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Guacamole — with a Cayenne Kick!

Guacamole can be a delicious and healthy snack. I love making this recipe because it’s quick and simple, and tastes amazing! And you can tailor the recipe to your taste buds: if you like it spicy and hot, add more cayenne and paprika, as well as fresh garlic and onion. But if you prefer it […]




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Vegetable Medley with Italian-Style Chicken Sausage

I whipped up this tasty recipe in less than 20 minutes. Easy to make, full of healthy, nutrient-filled ingredients, and tastes really great! You can serve it on a bed of baby spinach, quinoa, brown rice or have it on its own. Bon appetite! Cooking spray ~2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 pieces of Al […]




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Spicy Nutty Brussel Sprouts

This is a really quick, simple and delicious vegetable (and vegan!) dish. Various spices which provide multiple health benefits (check out the “Spices” category of this blog) are in this recipe. Brussel sprouts are cruciferous vegetables that are chock full of nutrients (Vitamins K, C, B6, B1, folate, fiber), and can lower cholesterol and reduce […]




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Oven-Roasted Mushroom Burgers with Avocado and Maple Chipotle Marinade

This is a super-healthy and flavorful recipe that is really simple to create. And a wonderful vegetarian dish! I bought mushroom veggie burgers from Morningstar™ but you can use any variety, and obviously you can use chicken, turkey, beef, tofu. Avocado is a great source of healthy fats. The Maple Chipotle Grill Sauce™ from Stonewall Kitchens […]




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Curried Turkey Meatballs

These turkey meatballs are spicy, healthy, filling, and they will fill your with delectable aromas! Turkey is a lean meat with less fat than red meat and it is a great source of protein. The various spices provide anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant health benefits which decrease the risk of chronic diseases including cancer. Serve with salad, lentils or […]




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Spicy Oven-Roasted Asparagus with Coriander and Turmeric

This is a relatively quick and simple vegetable dish that packs both flavor and nutritional punches! Asparagus is really heralded as a “superfood” because it is chock full of vitamins and nutrients, including vitamins C, A, K, B1 & B2; folic acid; iron; as well as fiber and protein. Its myriad of health benefits range […]




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Paprika & Parmesan Roasted Asparagus

This is a very quick and simple recipe that is chock full of nutrients. Asparagus has many vitamins and minerals including Vitamins A, K, B1, B2 and C, as well as folate, iron and fiber. The health benefits of asparagus range from anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties to cardiovascular health and blood sugar (diabetes) regulation. Both […]




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