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    Eating More Whole Grains and Loving It!

    Getting more whole grains into your diet is easy, and believe it or not, they taste great too! Eating more whole grains will provide specific vitamins and key minerals to ward off illness such as ...

How to Cook With Whole grains

How to Cook With Whole Grains

Cooking with whole grains will help you lose weight, regulate digestion, and lower your risk of a whole host of diseases. Shoot for at least three servings of whole grains per day for optimum results. By doing so, you’ll reduce your risk of stroke, type 2 diabetes, heart disease and obesity. Further studies are also […]

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Savory Meat Marinade

Ingredients: ½ Tablespoon of onion powder 1 Tablespoon of sweet paprika 1 Tablespoon of garlic powder 1 Tablespoon of poultry seasoning 1 Tablespoon of lemon juice 2 Tablespoons of Worcestershire sauce 3 Tablespoons of mayonnaise 1 teaspoon of red pepper 1 teaspoon of salt or salt substitute 1 teaspoon of thyme ¼ cup of white […]

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Chilled Tomato, Watermelon & Cucumber Soup

Serves about 6 Ingredients: 4 large, ripe tomatoes, peeled and deseeded 3.5 lbs watermelon (preferably seedless), peeled and chopped 4 inch piece of cucumber, peeled and deseeded 2 spring onions, chopped 1 tbsp fresh mint, chopped Salt and pepper Instructions: Blend the tomatoes in a blender and slowly add the cucumber, mint, watermelon and spring […]

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Raising Responsible Kids

Every parent wants to know that they have equipped their child for the real world. It is a big responsibility but one that is well worth the effort. And that is what we are talking about here – responsibility. We want to teach our children to one day become contributing members of society. How would […]

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salmon-melts

Easy, Yummy Salmon Melts

Ingredients: 1 can (about 15 oz) salmon, drained and flaked 1 tsp fresh lemon juice 1 tsp fresh dill, chopped 1 tsp fresh parsley, chopped 1/3 cup mayonnaise (preferably reduced fat) 1 cup strong cheese of your choice, grated 4 English muffins, halved Salt and black pepper Instructions: In a bowl, mix the salmon with […]

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Don’t Eat These Before a Workout!

It’s happened to us all: you miss your lunch even though you know you are going to the gym later, but you don’t have time to eat so you just grab what you can and go.  Not eating a substantial meal before a workout is not only unhealthy, it also leads to dizziness and fatigue […]

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Common Foods that Cause Sensitivities

Just about everyone has eaten something that made them feel bad later. What’s the reason? You might be experiencing sensitivity to a food you are eating. It can be hard to nail down food sensitivity. The onset of symptoms can come one or even two days after you have ingested the food. It all depends […]

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