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  • pomegranate-smashed butternut squash
    If you haven’t tried it yet, pomegranate juice makes a clever culinary liquid, not just a beverage. In late fall and all winter long, I love using a combination of pomegranate juice and arils in cooking to add rich color, antioxidants, and naturally-derived sweetness with a hint of tartness. The juice is delightful when paired with butternut squash, like I do in this recipe. Serve this up just like you might mashed potatoes or ... Read More
    Published on Sunday, November 25, 2018
  • Don’t Let a Negative Mindset Rule Your Life
    Do you sometimes find yourself stuck in negative thinking? Or maybe your aren’t even aware of your subconscious programming — instead the people around you may comment on your negativity or self-deprecation. Sometimes, we are our own worst enemy. We don’t always need those other people to tell us that we aren’t good or clever enough. We don’t need others to hold up a mirror to ourselves, criticizing us for who we are ... Read More
    Published on Friday, November 23, 2018
  • roasted orange bell pepper soup
    I love pureeing a vegetable soup to make it creamy … no actual cream required! This is one of my go-to recipes for that. It gets extra velvetiness from white beans. Beyond the creaminess, you’ll adore the scrumptious balance of sweet and savory here. The roasting of the peppers gives it depth of flavor. And you’ll love that this soup can do double-duty; use it as a colorful (and nutrient-rich) gravy. The vivid deep-orange ... Read More
    Published on Thursday, November 22, 2018
  • Riced Cauliflower Stuffing…Trader Joe’s Frozen Version vs. “You Can Totally Make Your Own!!”
    Well, the holidays are here and Thanksgiving is right around the corner. Most people already have their menus planned out, some kind of starchy vegetable, turkey, cranberries, cakes and pies, and of course, stuffing. Like everything in the food world nowadays, there is always opportunity to have a traditional version of a dish, but with food allergies abound, paleo, ketogenic, gluten-free and vegan versions of everything are trending, and the holidays are no exception this. ... Read More
    Published on Friday, November 16, 2018
  • It’s Diabetes Awareness Day And Here Are Five Things You Should Know About Diabetes
    What is the everyday reality of living with diabetes? It can be complex, personal and sometimes even misunderstood by others. ... Read More
    Published on Wednesday, November 14, 2018
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