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Tropical Tabouli

1 package tabouli mix 1/4 to 1/2 cup diced dried pineapple 1/4 to 1/2 cup diced dried papaya 1 Package Baby Field Greens or other dark leafy lettuce or salad greens Your favorite balsamic vinaigrette dressing 1 8-oz container hummus … Continued

Cinnamon Spiked Cheesecake Cookies

Crust: 1 c. whole wheat flour 1/3 cup light brown sugar 1/3 cup butter 1/8 tsp. cinnamon Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix the dry ingredients together. Cut in the butter until the mixture resembles course crumbs. Reserve ½ cup. … Continued

Alternative Sweeteners

Turbinado Sugar, Muscovado Sugar, Demarara Sugar, Sucanat (evaporated sugar cane juice) These are all various forms of unrefined sugar from cane or beet (usually from cane). Some are more refined than others. Most refined is turbinado. Least refined is Sucanat. … Continued


Cholesterol, a lipid, is a waxy substance that forms all naturally occurring steroids such as sex hormones, bile acids, vitamin D, etc. synthesized by the body. It is a part of cell membranes, nerve linings, and other body components. Cholesterol … Continued

HDL, LDL, and Omega III Fats

HDL and LDL are transporters of cholesterol and triglycerides through the body – LDL carries fats and cholesterol from our liver to our cell while HDL does the opposite, carrying fat and cholesterol from the cells back to the liver … Continued

Examples of Proteins, Carbs, and Fats

Protein Foods Beef Pork Lamb Buffalo Venison Eggs Fish Shellfish Turkey Chicken Duck Cottage Cheese Canadian Bacon Cheese Carbohydrate Foods Breads Pastas Rice Bagels Beans and Peas (these also contain protein) Potatoes Sweet Potatoes Beets Corn Carrots Winter Squash All … Continued

Leafy Greens For Life

Sweet, bitter, and earthy. Pungent, peppery and sharp! So describes the flavors of leafy greens, touted for their wonderful healing properties and rich nutrients. While for years these delicious greens have been a staple vegetable in the Southern part of … Continued

Holiday Spices

Fall is upon us once more. Many of us welcome in the spirit of the holidays by baking cookies, roasting vegetables, and simmering apple cider. Nothing smells so inviting as a home filled with the aroma of piping hot cinnamon … Continued

Meal Ideas for a Life

Breakfast Ideas: Free Range Omega III Omelet with:    – Mushrooms    – Veggies    – Cheese Cottage Cheese or Yogurt with Nuts or Seeds Hard Cheese Melted on Sprouted Whole Grain Bread Old Fashioned Oatmeal with Nuts and Plain … Continued