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Cilantro Lime Cauliflower “Rice”

Grated cauliflower makes a fantastic low-carb, grain-free stand in for rice.  It is often considered one of the healthiest foods on earth as a member of the cruciferous vegetable (or Brassicaceae) family- along with broccoli, cabbage, kale, and brussel sprouts. Recent studies suggest that cruciferous vegetables are an excellent source of natural antioxidants due to […]

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Potato Salad with Mint and Lemon, by Al Roker

I recently watched Al Roker of the TODAY show prepare this salad and decided to make it myself based on the feedback of the other hosts who were sampling it.  We don’t eat a lot of potatoes these days but love this lightened up version of potato salad because it satisfies your starchy cravings without […]

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Zesty Lime Corn Chicken Salad

I was inspired to create this salad after recently visiting the sky lounge of our frequent airline.  They often serve the same old same old options for lunch, but both  Bill and I were thrilled when we saw that the lounge had a few new options including a vegetable salad with a very forward taste […]

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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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Stuffed Artichoke Bottoms, with Parmesan and Mozzarella

So not too many years ago, I discovered artichoke bottoms.  Yes, I love fresh artichokes but they can be expensive to buy and laborious to trim and cook.  Many brands also sell artichoke bottoms but keep in mind that they’re harder to find than the hearts in most stores.  Be sure to look for the […]

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