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Cauliflower “Fried” Rice

Bill and I  have been trying to cut back on carbohydrate-containing foods.  I’m sure you’ve been seeing Cauliflower as a huge food trend lately?  Well, I’ve been using it to replace white rice, a controversial food.  On the one hand, some nutritionists call it an empty source of calories and recommend avoiding it while others […]

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Crockpot Turkey Chili

The temperatures are very cold here in Minnesota in the middle of winter.  After a day with this cold, there isn’t much more comforting than a steaming bowl of chili!  Even though we bundle up in heavy sweaters and blankets, eating hot foods not only keeps you warm but also keeps us happy. I crave […]

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Roasted Tomatoes

If you haven’t slow roasted tomatoes, I strongly recommend it!  We have an abundance of tomatoes year round available at the local grocery stores and if you’re like me – fresh tomatoes are one of my tasty and nutritious snacks.  They are easy to add cooked ones to your diet and to incorporate into your healthy […]

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Raspberry Pretzel Dessert, low sugar

During the Holidays there are a lot of tempting treats and desserts around.  I was inspired to make this lower sugar, less “Weight Watcher point” dessert recently so that I had a healthier option at Thanksgiving.  I’ve made layered desserts similarly with full sugar and fat that included strawberries, but this year is different.  I […]

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Szechuan Broccoli

Not too long ago, Bill and I enjoyed a nice meal at Marin Restuarant & Bar in downtown Minneapolis.  We’ve dined there a couple of times and chose it this last time because we were hungry for fresh fish following a trade show we attended.  Marin is an elegant eatery offering high-quality New American main […]

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