the roots and greens are edible and quite good […]

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How Bean Soups Can Slim your Waistline and Pad your Wallet

Beans are cheap and healthy. They are high in fiber, protein, and folate. The high concentration of fiber and protein is why you feel full faster when you eat beans. Furthermore, beans are fairly low calorie food thus being an excellent food to eat when you are trying to lose weight. Plus, they cost pennies […]

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