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Carrot Cashew Pate

Enjoy this paté in wraps with shredded vegetables, put a scoop on salads, or serve as a dip with your favorite crudités. I recommend it because it is rich with anti-oxidants that will brighten your skin, contribute to your over-all well being, encourage a quick metabolism, and aid weight loss.  It’s also super tasty!  How […]

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Portabella Pizza!

I recently came upon this recipe and wow, is it a taste explosion!  Even better, it’s vegan, gluten free, and totally worthy of a the stamp of nutritional excellence!  When I made it, I served it to my family and even they loved it (and sometimes my kids are like anyone else’s: stubborn)! I suggest […]

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Beets are Nutritional Powerhouses

This week I celebrate beets while they are in the peak of their season, the least expensive, and have the best flavor. To my dismay, the beet greens, which were once the preferred part of this vegetable, are often discarded. I encourage you to try them; they are not only nutritious, they taste great ! […]

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Nature’s Energy Fruit

Have you been wondering about the health benefits of goji berries? Some claim that goji berries are the next fountain of youth. But what is the goji berry and can it really prevent chronic illness? And do dried goji berries have side effects? Here are answers to your questions. What is a Goji Berry? The […]

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Autumn Slaw Salad

Sometimes the most overlooked of fall veggies can make for a healthy, memorable dish. While lunching at Sweet Butter on Ventura Boulevard my friend asked to sample a pretty salad under the glass counter that looked like a vinaigrette cole slaw. Much to my surprise, it was made, not from cabbage, but from Brussels sprouts. […]

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