Why Organic Is So Good For You
Jul18

Why Organic Is So Good For You

We are regularly told how important it is to eat organically, but do we really know why?  We are told it’s not just better for our bodies, but for the planet as well. Organic Is Better For The Planet A recent study showed that 56% of Americans don’t know what organically grown means and so are reluctant to pay what seems like more money for organically grown produce. At the core of organic farming is the idea of developing a...

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From My Book of Easy Vegetable Recipes
May07

From My Book of Easy Vegetable Recipes

Try this Greek Shrimp & Green Beans for your next family dinner.  Here’s the recipe:   Ingredients 1-1/4 Pounds Large Raw Shrimp – peeled and deveined ½ Pound Green Beans – trimmed and halved ¼ Cup Reduced-Fat Red Wine Vinaigrette 2 Cups Yellow and Red Cherry Tomatoes – halved ¼ Cup chopped Fresh Parsley 1 Tablespoon Greek Seasoning 2 Tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil Recipe...

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Easy Vegetable Recipes
Apr09

Easy Vegetable Recipes

I’m always looking for easy vegetable recipes that I think my family would enjoy while still keeping in mind healthy eating habits.  I found this one and thought I would share it with you.   Apple Stuffed Acorn Squash   3 Acorn Squash – halved and seeded 2 Tablespoons Butter 1 Cup Onions – chopped 3 Cups Apples – peels and chopped ½ Cup Dried Cranberries 2 Tablespoons Brown Sugar 1...

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Sweet Potatoes with Apples Recipe
Nov22

Sweet Potatoes with Apples Recipe

Apples and crushed graham cracker crumbs top this creamy, healthy sweet potato recipe. Whether you're looking for a Thanksgiving recipe or you just want to make something delicious, these sweet potatoes hit the spot.   And remember: Sweet potatoes are a superfood. They're packed with Vitamin A and fiber, and low in fat and cholesterol.   This recipe comes to us from Stephanie Gallagher thru Suite 101.com Ingredients:...

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Layered Mashed Potato & Mushroom Casserole Recipe
Nov11

Layered Mashed Potato & Mushroom Casserole Recipe

Looking for a new version of mashed potatoes?  This healthy eating recipe has just what you’re looking for – you can use it in place of mashed potatoes or enjoy it as a vegetarian main dish.  This recipe comes to us from EatingWell.  Ingredients 3-1/2 Lbs. Yukon Gold Potatoes – peeled and cut into 1" pieces 1-1/2 Lbs. Cremini or White Mushrooms – halved 1 Tablespoon...

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Maple Roasted Sweet Potato Recipe
Nov08

Maple Roasted Sweet Potato Recipe

If you’re looking for a great healthy eating recipe for your Thanksgiving dinner, here’s a tasty, low calorie sweet potato recipe.      This recipe came to us from EatingWell. Roasting sweet potatoes is even easier than boiling and mashing them. Maple syrup glaze transforms this ultra-simple dish into something sublime. Ingredients 2-1/2 Pounds Sweet Potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-1/2" pieces...

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