Black Bean Soup and Lentil Soup Recipes

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Black Bean Soup Description Black beans, also known as “turtle beans,” are an especially tasty variety, and make a lovely soup. As with most dried beans, they are inexpensive while offering a bounty of fiber, protein, folic acid, potassium and magnesium. Do not salt dried beans while they are cooking as the salt slows down […]

Misconceptions Squashed

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We cut them up and then toss them to the curb uneaten, we use them as home decor, we even make containers and musical instruments out of them…but we don’t eat very many of them. I’m talking about squash. Poor, overlooked squash. It’s relatively easy to prepare – assuming that you have a sharp and […]

Say GoodBye To Ab Flab!

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Whether you have a month, a week or even just a day: IF YOU HAVE 24 HOURS: Drop up to an inch from your belly by de-bloating, says Health Magazine. Here’s how: Build meals around plain grilled chicken, fish or seafood and steamed veggies like zucchini, salad, green beans, asparagus or carrots. Eggs are OK […]

Improve Your Well-Being With Garden Fresh Fruits And Veggies This August!

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Summer is the best season to get your own home grown fruits and vegetables. Whether they come from your garden at home or a local farm, fresh is always best! Here are some fruits and veggies that start their prime picking season in August. Head out today to get some delicious, nutritious and fresh garden […]

Creamy Winter Chowder & Crunchy Winter Cabbage Recipe

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When I was a kid, I couldn’t stand cabbage – it tasted like old shoes and smelled even worse when it was cooking. But lately I’ve started using cabbage in my dishes, and I’m realizing that the whole trick to enjoying cabbage is to cook it gently. When you do, it retains its pleasing crunch […]