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Herbs and Spice and Everything Nice

Common herbs and spices may help protect against certain chronic conditions, such as cancer, diabetes, and heart disease. Herbs, including basil and parsley, are from plants and plant parts. Spices, such as turmeric, chili powder, and paprika, often come from the … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day Menu

St. Patty’s Day. A day to celebrate all things Irish. The Blarney stone. Erin Go ‘Braugh. Corned beef and cabbage. Irish soda bread. Guinness stout. Potatoes. We’re sure we’re not going to shock you when we tell you most of … Continue reading

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Best and Worst Foods for Your Heart

As you know, February is National Heart Month. You also know that heart disease is the #1 killer of women. High blood pressure, high cholesterol, low HDL (“good” cholesterol), high triglycerides, high LDL (“bad” cholesterol), elevated CRP (measure of inflammation … Continue reading

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Foods of Love and Lust

Valentine’s Day is a couple days away. Whether you’re spending it alone or with the one you love (or lust), it’s a day to focus on love (of yourself or someone else) and pleasure. If you think you might need … Continue reading

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Smokey Red Lentil Stew

We actually made this smokey red lentil stew last week for Halloween, as part of the Orange-and-Black-themed dinner. We didn’t have any recipe to follow – we pretty much just made it up as we went along based on the … Continue reading

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{Recipe} Roasted Garlic-Cauliflower Mashed “potatoes”

Ask anyone what their favorite dish on the Thanksgiving menu is and you’ll probably hear, “mashed potatoes.” Who doesn’t love the creamy, buttery pile of cloud-like spuds? Between the potatoes, stuffing, and cornbread or dinner rolls, this meal is a … Continue reading

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