Kale is one of the most nutritious cruciferous vegetables loaded with fiber and low in calories. Kale has a definite role to play in support of the body’s detoxification processes.  It’s also a great anti-inflammatory and aids in the body’s detoxification process. If you love Granny Smith Apples and their tartness, then this smoothie is…

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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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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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Quinoa is not only a good source of fiber and protein, it is packed with amino acids, enzymes, vitamins, minerals, fiber, antioxidants and phytonutrients. A cup of quinoa will give you around 127 calories and 4.5 grams of protein so I cook with it often. We are big fans of spicier foods, so it’s no surprise…

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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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If you are in a bad mood or experiencing moodiness from premenstrual syndrome (PMS) there is a tendency to head to the refrigerator to scavenge for junk food. Research shows that continual bad moods or women who experience moodiness from PMS may have an underlying condition where calcium isn’t used properly by the body during times of…

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