Creamy Cannellini Bean Dip Recipe

cannellini bean dip

CANNELLINI BEANS  A BRIEF STORY 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…

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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. Hope H.…

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

Lentil Cauliflower Soup

This one pot soup can save you time, energy, and boost your immune system! Fuel your body to beat those winter blues with cauliflower and, although this has lentils and will provide protein, feel free to add some meat to this dish for a bit heartier meal. Let me know how you would change this…

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Blueberry Walnut Quinoa Breakfast Bowl

Quinoa Breakfast Bowl with Blueberries and Walnuts

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, right? And yet, it is still a very overlooked meal oftentimes. Switch it up and make it more exciting with more than just oatmeal or eggs. Here’s a great healthy option with quinoa, blueberries, and walnuts. If you like more protein at breakfast to have with…

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Crab Spread for the Holidays

Crab Spread for Holidays

‘Tis the season to be jolly. And when you’re thinking about all the holiday goodies you’ll be consuming, we can add a little twist and health to the options. Use this recipe for Holiday Crab Spread from Diabetes Forecast: The Healthy Living Magazine to go with the main dish or as an appetizer for your…

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Spicy Apricot Sauce

spicy apricot sauce

Recipes for The New American Plate: Take Two Sauces, salsas and chutneys give new life to plain foods like poached chicken breasts or fish filet. These simple recipes bring more vegetables, fruits and flavor to your plate and taste buds. Today: Spice up your plate with this Apricot Sauce. If you’d like to revisit the…

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Warm Caribbean Salsa

Caribbean Salsa

Recipes for the American Plate – Make the Switch Now to discover great Benefits for your health! Sauces, salsas and chutneys give new life to plain foods like poached chicken breasts or fish filet. These simple recipes bring more vegetables, fruits and flavor to your plate and taste buds. Recipe one, warm caribbean salsa, is…

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Asparagus Oatmeal – The Savory Choice

Asparagus Oatmeal

This recipe comes from Diabetes Forecast: The Healthy Living Magazine, Savory Asparagus Oatmeal. Change up your oatmeal by making it savory rather than the sweeter versions with fruit we’re used to. And find a new way to get your servings of vegetables in! Tip: This savory oatmeal recipe is a clever way to get vegetables at breakfast—and…

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Standard Serving Sizes Of Foods

Standard Serving Sizes

*Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture Standard Serving Sizes of Foods Food Serving Comparison Chopped Vegetables ½ cup ½ baseball or rounded handful for average adult Raw Leafy Vegetables (such as lettuce) 1 cup 1 baseball or fist for average adult Fresh Fruit 1 medium piece ½ cup chopped 1 baseball ½ baseball or rounded handful…

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Sighted Foods for Better Vision

Sighted Foods for Better Vision

Many people think that cataracts are the primary cause of vision loss in the elderly. But another known eye condition called age-related macular degeneration actually ranks as the leading cause of irreversible blindness among older Americans. This disease afflicts one out of three people over 75. So how can we manage this disease? It looks…

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