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Garlic Herb Chicken

Foil Packet Garlic Herb Chicken with Seasonal Vegetables

Foil Packet Garlic Herb Chicken is a quick healthy meal with minimal cleanup. Yeah! Perfect for hot summer nights when you don’t want a heavy meal or to heat up the kitchen. Foil packets are wonderfully versatile. Mix it up with whatever vegetables are in season to get the best flavors and highest nutritional value.…

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Spicy Grapefruit Herb Marinade

Spicy Grapefruit Herb Marinade – A Tasty Alternative

This Spicy Grapefruit Herb Marinade would be delicious with pork, chicken or fish. The Spicy Grapefruit Herb Marinade recipe is a tasty alternative to the lemon and orange juice traditionally used in a marinade. Grapefruits, like most citrus fruits, are loaded with antioxidants, particularly vitamin C. They also have a good amount of fiber, potassium,…

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Arugula strawberry Salad

Arugula Strawberry Salad – With Salmon

Arugula strawberry salad is everything we want in a summer meal: Fast, easy, and super fresh. This peppery arugula strawberry salad is super uncomplicated. Greens, avocado, strawberries, and red onion, tossed together with the balsamic vinaigrette and enjoyed with bites of crispy grilled salmon. Optionally you can add pistachios and/or feta. Add/substitute/make changes as desired! Since garlic chives are a…

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Grapefruit Sorbet

Grapefruit Sorbet – A Refreshing Creamy Frozen Treat

This Grapefruit Sorbet is a refreshing creamy frozen treat made without added sugar or dairy. And you don’t need an ice cream freezer to make it thanks to the emulsification provided by the egg whites and gelatin. This Grapefruit Sorbet recipe uses both Ruby Red grapefruit and oranges for a tart-sweet dose of vitamin C,…

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organic Avocados - 7 Delicious Ways to Enjoy

Organic Avocados – 7 Delicious Ways to Enjoy

Let’s face it most of us think of either avocado toast or guacamole when we think of organic avocados. I admit that is how I usually use them. But there are so many other delicious ways to enjoy these amazingly healthy fruits. The Avocado is a dense nutrient superfood. Half of the calories may be…

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carrot leaf tea

Carrot Leaf Tea – A Perfect Way to Use the Green Tops

Carrot Leaf Tea is a light and refreshing green tea made from the tops of carrots, and a little lemon zest if desired. Carrot leaves are edible as long as you buy organic carrots to ensure they haven’t been sprayed with pesticides or other chemicals. They have more vitamin C than the carrot root as…

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Avocado Pancakes

Whole Grain Avocado Pancakes – Healthy Way to Start Your Day

Whole Grain Avocado Pancakes are a healthy way to start your day. Avocados are a dense nutrient superfood. Half of the calories may be fat, but it is heart-healthy monounsaturated fat. And that healthy fat helps the absorption of fat-soluble vitamins such as A, K, and E. Avocados are also a good source of folate…

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beetroots

Beetroots and Beet Greens – 2 Powerful Allies for Health

Beetroots, or Beets, are one of nature’s most perfect food crops.  Most people don’t know that the greens are also edible and are essentially Swiss Chard.  Commonly, beets and beet greens are used in soups, salads, juicing, and for pickling.  The roots can also be used as a natural food dye or fabric coloring agent.…

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organic celery

Organic Celery – Why You Need More Of It

Organic Celery is making a comeback in 2019, being recognized by many reputable nutritionists, dieticians, and holistic wellness doctors as one of nature’s most powerful and effective healing foods.  And it’s readily available year-round in most parts of the United States.  The problem is, with harmful industrial farming methods, long transport, and lengthy storage times,…

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Carrot Cake Breakfast Cookies

Carrot Cake Breakfast Cookies – Gluten Free

Yes, you can have cookies for breakfast. As long as they are healthy like these Carrot Cake Breakfast Cookies. I make them ahead so we can grab them and go on those busy mornings. Carrots are the star of this recipe of course. They are loaded with fiber, antioxidants and vitamin A among other micronutrients.…

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