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Easy Lentil Soup

Got Lentils? Do you know the healthy benefits of lentils- 30% of their calories come from protein! Dr. Fox shares this easy, hearty recipe for lentil soup with a only a few ingredients that you might already have in your pantry. “Lentils are a very good source of cholesterol lowering fiber. Not only do lentils […]

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Kale Smoothie

Ingredients 2 handfuls of Kale (trimmed) 1 sweet apple (Fuji) juice from 1/2 of small lemon 1 small celery stalk (optional)/li> 1/2 frozen banana (optional) 1/2 C rice milk Tip: Using a frozen banana makes the shake thicker which lessens the need for ice.  Also, it does a great job at masking the flavor of […]

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Skin and Its Function

More than just a pretty face. We all know skin is a barrier to keep viruses and bacteria out and our moisture inside. The integrity of our skin is essential in this process. Cuts, scrapes, chapped lips all increase the likelihood of an infection entering our body. Most people take pretty good care of their […]

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Wassail

Wassail is a wonderful holiday treat and is perfect for serving at your parties. It’s healthier than other holiday drinks and it warms the soul on cold nights. Ingredients 1 gallon apple cider 2 cups cranberry juice 1/2 cup honey 1/2 cup sugar 2 oranges Whole cloves Allspice Ginger Nutmeg 3 cinnamon sticks (or 3 […]

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Cranberry – Raspberry Sauce

Cranberries will protect the cardiovascular system and the anthocyanins (healing molecules) can also protect your bladder and kidneys. In this recipe you reap the benefits of both the cranberries and raspberries that are high in vitamin C and antioxidants. So this makes a healthy and yummy holiday treat. Ingredients 2 (12 ounce) packages of cranberries […]

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Introduction of Solid Foods

For the first 6 months of life, breast milk is the only food required for most infants. In addition to nutrition for growth, breast milk contains antibodies to protect them while they are developing their own immune system. Around 4-5 months old infants start to salivate. This is an indication that the infants digestive enzymes […]

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Simple Sweet Potato Fries

Ingredients 2 sweet potatoes 1 TB olive oil Preheat oven to 425 deg. Peel and cut sweet potatoes into fries about ½ inch thick. Toss with Olive Oil and arrange potatoes in a single layer on the baking sheet or stone. Bake for 15 minutes then flip and cook for another 5-10 minutes until edges […]

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Lettuce Wraps

(Gluten, dairy, egg, and nut free) Ingredients 1 lb. turkey (or chicken) sausage 1 TB oil In a large skillet, cook the sausage in oil. Add, 2-3 tsp. Szechwan seasoning OR 2 tsp. brown sugar 1-2 garlic cloves, minced pinch of crushed red pepper flakes (season to your liking) 1 tsp. fresh ginger, finely grated […]

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Shamrock Shake-a-like

Shamrock Shake-a-like

(Gluten and Dairy free) Ingredients 5-6 medium to large scoops of dairy free vanilla ice cream (soy and coconut work well) 1/4 tsp mint or peppermint extract 1/2 tsp vanilla extract 1/2 to 1/3 C dairy free milk (coconut, almond, soy, etc.) 5 drops of green food coloring (optional) Using a blender (or an immersion […]

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Noni’s Chicken and Sweet Potato Tagine

(Gluten, dairy, egg, and nut free) Ingredients 1 onion 2 TB oil 1 lb. chicken 1 ½ lb. yams or sweet potatoes (peeled) 2 C chicken broth ¼ C honey ½ tsp ground cinnamon 1 C pitted prunes, figs, dates, or raisins (whatever you have on hand) salt and pepper to taste Preheat oven to […]

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