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Keep Hydrated with These 8 Summer Produce Superstars

It is essential to keep hydrated during the hot summer months. Water is vital to keep your body functioning correctly. When it is hot and humid outside, you need to replace the water that is lost to sweating. Luckily, much of the produce that is in peak during those months are high in water content,…

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Orange Marmalade

No Sugar Added Orange Marmalade with Wine

This No Sugar Added Orange Marmalade is bursting with fresh orange taste with a delicious accent of wine without loads of sugar used in most marmalade recipes. Most tradition marmalade recipes call for equal amounts of sugar to the fruit and to be boiled for 30 minutes or so to gel. Since we are adding agave syrup for…

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Watermelon Cucumber Cups

Watermelon Cucumber Cups – A Fun Appetizer or Salad

Watermelon Cucumber Cups are a fun appetizer or salad for your summer entertaining. The sweet watermelon, salty feta, and lemony dressing all come together in a fun presentation called Watermelon Cucumber Cups. Watermelon and cucumbers are both a part of the Cucurbitaceae family that includes squash and gourds too. Both cucumbers and watermelon are high in…

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Peasant Ratatouille - Flavorful Combination of Organic Summer Produce

Ratatouille – Combination of Organic Summer Produce

Ratatouille is a peasant dish with origins in the Provence region of France. It is a simple but flavorful combination of summer produce like eggplant, zucchini (or other summer squash), and tomatoes. Toss in some onions and garlic plus fresh herbs for extra flavor, and you have a delicious vegetable dish. In the movie of…

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Broccoli Carrot salad

Broccoli Carrot Salad – Loaded with Fiber and Antioxidants

Raw Broccoli Carrot Salad is full of crunch, color, and flavor. This salad is loaded with fiber and antioxidants: vitamin A from the carrots, vitamin C from the broccoli, and vitamin E from the walnuts. Plus fiber, potassium, vitamin K and host of other nutrients in these raw ingredients. If your broccoli stems are a bit…

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sweet potato stuffed with avocado
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Sweet Potato Stuffed with Avocado

This Sweet Potato Stuffed with Avocado recipe is very simple and is an excellent blend of cool, spicy and sweet. Sweet Potato with Avocado Ingredients: 4 (8-ounce) Sweet Potatoes 2 green onions, sliced medium red bell pepper, seeded and diced 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 3 tablespoons lime juice avocados – peeled, pitted, and mashed salt and…

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Blueberry Vinaigrette

Blueberry Vinaigrette Salad Dressing – Fresh and Healthy

This Fresh Blueberry Vinaigrette whips up in minutes and packs a colorful, sweet and slightly acidic punch to your salads. Blueberries are low in calorie, and high in water content and fiber as well as vitamin C and K. They get their blue color from anthocyanins, a powerful antioxidant which helps protect your body from…

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Lemon Herb Chicken Salad

Grilled Lemon Herb Chicken Salad – Best Flavors of Spring

This Grilled Lemon Herb Chicken Salad takes some of the best flavors of spring and grills them for a bolder flavor. This is best with younger, less woody asparagus and carrots. But, if you have thicker ones, you can peel the woody part of the asparagus and trim out the hard center core of the…

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10 Low Carb Vegetables

10 Low Carb Vegetables and How to Prepare Them

If you are counting net carbohydrates here are 10 low carb vegetables, packed with nutrients and are delicious too. I use the terms net carbs and digestible carbs interchangeably below. The number is calculated by subtracting the amount of fiber in grams from the total amount of carbohydrates contained in a 1 cup raw serving.…

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Radish Recipes

15 Radish Recipes to Break Out of the Salad Rut

Radishes are wonderful in salads. But with these Radish recipes, I show that there are so many tasty ways to enjoy these healthy little roots that it’s time to free them from the salad bowl, at least for a while. Most people think of radishes as small round red balls, but there are hundreds of…

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