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The small, locally owned health food store where I have shopped for nearly 20 years has a wonderful deli and juice bar that is a favorite of the locals. I frequently drop in to see what homemade soups are available on the hot bar as my family consumes so much soup and broth that I …

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When I was a kid, a corn dog on a stick dipped in ketchup was one of my all time favorite foods. Corn dogs as food?   Mmmmm. Well, maybe not food! “Ingestible” might be the more appropriate term here! Even the supposedly “healthy” corn dog brand I checked out recently at the healthfood store …

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Before I reveal this very creative Paleo enchiladas recipe, let me tell you a little about the recipe creator, Tara Rayburn. I first met Tara, author of the cookbook Essential Gluten-Free Recipes, in yoga class about 10 years ago.  She was pregnant at the time and we struck up a conversation about Labor of Love, a …

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A casual scan of the shelves of your local bookstore quickly reveals an overwhelming array of cookbooks. For one interested in truly healthy cooking, the choice can be overwhelming – which to choose, what recipes are best? I don’t recommend many modern cookbooks on this blog for the simple reason that few are authentic from …

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The holiday weekend is here and for many of us, family and friends will be dropping in to visit. Or, you may be doing the visiting yourself. Here is an easy, quick quiche recipe to share with those who drop in for a chat. I use leftover steamed veggies to make this dish super fast …

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For many people, using the perfect stuffing recipe that appeals to all the guests is critical to the success and full enjoyment of a holiday meal. The challenge is making it in a manner that is easily digestible and/or gluten free for any guests that might have an intolerance to this hard to digest plant …

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By Fitness Editor Paula Jager CSCS Fall is here, no doubt about it even here in sunny Florida, and I am getting into the swing of the seasonal shift in culinary pleasures in my personal fit kitchen.  It was an enjoyable but extremely busy summer.  If you follow the fitness posts on this blog, you …