Garlic, The “Stinking Rose”

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“Garlic used as it should be used is the soul, the divine essence, of cookery. The cook who can employ it successfully will be found to possess the delicacy of perception, the accuracy of judgment, and the dexterity of hand which go to the formation of a great artist.” Mrs. W. G. Waters in ‘The […]

Recipes of the Week: Summertime Snacks!

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Summertime Shrimp Summertime just calls out for shrimp. And corn. And you can cook them both in the same pot! Fresh ears of corn only need three minutes of cooking time — any more than that, and they’ll be mushy instead of appealingly crisp. That three-minute window is perfect for shrimp, too, although you may […]

Great Snacking: Nutty Naturopath Kale Chips

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Ingredients: • 6-8 bunches of organic kale • 1 C cashews (Brazil nuts) • 1/2 C nutritional yeast • 2 Tblsp lemon juice • 1 1/2 – 2 tsp crushed garlic • 1-2 tsp salt • 1 C olive oil • 4-6 chopped tomatoes, or 1/2 C organic tomato sauce • 2 Tblsp turmeric (optional) […]

Super Snacks for Super Bowl and Sundays

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Super-Savory Snacking Call it a snack or a condiment; enjoy it by the spoonful or use it as a topping on everything from chicken to soup. This herb-spiced, lemony olive-and-walnut sauté is simple to make, yet is remarkably savory. I like to use Aleppo pepper when I make this, but you can swap out Aleppo […]

Luxury (Yet Affordable!) Surf ‘n’ Turf

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This is taking the surf ‘n’ turf concept to the next level, folks – we’re bringing together the darlings of the surf (shrimp) AND the turf (bacon). And it only takes 10 minutes to throw all of this together if you have some pre-cooked bacon on hand. Even if you have to cook the bacon, […]

Grilled Salmon with Tomatoes & Basil

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This recipe is so beautiful and yet so simple to prepare–it’s perfect for entertaining. You just spread a side of salmon with minced garlic, sprinkle with fresh basil, then layer sliced tomatoes on top. Put it on the grill for 10 minutes and you’re done! Grilled Salmon with Tomatoes & Basil Recipe Makes 4 servings […]

Making Your Favorite Savory Ingredients into a Triple Play

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You might not know what an allium is, but you’ve already enjoyed eating one. Or three or four. The allium family includes two of the world’s most popular ingredients: garlic and onions. Plenty of other beloved veggies are members of the allium family: leeks, green onions (often called scallions), chives, shallots, and ramps (i.e., wild […]

Healthy and Delicious Cole Slaw as a Spaghetti Replacement

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Are you trying to find ways to make some interesting meals without using gluten or many carbs? You might find this recipe interesting as a healthy alternative to wheat pasta or any pasta for that matter. Let me know what you think of it if you try it… Healthy and Delicious Cole Slaw as a […]

Start the New Year Off Right with This Healthy Fat!

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For years people have avoided coconut oil thinking it to be a “harmful” saturated fat. Moreover, many people avoid fats all together thinking they are going to make them fat. In fact, our bodies need fats to properly function, especially good fats such as coconut oil. The culprits that are making us fat are processed […]

Yams with Ginger and Cinnamon

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The health-promoting carotenoids found in yams not only give them their beautiful color but provide a great source of pro-vitamin A to your Healthiest Way of Eating., which is important for enhancing your immune function. And the yam’s rich fiber content helps fill you up without filling out your hips and waistline. Yams with Ginger […]