Sometimes you really don’t need to eat meat to get a satisfying, delicious, filling meal. Case in point: these tacos, which use healthy vegetables in place of fattening ingredients such as ground meat and beans refried in lard. You still get all the hearty goodness of those traditional fillings with a lot less guilt. In […]

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I’m always in search of healthy alternatives to the typically high fat, deep fried, cheesy appetizers usually found at holiday parties. And I firmly believe that there is no need to sacrifice taste for good nutrition, even when it comes to hors d’oeuvres. So, bingo! A healthy base for any number of toppings is a […]

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The holidays don’t have to be a time when you forgo your health for tasty foods. Try making these swaps and looking for these ingredients to make better choices. Links to recipes mentioned in this show: Cauliflower-Potato Mash Sweet Potato, Cheddar and Cider Gratin Pumpkin Pie Spiced Green Smoothie   For additional holiday recipes, check […]

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National Nutrition Month is almost over, but there’s still time to eat something completely, utterly, wonderfully nutritious like this Yogi Bowl. Not only is it full of super foods, this huge salad bowl is brimming with vitamins and nutrients and FLAVOR. Lots of flavor. No boring salad here. Why is it so nutritious? Well, for […]

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I’m not a fan of gooey, super sweet yams with marshmallows on top. There, I’ve said it. Unfortunately, my husband loves my DMIL’s recipe for yams in a buttery, sugary sauce. At least there’s no marshmallows on top, but for my tastes it is just too sweet. If you’re like me, you’re going to love […]

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