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Grilled Vegan Kabobs with Marinade

I don’t know about you but marinated shish kabobs are a favorite of mine.   What is more, with the abundance of seasonal vegetables you can cater this recipe to your liking. These easy to make...

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Health Benefits of Cinnamon

Do you need help dieting? Just a dash of cinnamon is said to curb a sweet tooth. Add it to teas, fruit, baked goods or even hot cereal. Enjoy a delicious treat that Great for...

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Bruschetta with Basil and Tomato

Ah, the rewards of summer. Devouring Italian bruschetta (pronounced “bro͝oˈsketə”) is a fabulous way to seize the luscious taste of ripe summer tomatoes, pungent garlic and fresh garden basil. I used to make this delicious...

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Maca Root Health Benefits

Peruvians have been using maca root as a medicinal and everyday food for centuries.  Grown in the high Andes, this revived superfood is used as traditional medicine to boost energy, stamina and sexual function. The...

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Traditional Homemade Gazpacho

Gazpacho is a cold soup traditionally made of raw vegetables that generally has a tomato base. This delicious soup is said to originate in the southern Spanish region of Andalusia.   Gazpacho is a refreshing...

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Healthy Lime in the Coconut Cocktail

Embrace the heat with a healthy Lime in de Coconut cocktail. Of course, a healthy drink should be made without alcohol.   Whether you are right dab in the middle of the city or on...

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Coconut Lime Rice with Cilantro

One of my favorite side dishes is Coconut Lime Rice with Cilantro. It’s easy to prepare in a pinch plus it keeps well in the refrigerator for up to a week.  In this recipe, if...

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Pear Ginger Flambé with Gorgonzola

This is a very decadent dessert, the kind you’d find in Old World Europe along a charming Auberges restaurant on some hidden cobblestone street.   Ah, the sweet richness of ripe lush pears coupled with...

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Homemade Chocolate Pasta

Although the majority of us think of chocolate as something for dessert, Europeans have been adding it to pasta since the 1500s when cacao beans were first introduced.  Look at it this way; cacao beans...

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