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replace gluten with juicing

Replace Gluten with Juicing – Reduce Your Health Risks

One in five Americans is attempting a replace gluten or gluten-free diet. This diet is simply cutting out, or reducing, the amount of gluten you ingest. Do you know what gluten is? It’s a mixture of storage proteins which give many foods its glue-like consistency. It can be found in wheat, barley, rye, and malt.…

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fermented carrots

Rosemary Fermented Carrots – Helps Overall Health

Fermented Carrots is not new. People have been fermenting foods for millennia, but we are just now realizing how it helps our digestive and overall health. Instead of taking a probiotic supplement, you can easily make your own tasty foods with loads of “good bacteria.” Where can you get the whey? From yogurt. It is…

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asian chicken wraps

Asian Chicken Wraps with Peanut Sauce

Here’s a great Asian Chicken Wraps recipe for leftover chicken, particularly on those “it’s too hot or I’m too tired to cook” nights. Use whatever vegetables you have on hand, peppers, tomatoes, cabbage, sprouts, greens, etc. Look for the Spring Roll Wraps (may be called rice paper wraps) in the Asian food aisle of most…

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gluten free lemon zucchini bread

Gluten Free Lemon Zucchini Bread – High Nutritional Value

Zucchini Bread made with Zucchini, and other summer squashes are great in baked goods because you get the added nutrition, but you don’t have an overpowering taste. I love to make this with yellow summer squash because it adds a nice (all natural) yellow hue to the bread. Zucchini will work too, but your bread…

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Spring Garlic Aioli

Spring Garlic Aioli – Homemade Healthy Mayonnaise

Aioli is an emulsion of egg and oil. Add a little sweetener, and it becomes home made healthy mayonnaise. What is spring garlic? It is immature garlic harvested when the farmers thin the garlic fields. By removing some of the spring garlic, there is more room for the rest of the garlic to grow. Is…

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quinoa stuffed squash

Stuffed Squash with Quinoa and Sausage – Nutritionally Packed

Summer stuffed squash is a rich source of Vitamin A and C, magnesium, fiber, folate, riboflavin, phosphorus, potassium and Vitamin B6. This quick and easy filling uses quinoa as a binder. You can make extra quinoa the night before for this recipe or cook it up while you are preparing the other ingredients. Stuffed Squash…

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Citrus Salsa

Citrus Salsa – A Bright Alternative To Tomato Salsa

Citrus Salsa is a bright alternative to tomato salsa is easy to prepare and will give you a healthy dose of vitamin C with your tortilla chips or tacos (or put it on some grilled chicken or fish, mmmm!). Amounts are approximate, adjust it to your taste. You can also use bell pepper for a…

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Quinoa Sprouts

Quinoa Sprouts – Add Crunch To Your Salad

If you are looking for some low carb crunch to add to your salad, Quinoa sprouts may just be the answer. The process of “sprouting” burns up the stored carbohydrates within the seed (or legume). The same method works for lentils and beans, but they take a few days longer to sprout than Quinoa. The same…

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gluten free zucchini brownies

Fun and Healthy Gluten Free Zucchini Brownies

These gluten free zucchini brownies are also egg free and dairy free. For best results make sure, your gluten-free flour has guar gum or xanthan gum in it (or add ¾ teaspoon). Or use all purpose flour if you don’t need to be gluten free. Gluten Free Zucchini Brownies Ingredients 2 cups gluten free flour…

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Spring Vegetable Risotto

Dry Wine Spring Vegetable Risotto

I was skeptical when I first learned this method for making Vegetable Risotto. It comes out creamy stirring only at the beginning, after 10 minutes and then again at the end. Washing the rice briefly in the cooking liquid before toasting rinses much of the starch off the rice into the liquid letting you remain…

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