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Books,Condiments,Cooked Vegetables,Health Tips,Vegetables 23 Apr 0 COMMENTS

Ode to the Onion

How often do you eat onions? Every day? A few times a week? If you’re not eating them at least three or four times a week, you’re missing out on good food and medicine. Onions beat red wine and tea in quercetin content. But unlike wine, eating onions won’t reduce…

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Book Reviews,Books,New Cookbook 26 Mar 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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Appetizers & Dips,Book Reviews,Books,Condiments,Eggs,Health Tips 11 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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Nuts & Nut Butters,Vegetables 12 Dec 0 COMMENTS

PrimalCon 2015 & Roasted Cauliflower with Marcona Almonds & Golden Raisins

Last Sunday evening I returned from Primalcon 2015, a fabulously fun three and half day weekend of total immersion into paleo and primal diet and fitness. Although I didn’t participate in any of the fitness activities this year, I enjoyed short walks to and from the beach park each day…

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Books,Cooked Vegetables,Vegetables 12 Nov 1 COMMENTS

Roasted Carrot Fries & Mastering Master Recipes

Roasting is one of my favorite ways to prepare vegetables. It brings out the sweetness and provides a rich taste. You’ve probably made oven fried potatoes and sweet potatoes but have you tried carrots cooked this way? Not the fake baby carrots cut by a machine to look uniformly rounded…

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Breakfast,Cooked Vegetables,Health Tips,Herbs & Spices,Vegetables 23 Oct 0 COMMENTS

The Best Roasted Brussels Sprouts Ever

I thought I didn’t like Brussels sprouts until I turned 21 and one of my early cooking instructors in Penzance, England, Michelle Cowmeadow, showed me how to cut and cook them to reduce their bitterness (cutting them makes all the difference). They’ve been one of my (many) favorite leafy green…

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