Shrimp Salad with Fresh Papaya

What is Chocho? The chocho featured here in this recipe has several names dependent on the different areas and by different ethnic groups. It is called chayote if you are of Spanish heritage, christophene to those of French origins, chocho to those of us from Jamaica. It may carry other names such as mirliton or…

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Six Healthy Wholesome Portable Choices to Discover For your Snacking Needs

Snacking can fit into your healthy eating and is a prerequisite for boosting your metabolism. Here are some Snack items that you can carry around in your pocket book, placed in the glove compartment of your car to tame your snacking urges. These are low in sodium and cholesterol free. The serving size is 1…

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Satisfying Healthy Lentil Soup

Now that Fall is here, it’s the perfect time to start creating some soup recipes. There’s just something about a nice warm bowl of soup on a chilly Fall day. Even if you live in a warmer environment, soups are still a delicious option. This recipe is not only a delicious one but it’s also…

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Macaroni With Cheese Sauce

Ingredients: 2 cups elbow macaroni uncooked ¼ cup all purpose flour mixed with 2 tablespoon cold water ¼ cup light butter spread melted ¼ teaspoons salt 1-1/3 cups skim milk, heated 1 cup cubed Cheddar cheese (mild/sharp) Crumb Topping:  2 slices bread, white or wheat 1-teaspoon light butter spread Dash garlic Dash black pepper Dash…

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Tropical Mango Recipe

FRESH MANGO CHUTNEY WITH BANANA & JERK SEASON This Chutney is delicious as a condiment for grilled, roasted pork, chicken, fish and shrimp. Ingredients: ¼ cup golden raisins ¼ cup water ½ cup firmly packed brown sugar ½ cup chopped onions ¾ cup cider vinegar 1 tablespoon Dry Jerk Seasoning Juice and rind of 1…

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Basil Oil Recipe with Tossed Salad & Herbs

If you’re looking for a light, quick, and easy recipe this summer this basil oil recipe is perfect for tossing a quick salad. It’s delicious and healthy too. Basil oil enhances the flavor of a tomato salad and adds a nice color contrast by tossing the tomatoes gently in the basil oil. Basil Oil Dressing…

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Summer Barbecue Tips

Let your summertime cooking be healthy and tasty barbecues. Make a few changes, and your dishes can be healthy. Focus on flavor with spices and herbs. Try using a home-prepared seasoning rub instead of bottled BBQ sauce, which is high in fat, sugars, and sodium. Use skinless poultry, fish or lean meat and spray with…

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Helpful Tips to prepare Healthy Meals for One or Two People

Some people may find it difficult to prepare healthy meals for one or two people when you used to cook for an entire family of four or more. Don’t short change yourself. You can still cook healthy meals even when the household is decreased to one or two persons. And you can do it without…

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Creamy Cannellini Bean Dip Recipe

I remember vividly my early years in elementary school putting soil in a glass jar and putting one or two beans in the soil and within a few days, shoots of tall bean plants appeared. It is the same child-like magic that I experience as an older gardener planting beans in my garden. You prepare…

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Lentil Cauliflower Soup: Eat to Boost Your Immune System (Video)

Lentil Cauliflower Soup

Your immune system can use all the help it can get in the winter time. With this soup, you can give your immune system a little boost to help fight off those nasty little bugs floating around. Let me know how you would change it or make it your own! Print recipe here.  

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