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Don’t Toss Those Scraps: 19 Foods You Can Regrow from Scraps – Infographic

February 17, 2016
Don't Toss Those Scraps: 19 Foods You Can Regrow from Scraps - Infographic

I have fond memories of the pride I felt as a little girl from saving our white potato skins, replanting them, watching them grow–but most of all–eating my potatoes. I also remember immersing avocado pits in water with toothpicks to grow lovely new plants from them. But many years have passed and I got away from doing that. Well, it’s time to get […]

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Make It & Take It: Baby Kale Cabbage & Pickled Veggie Mason Jar Salad

February 5, 2016
Make It & Take It: Baby Kale Cabbage & Pickled Veggie Mason Jar Salad

I love to make, take and eat salads for lunch and even dinner almost everyday. That’s why I like to assemble these easy, portable, colorful, mason jar salads. I shop for organic produce locally and seasonally, so the contents of my salads will vary according to what’s available in my local markets. Cabbage and carrots add crunch […]

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Red, White and Super Greens Salad

January 12, 2016
Red, White and Super Greens Salad

After a solid two months of holiday parties and vacations, my body was begging me for a break. A big one! Large, chewy, nutritious salads have always been my go-to food for a flavorful and filling way to treat my body right! I love to mix a variety colors, tastes and textures to create a […]

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7 Vegetables You Can Easily Grow Indoors

December 23, 2015
7 Vegetables You Can Easily Grow Indoors

The chilly temperatures and the bad weather may have put an end to the outdoor gardening for now, but this doesn’t mean that you can’t enjoy a thriving harvest. There are many options to grow healthy and happy vegetables inside your home. The key is to pick the right greenery and location and you will […]

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Gluten Free Carrot Cake

November 27, 2015
Gluten Free Carrot Cake

Popular dating sites help people to find the one and conquer loneliness. An added bonus is a chance to find a friend sharing your hobbies and interests. It turned out that one of my friends Alice who was in the dating scene registered here http://www.cupid.com/flirting.asp, found a man specializing in cooking gluten free cakes. It […]

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Tofu Mushroom Vegetable Soup with Garlic Miso Broth #VGNMF15

September 23, 2015
Tofu Mushroom Vegetable Soup with Garlic Miso Broth #VGNMF15

Fall is finally here! And there is nothing more colorful–and delightful–than the sight of fall organic produce at our local farmer’s market. It is such a pleasure to explore the farm stands and select ripe, seasonal vegetables to take home to prepare in simple, healthy ways. Vegetable soups are one of my favorite ways to enjoy a variety […]

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Vegan MoFo Day #3: Tofu Vegetable Quinoa Buddha Bowl with Hot and Spicy Broth #VGNMF15

September 3, 2015
Vegan MoFo Day #3: Tofu Vegetable Quinoa Buddha Bowl with Hot and Spicy Broth

Whenever I crave a quick, easy, healthy, hearty and delicious vegan dish, I know just what to do. I create my own Buddha bowls with whatever fresh, organic ingredients I have on hand. Since today’s VeganMoFo prompt is “quick, easy and delicious”, I decided to go with that theme and make a Tofu Vegetable Quinoa Buddha Bowl with the vegetables, grains and […]

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Meatless Monday: Simple and Satisfying Seasonal Steamed Vegetables

September 22, 2014
Meatless Monday: Simple and Satisfying Seasonal Steamed Vegetables

Sure, I love salads and I usually eat one everyday, but for me there is nothing quite as satisfying as a bowl of fresh, crisp, al dente steamed vegetables. They are so quick and easy to make. And the combinations are limitless. I love to take a quick trip to my wonderful local farmer’s market to see […]

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What Should I Have for Lunch? Curry Lentil Mushroom Soup

April 4, 2013
What Should I Have for Lunch? Curry Lentil Mushroom Soup

Here’s my favorite recipe for a hearty, healthy, warming savory lentil soup. It’s great for cool winter days, but I love lentil soup any time of year. This hearty, satisfying soup is great to carry in a thermos for lunch, accompanied by a  mixed green salad and flaxseed crackers. But the best thing about this […]

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