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A Salad Hearty Enough To Be A Meal!

Eating healthy can sometimes be a total bore! Steak, potato, and arugula in a champagne vinaigrette however, is not a bore at all! Not only is this meal fantastic for a complete dinner, but the leftovers carry over exceptionally well for the following day's lunch. We actually ate all the steak out of the salad [...]

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Newsletter 7/29/2016

Here is the link to last week's newsletter. 

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Strawberry and Mint Infused water

 Finding the right combination of flavors can really make the right water pop. Our eyes have been conditioned to see certain foods in a particular way and while some colors stimulate the taste buds, others are capable of killing the appetite. Finding the right color combination, can make a simple glass of water the topic [...]

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Brain Boosting Black Bean & Salmon Tostadas

Eat for a sharper mind with this healthy dinner recipes to boost brain power. Adding omega-3-rich ingredients, such as oily fish, to your diet, as well as iron-rich foods, such as beans, and water-rich foods, such as leafy salad greens, can support healthy cognitive function. This Black Bean & Salmon Tostadas recipe covers all bases [...]

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Smoothie of the week: Mango Madness

Mango Madness Take advantage of a ripe mango's disease-fighting ability with this delicious smoothie recipe. The mangoes we buy here in the U.S. come mostly from Mexico, Ecuador, Peru, Brazil, Guatemala and Haiti. Fortunately for us, these countries harvest their mango crops at different times of the year, which means we get to enjoy mangoes all [...]

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Smoothie of the week 7/14/16 Strawberry-Kiwi Kiss

The Strawberry-Kiwi Kiss:Besides tasting excellent, kiwi fruit is packed with more vitamin C than an equivalent amount of orange. In the world of phytonutrient research, kiwifruit has fascinated researchers for its ability to protect DNA in the nucleus of human cells from oxygen-related damage. Researchers are not yet certain which compounds in kiwi give it this protective [...]

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Patriotic Turkey Sliders!

These tiny turkey burgers are inspired by the patriotic holidays of summer. The red comes from roasted red bell peppers. These were in the oven on 350 for about an hour. You can also place on your grill for a quicker roasting. I sliced off the tops, cleaned out the seeds, and diced.The white comes from [...]

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Three New Rules For Staying Hydrated

This article comes from Eating Well and sometimes may be a little bit on the lenient side for for optimum health. However, small consistent changes for the better lead to significant improvements over time. Perhaps eating better should be a better name. Either way this article brings to light some new ways to stay hydrated [...]

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Potato Power Recipe

Eating healthy can be a little overwhelming sometimes. Nobody can stay excited about bland low calorie meals that seem to all be a minor variation of the same thing. We love a potato salad, and a beautiful one is even better. We search and try all sorts of recipes to integrate into our focus on being healthy. [...]

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Smoothie of the Week: Firecracker Smoothie! 6/30/16

Firecracker Smoothie:This awesome and ambitious smoothie comes from healthyhappylife.comThe tangy flavors all layered on top of each other taste like a day at the beach. This smoothie combines ripe red frozen raspberries, fresh strawberries, fresh blueberries, acai juice, frozen blueberries, banana, coconut and sweet vanilla soy milk. The top white layer is a soft a fluffy [...]

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