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It’s might be hard to believe at first, but back in the days of the Great Depression, chicken was hard to come by in the cities. It was so rare, in fact, that when it was available, only the rich could afford it. To compensate, a regional dish known as city chicken became a popular substitute …

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Back in my lowfat eating days, I used to eat a lot of veggie burgers to limit the amount of red meat in my diet.  Thankfully, those days are but a distant memory! I now know, of course, that grassfed beef is one of the healthiest meats you can possibly consume and I usually eat …

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If your family loves steak but is a little light on the vegetables, try serving them cauliflower steak one night for dinner! Cauliflower is one of the few vegetables that works very well as an all natural veggie steak without all the additives, fillers and MSG of store bought versions. It is easily sliced into …

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Fish fingers are generally considered junk food by parents seeking to feed their children a healthy diet. A little investigation of the commercial brands available at the supermarket quickly reveals why. Typically fried in cheap, rancid, genetically modified (GMO) vegetable oils like soy or canola with a long, eyebrow raising list of ingredients filled with …

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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 …