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Real Pumpkin Butter

Awe…Pumpkin butter, one of the best things to do with pumpkins. In this post I am featuring some of my favorite pumpkin butter recipe links which gives YOU options! I am a firm believer in substituting sugar with birchwood Xylitol, raw honey, stevia, any one or a combination (which is what I do-example: 2Tbls Xylitol, […]

Live News Segment on Coconut – featuring Coconut Flour Pancakes recipe

Dear, sweet friends, how I love you all so much! Almost as much as I love Coconut! Hee,hee 🙂 Recently, I was interviewed on a local news segment to talk about and cook with coconut…..yummmmm! It was incredibly brief, but you can read all about the health benefits of coconut here, also on my blog, […]

Grilled Calamari Caesar Pasta (Dairy free Caesar dressing too)

Caesar dressing is big missing link for me since Parmesan cheese is a major ingredient. In this version I used nutritional yeast instead and it turned out to be an almost better version of caesar than the original! Nutritional yeast is a complete protein that is rich in Vitamin B-complex, many vegans use this as […]

Quinoa Fried Calamari – Gluten Free!

Quinoa is one of those wonderful foods that yields an arsenal of different preparations and health benefits! It not your average grain, it’s actually a seed! I keep Quinoa & Quinoa flour on hand at all times, and I recommend doing the same and finding as many recipes containing Quinoa as possible. Start feeding it […]

Cumin to the Rescue!

Excerpt from The popular spice cumin has a long history of medicinal use.  It has been used to treat various symptoms including diarrhea, flatulence, gynecological, and respiratory diseases.  But a new study looked at a different effect of cumin — its ability to enhance memory and relieve stress. Daily administration of cumin to rats […]

Quinoa is a Seed, not a Grain – Health Benefits and Complete Nutritional Information

Written by The World’s Healthiest Foods! Thank you for this extensive look at Quinoa! “Although not a common item in most kitchens today, quinoa is an amino acid-rich (protein) seed that has a fluffy, creamy, slightly crunchy texture and a somewhat nutty flavor when cooked. Quinoa is available in your local health food stores […]

Variety Fruit Salsa – Bursting with Summer Flavors!

Here we are rounding out the summer, getting into our back-to-school routines…well the foods of the season are not done yet! This salsa is wonderful last Hoorrah! It contains nectarines, strawberries AND blueberries, although almost any fruit would be delectable with this combination. If you have fruit that you need to use up before it […]

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