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What to serve for dinner on a cold, dark night

March 11, 2016

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What to serve for dinner on a cold, dark night by Joanne Henning Tedesco —  Soup can be an easy answer to that “what-to-serve” problem on a cold, dark night. After you have put on your heaviest sweater and hunkered down to prepare a meal that is simple, filling and will warm your heart and […]

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The powerful blueberry

February 10, 2016

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The powerful blueberry by Joanne Henning Tedesco —  As one of the few fruits native to North America, blueberries have been enjoyed here for hundreds of years. Blueberries range in vibrant colors from deep purple-blue to blue-black and are highlighted by a silvery sheen called a bloom. They have virtually no fat, are low in […]

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Cooking Vegan: Healthful, Delicious and Easy

January 24, 2016

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Cooking Vegan: Healthful, Delicious and Easy by Vesanto Melina, M.S., R.D., and Joseph Forest — Melina, a vegan dietitian, and Forest, a professional chef, combine their expansive knowledge and experience in this tour de force of nutrition information and tempting recipes to help readers expand their nutritional knowledge and increase their culinary repertoire. The book […]

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Delightful side dishes for your dinner meals

January 5, 2016

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Delightful side dishes for your dinner meals by Joanne Henning Tedesco —  You have decided on your entrée for dinner, but you want something different to serve with it — not the usual vegetables and rice or mashed potatoes. Today, many choices abound. Go to your local farmers’ markets and look around at all the […]

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The Healthy Family Slow Cooker Cookbook

January 3, 2016

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The Healthy Family Slow Cooker Cookbook by Christina Dymock — Dymock’s recipes will help you feed your family the foods they love, but with a healthy twist. Everyone knows slow cookers are a busy mom’s best friend, but it can be a struggle to find healthy recipes your family will actually eat. Not anymore. The […]

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Spiralize!: Transform Vegetables and Fruits from Ordinary to Extraordinary

December 25, 2015

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Spiralize!: Transform Vegetables and Fruits from Ordinary to Extraordinary by Beverly Lynn Bennett — Spiralizers are one of the most exciting kitchen gadgets to hit the culinary world. In a fraction of the time that it normally takes to cut everything by hand, home cooks can now slice and dice fresh produce quickly and creatively, […]

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GE foods are illegal

December 9, 2015

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GE foods are illegal by Mary Budinger —    After 15 years of legal investigation, Steven Druker details in his recently acclaimed book, Altered Genes, Twisted Truth, how government intrigue and corporate power have teamed up to ignore the law and give the go-ahead for genetically engineered (GE) crops. He wants us to know that […]

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Divine Nourishment: Gluten-Free, Vegan Recipes

November 27, 2015

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Divine Nourishment: Gluten-Free, Vegan Recipes by Alberto Valdes and Carol Jaffe — Inspired by the beauty of Mother Nature’s harvest, these gluten-free, vegan recipes make food preparation a tasty and joyful adventure. From various cultures and traditions, each recipe, accompanied by beautiful full-color photographs, is intended to divinely nourish you and those with whom you […]

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The tiny mustard seed

November 2, 2015

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The tiny mustard seed by Joanne Henning Tedesco —  The mustard seed has been eaten and used medicinally since ancient times, but due to its connection to the type of mustard used on burgers and hot dogs, we are reminded of fast food. This is unfortunate, since both mustard seeds and the popular condiments they […]

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Enjoy happy hour appetizers at home

October 13, 2015

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Enjoy happy hour appetizers at home by Joanne Henning Tedesco —  Happy hour appetizers can be fun and easy to serve at home. Also, they can be quick to prepare when you want a light meal. Just add some crusty bread or crackers and a tray of assorted cheeses with some of the recipes below. […]

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Are all natural teas safe?

October 7, 2015

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Are all natural teas safe? by Joanne Henning Tedesco —  Recent tests conducted by Eurofins Scientific, an independent analytic testing company, determined that many varieties of Celestial Seasonings teas contain potentially dangerous levels of multiple pesticides. The report revealed that 91 percent of the teas sampled contained pesticide levels that exceeded U.S. federal limits. Ten […]

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The benefits of kefir

August 20, 2015

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The benefits of kefir by Joanne Henning Tedesco — For centuries, cultures have pickled and fermented foods to preserve them. By doing so, they created food that contained healthy microorganisms or probiotics that helped them to live healthy, long lives. Research has proven that preserving foods creates healthy bacteria within them. Kefir is a unique, […]

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Cranberry juice for heart disease

August 10, 2015

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Cranberry juice for heart disease by Joanne Henning Tedesco —  Cranberries and cranberry juice are back in the news again, and this time it is great news. People in the medical community are now looking at the important benefits that cranberry juice can offer. We have all heard that cranberry juice can help treat urinary […]

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