I love Mexican food and I was bound and determined to find a good substitute for rice to go along with my meal. So, I experimented and tested the recipe on my family and friends and the results were awesome. I even had a few say  they’d never eat rice again! I could of used…

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Most of us are looking for ways to shed a few pounds and trim down. It may surprise you to hear this, but going on an extreme diet or trying to completely overhaul your eating habits all at once may not be the answer. Making small and reasonable changes may be the way to get…

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Protein is an essential element of a healthy diet. “It’s an essential nutrient,” says Anne Wolf, RD, registered dietitian and researcher at the University of Virginia School of Medicine. Protein serves as a critical building block for cells and tissues throughout our body. “We need it for every function in our body — for healing purposes and…

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I love to take an old family recipe and make it healthier! These muffins turned out much better than I remember from years ago. They are very moist and had a wonderful flavor. I used to add in chocolate chips but decided to try them without. I didn’t even miss the chocolate flavor although adding…

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I think I’ve mentioned here before that I’m a big fan of chocolate. Believe it or not, chocolate is a healthy treat, as long as you choose wisely. Not only does it taste great, but have you ever wondered why you feel so good when you eat chocolate? Turns out chocolate is known to give you an…

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This pasta dish is packed full of nutrition and has been one of my family favorites! I now make it in a healthy version by using Spelt Pasta. (My favorite brand) Here is an amazing tidbit – A plate full of whole grain spelt pasta can provide as much as half of the USDA recommended guidelines for…

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