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New Year, New You!! Creamy Homemade Hummus

January 2, 2015 - 9:13 am in Recipes
New Year, New You!! Creamy Homemade Hummus
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Growing up I absolutely dreaded eating garbanzo beans (also know as chickpeas), my mom would often sub them in for kidney or black beans and I vividly recall dumping them in the trash the moment she turned her back. Recently, during one of our many mom and…

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Trim Your Waistline & Stay Healthy With These Summer Salad Creations!

July 3, 2014 - 10:41 am in Healthy Tips, Nutrition, Organic Foods, Recipes
Trim Your Waistline & Stay Healthy With These Summer Salad Creations!
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Let’s face it. When you’re trying to eat healthy and exercise you immediately envision days filled with lettuce and tasteless meal creations that…

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Power up with Beans!

April 16, 2014 - 7:14 am in Healthy Tips, Natural Health, Nutrition
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Revising your diet to include more nutrients and less fat is easier than you think. There is one pantry item that is often overlooked but it packs a punch…

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Saffron Braised Garbanzos With Olive Gremolata

March 4, 2014 - 11:00 am in Recipes
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This garbanzo braise is a nod to the Basque country.  It is simple, easy, inexpensive and can feed several people.  This is a one pot meal that is rustic yet colorful enough to serve to guests.  Crusty whole wheat toast will maximize your protein and calorie…

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Cinnamon Chickpea Stew with Crispy Cauliflower Florets

December 16, 2013 - 2:00 pm in Recipes
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I don’t know about you but I have some clean-eating to do since the Thanksgiving holiday and the continued after-feasts through the New Year. I took some time this weekend to make a healthy, satisfying stew to counteract the recent past and upcoming eating…