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Fast Kale & Cornbread Salad Recipe

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Make something insanely yummy with LEFTOVERS! One of my favorite salty/sweet salads is KALE + CORNBREAD. Try it. It’s GOOD. And it only takes 3min!

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You Don’t Need Another Recipe…

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…this Thanksgiving.  Even if you fill the table with healthy alternatives to your favorite dishes- the biggest danger remains: OVEREATING.  It won’t matter if it’s healthy if you still eat too much of it. So this holiday, focus on PORTION CONTROL.  Read on for tips to help you through: Think small – serve in smaller [...]

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A Dirty Little Cooking Secret!

Barley and Mushroom Pilaf Recipe

OK- I love to cook food! but seriously, I’ll admit, I’m still learning.  And something I’m finding to be true about cooking alternative grains- like cous cous, polenta, barley, wild rice, quinoa, kamut- is (when in doubt) cook it like pasta!  I’m sure many foodies and chefs are cringing- but seriously, they’re probably not reading [...]

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Polenta!

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I love to cook for myself. But I’m terrible at planning.  Being hungry by the time I start to cook means I want my food QUICK. This usually leads to eating a lot of cous-cous and polenta.   Both are super easy to prepare and give a welcome alternative to potatoes or pasta. Polenta is [...]

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Ginger Honey Chicken

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Spicy, Flavorful and Lean.  Here’s another way to make your chicken!  (Ginger has also been shown to clean and thin the blood thus positively affecting the heart and almost every other organ in the body.) GINGER HONEY CHICKEN INGREDIENTS: Olive oil cooking spray 2 tbsp low-sodium soy sauce 1 tbsp lime juice 1 tbsp raw [...]

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