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Rosemary Coconut Quinoa with Tofu

Hello all! I forgot to plant  herbs this year so I was extra excited when my friend Tim once again gave me his overload of garden delights. I’m talking chives, rosemary, basil, thyme, sage and even some tomatoes! I brought a large stash with me on vacation and incorporated some of them into a dish for my friend , Deb, who I have the pleasure of seeing once a year. She’s a healthy eater and

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Bingeing On Healthy Food

Some of us, sometimes, binge. I know I do. I recently met a cookbook author who was hell bent on sharing the info that if we just make a slight mental shift, we can binge but not necessarily set ourselves into a tailspin of eating garbage for the rest of the day, night, week or month. Here’s how: If you want your cake, and eat it too, think mindfully about food. Ask yourself, “Is this good for

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Dr. Margaret Paul and Rhubarb Oat Springtime Divinity

Hello all! It is Spring which means not only that rhubarb is here, but that there is new life and new possibilities. After you read my tasty recipe, you may want to read about how Dr. Margaret Paul was able to transform her life and remain healthy after a sickly youth. Maybe we can al take on some of her strategies. Rhubarb Oat Springtime Divinity 1/2 cup white sugar 1/2 cup brown sugar 3 Tbs

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Eco Friendly Mother’s Day Ideas…and Vanilla Lime Glazed Cake!

Need fresh, new and trendy ideas for Mother’s Day or for any day? Since it’s past and i forgot to post this??? Consider eco-friendly gifts for the kitchen that can also help to reduce Mom’s exposure to man-made chemicals! But first, you need to make this cake I made for Mother’s Day. DELICIOUS! Vanilla Cake with Lime Glaze   2 sticks of unsalted butter 1 cup sugar 3 eggs 2 cups white  flour 3 Tbs

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Beet Tahini Dip

Hi everyone! Have you ever had the desire to throw everything out that tempts you in your kitchen? I have. Because I have others living with me, however, I can’t really do that. What I choose to do that is sometimes helpful, is to always have healthy snacks in my fridge to indulge in instead. Check out the beet hummus recipe below but first meet my guest writer who has some tips as well, Sora

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Curried Coconut Root Vegetable Porridge

Hello food and recipe seekers, Get ready for a really tasty and comforting porridge. I made this last week for a soup swap that required the soups to be both vegan and gluten free. My friend who hosted lives a vegan lifestyle and does not push it on others. What she does do, however, is make opportunities for others to explore the vegan world with her potlucks. That’s why she’s so awesome. Starchy vegetables like

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