Zucchini Lasagna Recipe

Zucchini Lasagna Recipe

Italian food is my own private kryptonite. The cheesier the better, I say! But when it comes to controlling calories and cholesterol, it’s not always the best of options. With this particular take on zucchini lasagna, I’ve provided a few modifications that can help in this department without detracting from the overall flavor. You may wish […]

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Middle Eastern Shakshuka

Middle Eastern Shakshuka

This hearty dish of poached eggs over a rich, spicy tomato sauce is popular throughout the Middle East. In Israel, in particular, it’s extremely popular as a breakfast or brunch dish and you can find it on almost every café menu. In fact, this dish is such a local favourite that there are even cafés […]

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Monkey Bread with Marmalade

Monkey Bread with Marmalade

If you are thinking about the perfect dessert for your kids or your friends, I have the perfect recipe. It is a very easy dessert that everyone loves. Treat them with this monkey bread and everyone will ask for the recipe! Ingredients for the bread: 5 cups  of flour (I use flour for all purposes) […]

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Kale and Bean Salad

Kale and Bean Salad

Kale has been called one of the world’s healthiest foods. This fiber rich super food is great for your digestion and will help to lower your cholesterol. Kale is known to lower the risk for five major cancers and the leafy green helps the human body detoxify. In addition, the flavonoids in kale are terrific […]

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Hearty and Healthy With Borscht

Eat Hearty and Healthy With Borscht

Borscht is a real treat native to Eastern Europe that is perfect for the fall or winter. Borscht is based off of beets and cabbage, but is extremely versatile and also delicious. Borscht can contain all sorts of meat, dairy, and vegetable products. Some Hungarian borscht recipes even include cherries! Making borscht calls for a […]

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Homemade Chocolate Granola

Homemade Chocolate Granola

This granola is kid-friendly, but adults love it too. This is great for traveling, for snacks, and even better with milk in the mornings. I always triple or quadruple the mix so that I can bake it whenever I want. I’ve stored the mix in the refrigerator for weeks without it going bad. But if […]

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Whole Wheat Honey Bread

Whole Wheat Honey Bread

There’s nothing like the flavor and aroma of baking bread. I’ve been making my own bread for a few years now, and whenever I go back to the store bought kind I’m always disappointed. Sure, their bread is fluffier, but it can never replace bread made at home. Plus, with the help of a bread […]

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Pecan Crusted Fish

Pecan Crusted Fish

Fried fish can be flakey and delicious-especially when served to pipe hot with dipping sauce. But frying fish means dealing with tons of grease, both while cooking and in your food. For a lighter, easier to prepare an alternative, try this pecan crusted fish recipe. I like to use swai, but any white fish can […]

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Quick and Easy Daily Bread

Quick and Easy Daily Bread

I call this recipe the “daily bread” because it’s so quick and easy to make that I make some at least once per week. This is your go-to bread; nothing fancy, nothing tough, just a tasty crumb when you need one. This recipe is also extremely forgiving and is really hard to mess up. While […]

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Blueberry Spice Jam

Blueberry Spice Jam

United States Department of Agriculture, Extension Service Blueberry-Spice Jam 2-1/2 pints ripe blueberries 1 tbsp lemon juice 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg or cinnamon 5-1/2 cups sugar 3/4 cup water 1 box (1-3/4 oz) powdered pectin Yield: About 5 half-pints Procedure: Wash and thoroughly crush blueberries, one layer at a time, in a saucepan. Add lemon […]

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Guilt-Free Cherry Cobbler

Guilt-Free Cherry Cobbler

There are two basic desires people want in life. They want to feel good and live without pain. We all strive to be healthy, but how many are dead-set on doing what it takes to be healthy. The answers can be found in any American health statistics. The biggest culprit in causing everything from chronic […]

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Chocolate Banana Pancakes

Chocolate Banana Pancakes

Many countries and cultures share the love of pancakes. The British love pancakes so much, they have named a day in its honor. At the end of February or beginning of March, Brits everywhere are celebrating Pancake Day! This tradition has become so popular, the makers of lemon juice used advertisement to remind them of […]

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Cream Cheese Jalapeño Poppers

Cream Cheese Jalapeño Poppers

In a report from the Journal of Clinical Investigations, researchers found one of the best natural pain blockers in peppers. Not so much the colored bell variety, but the knock-you-on-the-seat-of-your-pants kind. Science is showing peppers can even help with chronic pain due to a naturally occurring chemical called capsaicin. This chemical also found in prescription […]

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