In the heat of the summer, we are always looking for that refreshing meal, and do I have one for you! My fruit and avocado salad is the perfect lunch to whip up on those days when turning on the oven seems unbearable. In this recipe the stars are black plums with a ruby red […]

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I love using yogurt when I cook.  It’s an amazing way to add flavor, texture, and protein to a variety of foods and dishes. In my quest to stay cool and away from the oven and stove, I decided to use avocado and plain yogurt to make some cold soup full of flavor, texture, and […]

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Check out the July/August issue of HEALTH Magazine and the 26 shortcuts to slim “A to Z Summer Shape-Up” article. I contributed these Five Tips to help you stay healthy over the summer! First up is A for ? Next up, P is for Probiotics And don’t forget my other favorites, U, V, and W

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I love using yogurt when I cook, it’s an amazing way to add flavor, texture, and protein to a variety of foods and dishes. I tend to be loyal to both people and brands, especially if I agree with their overall products and beliefs. Siggi’s is a perfect example of one of the brands I’ve […]

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I recently purchased my first Instant Pot and could not be more thrilled. Nervous at first, I found it to be easy to use and not scary at all. One of my favorites has been black beans, a staple in my home. I reworked my stove top black bean recipe (delicious), normally a four-hour process, […]

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Health foods tend to ebb and flow in popularity. It’s hard to know if the latest, greatest food discovery actually holds up to its advertising. Are these six hot healthy foods worth the hype? Bone broth: good to maximize protein intake, regular broth better for soup base. Tiger Nuts: high in potassium and fiber, nuts […]

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Can you get your brain to crave healthy fats over ice cream? Yes, you can!

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