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18 Jan

More Healthy Edible Gifts & Party Food

Looking for an easy recipe to bring to a holiday potluck, party, or gift exchange or something you can make for the people on your gift list? I’ve got just the recipe, actually many recipes, for you….

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Frozen Desserts,Green Living,Health Tips 15 Jan 3 COMMENTS

Safe Storage Containers for Frozen Desserts

Commonly used plastic food and beverage containers can undermine your health by leaching toxic chemicals into the foods and beverages you consume. This can contribute to endocrine disorders, birth defects, and cancer. While we can’t eliminate all risks, we can certainly reduce our exposure to these harmful chemicals by being…

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Appetizers & Dips,Book Reviews,Books,Condiments,Eggs,Health Tips 13 Jan 4 COMMENTS

Victory Mayo!

I’ve been wanting to make this 30-second mayo for months. I’ve had my share of mayo batches turn into soup rather than the thick, rich, creamy, marvelously textured mayo you see in the pictures below. If the weather is too humid (rare here in Phoenix but it does happen!), if…

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Book Reviews,Books,Health Tips,New Cookbook 10 Jan 3 COMMENTS

Review of The 21 Day Sugar Detox

The 21 Day Sugar Detox: Bust Sugar & Carb Cravings Naturally by Diane Sanfilippo is more than a program. It’s also a collection of easy to follow recipes for health and fitness. Whether you’re new to a sugar-free, gluten-free, or grain-free diet and lifestyle or looking to fine tune your…

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Book Reviews,Books,New Cookbook 7 Jan 4 COMMENTS

A Review of Paleo Indulgences

Everyone likes treat. If you’re committed to eating a gluten-free, real foods diet with little or no dairy and refined sugar, you don’t have to abandon these principles to enjoy the occasional indulgence. No need to resort to junk food when real food can satisfy the urge to splurge. Whether…

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Book Reviews,Books,Dessert,New Cookbook 5 Jan 7 COMMENTS

A review of Joshua Weissman’s Slim Palate Paleo Cookbook

Joshua Weissman’s first cookbook is stunningly beautiful––from the artfully laid out photographs to the clearly written instructions and head notes (the descriptive text below the title of a recipe) to the elegant and easy to follow (yet incredibly delicious) recipes, The Slim PalatePaleo Cookbook will please young and old, experienced…

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Breakfast,Cooked Vegetables,Green Living,Salad Dressings 2 Jan 3 COMMENTS

Savoring Sun-dried Tomato Oil

Waste not. For all of my adult life I’ve been thrifty. I especially like to make my food dollars go farther. I enjoy re-purposing leftovers, even small amounts of them, turning them into new dishes and meals. Maybe it’s a signature soup or stew that I make from a little…

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Healthy Holiday Tips 27 Dec 0 COMMENTS

Year End Holiday Special on Chef Rachel’s Cookbooks

The holidays mean sharing food with family and friends and being with the ones you love. This year, give them the gift of good health. Chef Rachel’s books, The Garden Of Eating: A Produce-Dominated Diet & Cookbook, and, The Ice Dream Cookbook: Dairy-Free Ice Cream Alternatives with Gluten-Free Cookies, Compotes…

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Book Reviews,Books,New Cookbook 24 Dec 1 COMMENTS

Practical Paleo really is a practical book!

Practical Paleo: A Customized Approach to Health and a Whole Foods Lifestyle is one of the most practical books and one of the most beautiful cookbooks on the subject of paleo, primal, and whole foods nutrition, healing, and cooking. What’s in it for you? Author and nutritionist Diane Sanfilippo, a…

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