X-ceptional Sesame Slaw — snapshotsincursive

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What’s Cooking in Gail’s Kitchen? All the Buzz: X-ceptional Sesame Slaw! Get set for a roller coaster ride of flavor. Asian-style coleslaw is a lighter alternative for your next potluck or picnic outing. No mayo! It has a distinct taste of pineapple, ginger, sesame, and soy with just a slight kick of red pepper. The […] … Continue reading X-ceptional Sesame Slaw — snapshotsincursive

Killer Tomato Salad — Lady Melady: My Castle, My Food

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You maybe remember that I’m intrigued by recipe titles that claim they are “Best”. Running across this tomato salad recipe that said it was “Killer” just made me giggle. That might be stretching it. Could tomato salad actually taste killer? I recently found a tomato cracker salad that was so good I now make […] via … Continue reading Killer Tomato Salad — Lady Melady: My Castle, My Food

Lemongrass Chicken Salad — Fabulous Fare Sisters

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Lemongrass is usually associated with Thai food and it’s got a great flavor. For this dish I marinate the chicken in a lemongrass mixture and then lightly bread it in Panko crumbs – pop it in the oven and it’s done in a jiffy. The salad is prepped while the chicken cooks and the end […] … Continue reading Lemongrass Chicken Salad — Fabulous Fare Sisters

Mediterranean Bean Salad — Lady Melady: My Castle, My Food

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For those who are lactose-free, you could easily use a lactose-free cheese or a vegan cheese alternative. When I found this recipe and read white beans, artichoke hearts and black olives on the list of salad ingredients I was eager to try it. I was looking for something new to make as a tasty side … Continue reading Mediterranean Bean Salad — Lady Melady: My Castle, My Food

Make Spring Cleaning a Breeze — kelleysdiy

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Let’s just admit to ourselves that spring cleaning is a lot of work, so to make things flow a little bit better, check out these tricks that’ll make this year’s routine a breeze. You can thank me in comments! Easy Way to Disinfect Legos Children’s toys are a breeding ground for germs. A dishwasher makes […] … Continue reading Make Spring Cleaning a Breeze — kelleysdiy

Sweet Potato Noodle Stir Fry — Healthy as HEC

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Stir fry is the perfect meal for a weeknight- it comes together in a matter of minutes and has unlimited possibilities for what veggies you want to throw in. Since the cooking process happens so quickly, I recommend having all the veggies chopped and ready to go and the sauce made before you begin cooking. […] … Continue reading Sweet Potato Noodle Stir Fry — Healthy as HEC

Maple Syrup and Orange Braised Carrots — My Favourite Pastime

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Please use freshly squeezed orange juice for this recipe. If you want a bit of a tang, add 1-2 tablespoons lemon juice. I wanted mine orange-sweet and so I didn’t add lemon or vinegar. You may need to adjust the cooking time depending on how hard or soft your carrots are. Mine were the large, […] … Continue reading Maple Syrup and Orange Braised Carrots — My Favourite Pastime

Lentil Salad with Roasted Garlic Tomato and Bell Pepper — My Favourite Pastime

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This is not an off-the cuff salad. You have to plan to make it. The veggies need to be roasted and the lentils need to be cooked. I usually cook lots of brown lentils and freeze them in airtight containers and thaw-overnight in the fridge. I also roast the veggies in advance. Step By Step […] … Continue reading Lentil Salad with Roasted Garlic Tomato and Bell Pepper — My Favourite Pastime

Key Lime Mahi Salad — The Wacky Spoon

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Great recipe!  Thanks for sharing!  If Mahi is not available in your area, Halibut is a good substitute. There is an oceanside restaurant in Cocoa Beach that serves up a delightful key lime Mahi salad. It is really three dishes of deliciousness served on the same plate and for lack of a better term labeled … Continue reading Key Lime Mahi Salad — The Wacky Spoon

Instant Pot Chicken Tortilla Soup — A Spoonful of Simple

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Could also be made with lactose-free cheese. One of my favorite things to order at Mexican restaurants is chicken tortilla soup. Something about the warmth of the soup, the gooey cheese, the rich rice, the crunchy tortillas, and the soft avocados combine to make an amazing, yet simple dish. I never thought of making this … Continue reading Instant Pot Chicken Tortilla Soup — A Spoonful of Simple

Beet Salad with Arugula and Balsamic Vinaigrette — NatashasKitchen.com

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Looks delicious! You could easily make this lactose-free too! This beet salad with arugula tastes fancy but is SO EASY to make. It reminds me of the beet salad at the Cheesecake Factory.  This is a show-stopping and flavorful salad that is impressive for entertaining or a wonderful meal in. My friend Nataliya B shared … Continue reading Beet Salad with Arugula and Balsamic Vinaigrette — NatashasKitchen.com

4 Simple Yet powerful Tips To Set A Healthy Kitchen — Wellness Munch

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This is an awesome article!  A must read article for anyone who is serious about taking control of their health!  I like te information about cookware and plastics.  We need to educate ourselves in order to protect our health.  Thank You for such a great article! It’s never too late. Set up a healthy kitchen … Continue reading 4 Simple Yet powerful Tips To Set A Healthy Kitchen — Wellness Munch

Gardening Hacks That Will Make Your Neighbors Jealous — kelleysdiy

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DIY Seed Tape: Image: Garden Betty Would you like a quick and inexpensive way to make your own seed tape? Well, all you need is some flour, water, and toilet paper. Make a paste with the flour and water, 1prt flour, 3 prt water, and gently paint it onto the toilet paper. Then space out […] … Continue reading Gardening Hacks That Will Make Your Neighbors Jealous — kelleysdiy

Cabbage and Carrots With Caraway — The New Vintage Kitchen

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I'm always looking for side dishes and this looks very tasty! Under pressure, this nutritional side dish is made quickly (and without the aroma penetrating the entire house all day) Cabbage is a cheap New England staple vegetable. In the autumn, you can find heads larger than your own at the farm stands for little … Continue reading Cabbage and Carrots With Caraway — The New Vintage Kitchen

Chew on this: The Fibrous Facts!! — Web Dietitian

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In a previous post, we had a sneak preview about the two types of fiber and their indispensable role in the body. In this post, we will investigate the current evidence based research on the established health benefits, which are innumerable. Here are a few key benefits. Please bear in mind that this is by … Continue reading Chew on this: The Fibrous Facts!! — Web Dietitian

Quinoa Salad — Pleasant Peasant Cuisine

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You may recall the quinoa and carrots mentioned in my last post. I had cooked more than was needed for that dish and there was plenty left for a couple subsequent meals. The next day some of the precooked quinoa and carrot was used to make a salad. Ingredients added to the precooked quinoa […] via … Continue reading Quinoa Salad — Pleasant Peasant Cuisine

Mini Avocado Toast With Lobster Salad — Back Road Journal

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These could easily be made gluten-free.  I'm saving this to my appetizer list. Mini Avocado Toast with Lobster Salad is the ultimate party appetizer. It is easy to make, easy to eat and it is “the most popular appetizer” I’ve ever served. I guarantee that this elegant one-bite hors d’oeuvre will get rave reviews from … Continue reading Mini Avocado Toast With Lobster Salad — Back Road Journal

Cilantro/Lime/Jalapeño Rice With Black Beans — Pleasant Peasant Cuisine

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Cilantro doesn’t grow well in hot weather so I have been purchasing it all summer. I like to always have it on hand, and since it either gets used up or is no longer fresh by the time I visit the store again cilantro never gets crossed off the shopping list. Now that the summer […] … Continue reading Cilantro/Lime/Jalapeño Rice With Black Beans — Pleasant Peasant Cuisine

Fish Curry — julienne.red

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I personally love curry "anything!"  This recipe looks amazing!  Can't wait to try this! “This curry was like a performance of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony that I’d once heard…..especially the last movement, with everything screaming and banging ‘Joy.’ It stunned, it made one fear great art.” — Anthony Burgess Thirty-eight years?! Okay, I’m really dating myself … Continue reading Fish Curry — julienne.red

Sweet and Spicy Curry Lentil Salad — One Happy Candy

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I love mixing curry into salads and all the ingredients that come along with it. The mixture of spices plus the sweetness of raw and flavourful raisins and almonds are, for myself, one of my most favourite combinations when it comes to homemade salads. This recipe is 100% gluten, dairy, peanut, grain and sugar free, […] … Continue reading Sweet and Spicy Curry Lentil Salad — One Happy Candy

Growing my own vegetables — My Forty Something Life

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I love growing my own vegetables.  Definitely a sure way of knowing what you're eating!  I'm looking forward to growing my veggies again this year. I started my own vegetable patch a couple of years ago and haven’t looked back since. After the first year of growing things for the excitement (yes really!), I have … Continue reading Growing my own vegetables — My Forty Something Life

Waste Not! Want Not! Week 19…Castille Soap… — Retired? No one told me!

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Great information on "Castille Soap."  Must read! Last week (justly) I think… I had the mother of all rants…But I don’t want all my posts about our beautiful world to be rants as… 1. There are so many wonderful things being done to save our natural world. 2. There is so much we can do … Continue reading Waste Not! Want Not! Week 19…Castille Soap… — Retired? No one told me!

The Power of Almonds —

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This little seeds are more than they seem nutritionally – and your best ally to lose weight. Everybody talks about walnuts (and we will, too), but do you know how good almonds are for you? They are highly nutritious and they also help you lose weight (or maintain it!) Almonds for losing weight When your […] … Continue reading The Power of Almonds —

Gluten Free Blueberry Lemon Coffee Cake — xoxoJulianaMarie

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This gluten-free dessert looks delicious! Life isn’t perfect and sometimes it’ll throw lemons at you; but however imperefect life is, these bars make up for it and you can turn those lemons into this great coffee cake I’ve created for you. Blueberry and lemon is my all time favorite combo and I was on a … Continue reading Gluten Free Blueberry Lemon Coffee Cake — xoxoJulianaMarie

Coriander, Rose, and Violet Combination May Reduce the Frequency, Duration, and Severity of Migraines — Crooked Bear Creek Organic Herbs

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A migraine headache is among the most disabling inflictions globally, in part, because it adversely affects quality-of-life. Some pharmaceuticals are used prophylactically to decrease migraine frequency and severity, but they have unwanted side effects. In traditional Iranian medicine, coriander (Coriandrum sativum, Apiaceae) fruit, rose (Rosa damascena, Rosaceae) flower, and violet (Viola odorata, Violaceae) flower are […] … Continue reading Coriander, Rose, and Violet Combination May Reduce the Frequency, Duration, and Severity of Migraines — Crooked Bear Creek Organic Herbs

What You Can Do To Better Nutrition — The Nutrition Expert

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Congratulations on your decision to improve your diet. This is a wonderful decision. The only thing is that there is an immense amount of information out there. These nutrition tips can help you! The tips ahead are going to help you get going on a nutrition path that will leave you feeling much healthier. Pregnant […] … Continue reading What You Can Do To Better Nutrition — The Nutrition Expert

Sweet or Savory Buckwheat Crêpes — The New Vintage Kitchen

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I make this recipe and we love them!  I never thought of adding cocoa and some sweetener to make chocolate crepes... How ingenious! Naturally gluten-free, these lacy traditional crêpes are perfect for either sweet or savory dishes. Buckwheat crêpes are one of my favorites from the family recipe box. My own family loves them as … Continue reading Sweet or Savory Buckwheat Crêpes — The New Vintage Kitchen

Kale Is a Surprise on 2019’s ‘Dirty Dozen’ List —

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I guess, the only way to really know what you're eating is by growing it yourself! Originally posted on Our Better Health: While it may still be considered a super food, kale took third place on this year’s “Dirty Dozen” list of fruits and vegetables with the most pesticide residue. Once again, strawberries and spinach … Continue reading Kale Is a Surprise on 2019’s ‘Dirty Dozen’ List —

Super foods for a nutritious diet —

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The health community has long praised the benefits of vitamins and nutrients derived from natural sources. For those looking to improve their health or take preventative measures, these 10 natural super foods can be incorporated into your daily diet to help support your health: via Super foods for a nutritious diet —

Roasted Brussels Sprouts & Sweet Potatoes With Orange/Hickory Nut Glaze — Pleasant Peasant Cuisine

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This recipe sounds absolutely delicious! This is one of those dishes that evolve from a sketchy idea into a delicious meal. I spent some time this morning shelling and lightly roasting wild hickory nuts I had gathered this past fall. Time spent with this tedious task passed quickly listening to Tuba Skinny. As I was … Continue reading Roasted Brussels Sprouts & Sweet Potatoes With Orange/Hickory Nut Glaze — Pleasant Peasant Cuisine

Smorgasbord Health Column – Cook from Scratch with Sally Cronin and Carol Taylor to prevent nutritional deficiencies – Vitamin B3 – Niacin — Smorgasbord Blog Magazine

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https://www.youtube.com/embed/85lewW4zma4?version=3&rel=1&fs=1&autohide=2&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&wmode=transparent Great article!  Especially for gluten free diets; it is easy to think we're eating healthy by staying away from gluten products, but then there are risks of deficiencies... Must read for all who follow a gluten-free or vegan diet. In this series we look at cooking and your diet from a different perspective. Usually … Continue reading Smorgasbord Health Column – Cook from Scratch with Sally Cronin and Carol Taylor to prevent nutritional deficiencies – Vitamin B3 – Niacin — Smorgasbord Blog Magazine

3-Bean Vegetarian Chili Recipe— The New Vintage Kitchen

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https://videopress.com/embed/FGaAeiEs?hd=0&autoPlay=0&permalink=0&loop=0 Sometimes, you just have to have chili! Even if someone’s drawn a line in the sand Now, I know the world of chili has definite camps of connoisseurs – there are those who think it can’t possibly be chili if it contains beans, or even tomato, and there are others who can’t imagine the … Continue reading 3-Bean Vegetarian Chili Recipe— The New Vintage Kitchen

Sautéed Watercress & Asparagus with Miso — The New Vintage Kitchen

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Watercress is far more than just a garnish on the side of the plate, it’s a superfood! We crave fresh, new greens in the spring, just-picked treasures that name their own season and make us feel good. Asparagus season is one of our favorites, right along with fiddlehead and ramp seasons. But although it grows […] … Continue reading Sautéed Watercress & Asparagus with Miso — The New Vintage Kitchen

Are You Deficient?

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What a great article.  If you're serious about looking after your health, then you must read this very informative post by "nutritionnut84".  Enjoy! We live in a time when a scary percentage of our food can be deemed “nutritionally deficient”, and it may be impacting your health without you even noticing! If your diet contains … Continue reading Are You Deficient?

How clean eating will change your life 🥦 — Her Wholesome Life

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Do you ever feel like climbing under your desk for a nap by noon? Assuming you had a good night’s sleep, your breakfast could be the culprit. Morning meals that lack proper amounts of protein can zap your energy. To kickstart your energy, the first meal of the day should contain three important components: protein, […] … Continue reading How clean eating will change your life 🥦 — Her Wholesome Life

Signs That You Should Probably Put Down Your Phone— Elsie LMC

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Interesting.  A person can't always see themselves, so cluing in to the signs can really help.  Thanks for this article! Hi everyone! Set the scene: Its pouring down outside and you’re safe in the confines of your home 🌧️ You’ve just sat down after a long day with a mug of tea/coffee (whatever you get … Continue reading Signs That You Should Probably Put Down Your Phone— Elsie LMC

Potato Salad With Fermented-Pickled Brussels Sprouts – No Mayo — Pleasant Peasant Cuisine

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There are actually a couple other lactobacillus fermented items besides Brussels sprouts in this salad. The ingredients for this no mayo potato salad were: boiled red potatoes ferment-pickled Brussels sprouts ferment-pickled cucumber vinegar pickled ivy gourd / tindora ferment-pickled pearl onions red bell pepper dressing I didn’t salt the main ingredients because some of the […] … Continue reading Potato Salad With Fermented-Pickled Brussels Sprouts – No Mayo — Pleasant Peasant Cuisine

Could Prescription Vegetables be the Future of Healthcare? — Crooked Bear Creek Organic Herbs

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Very interesting read! The authors of a new study conclude that healthful food prescriptions in Medicare and Medicaid would be more cost-effective after 5 years than preventive drug treatments. As the cost of healthcare rises, could prescription vegetables save money? Medicare and Medicaid are the two largest healthcare programs in the United States. Approximately 57 … Continue reading Could Prescription Vegetables be the Future of Healthcare? — Crooked Bear Creek Organic Herbs

10 Natural Wrinkle Free Skin Care Tips | 8 Natural Ingredients — Hairmingo

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Can you get rid of wrinkles in a natural way? Let’s see what we can do about it. Following an effective wrinkle free skin care routine is essential if you want to delay lines and other signs of aging skin as much as possible. Is equally important to understand the causes of facial wrinkles and … Continue reading 10 Natural Wrinkle Free Skin Care Tips | 8 Natural Ingredients — Hairmingo

Spring Infused Recipe — nutritionnut84

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I'm loving this recipe!  Perfect for Spring with it's light and vegetable-filled ingredients!  Enjoy! Well, with the passing of the Spring Equinox marking the beginning of spring this week that’s just wrapping up, I am definitely feeling the need to start infusing more fresh produce into my life again! Spring is the real beginning of … Continue reading Spring Infused Recipe — nutritionnut84

The 5 Best Foods to Fight Aging — One Regular Guy Writing about Food, Exercise and Living Past 100

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Good read.  Enjoy! Eat less; move more; live longer remains the mantra of this blog. But, of course, what we eat remains totally relevant. What are the best foods to help us achieve that goal? In this Medical News Today item, we give you an overview of some of the most healthful and nutritious foods. … Continue reading The 5 Best Foods to Fight Aging — One Regular Guy Writing about Food, Exercise and Living Past 100

Green Cleaning Tips For Eco-Friendly Homeowners — One Millennial Girl

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I'm always looking for great eco-friendly cleaning tips!  I hope you enjoy this great article shared from the "One Millenial Girl." Did you know that most common household chores can actually be quite bad for the environment? That’s because so many of the different cleaning products that we use on a day to day basis … Continue reading Green Cleaning Tips For Eco-Friendly Homeowners — One Millennial Girl

Killer Tomato Salad — Lady Melady: My Castle, My Food

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This looks absolutely yummy!  Not sure about the sugar though...  I think I would prefer without the sugar... I must try. You maybe remember that I’m intrigued by recipe titles that claim they are “Best”. Running across this tomato salad recipe that said it was “Killer” just made me giggle. That might be stretching it. … Continue reading Killer Tomato Salad — Lady Melady: My Castle, My Food

Out with the Old, In with the Green: Spring Cleaning — PFB Sustainability

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It's that time of the year again... Spring Cleaning is a great opportunity to get ready for a clutter-free summer!  Here are some practical tips to doing this while being green.  Enjoy! After what has seemed like an endless winter, we have finally reached a peak of warmer weather. Spring is upon us! Around this … Continue reading Out with the Old, In with the Green: Spring Cleaning — PFB Sustainability

Green Living: Creating A Cozy, Eco-Friendly Home [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

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Believe it or not, there are plenty of things you can do to improve sustainability throughout your home. From your flooring to ceiling lights and even attic insulation, all of these areas and items can be adjusted and improved to contribute to a brighter and greener household. Here are some of the main aspects to … Continue reading Green Living: Creating A Cozy, Eco-Friendly Home [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

Buckwheat Dumplings – Gluten and Dairy Free — Cooking Without Gluten

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I love buckwheat with its tasty, nutty flavors! I can't wait to try this recipe!   Buckwheat pasta dough, used to make chicken dumplings, is easy to prepare, flexible to work with, and it has nutritional advantages compared to gluten free pasta/ravioli/dumplings dough. It contains only unprocessed dry ingredients, that excludes starches, gums and other … Continue reading Buckwheat Dumplings – Gluten and Dairy Free — Cooking Without Gluten

A New Medicinal Food — nutritionnut84

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Wonderful article with an awesome mushroom broth recipe!  Enjoy! Mushrooms have probably been around for as long as humans have… the difference between us and this functional fungus? While as a species, we tend to take-take-take from Mother Earth, mushrooms give something back – they actually provide some of the most powerful natural medicines on … Continue reading A New Medicinal Food — nutritionnut84