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Appetizers & Dips,Cooked Vegetables,Vegetables 14 Feb 0 COMMENTS

Oven-Roasted Okra

I’d heard about but have never tried okra until about 12 years ago. They way I cooked it, it came out slimy. I was not impressed. Flash forward 5 years, when I tried it again and had the same result. Flash back to a year ago, when a friend told…

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Restaurant Reviews,Uncategorized 9 Feb 0 COMMENTS

Try Bombay Spice Grill & Wine in Phoenix

I’ve enjoyed Indian food in the past but I hadn’t eaten it in a long time. I don’t eat grain on a daily basis, I avoid wheat and gluten, I eat beans very infrequently, and I rarely eat deep fried foods, items that are usually served in quantity in Indian…

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Restaurant Reviews 1 Feb 0 COMMENTS

Blue Wasabi Sushi & Martini Bar Offers Gluten-Free Options

For those with celiac disease, a gluten intolerance, or autoimmune disorder, dining at a sushi bar can spell digestive disaster. Most soy sauces contain gluten and this soy sauce is often used for more than just dipping at the table. Surimi, the fake crab used in many sushi rolls, contains…

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New Developments,Restaurant Reviews 15 Jan 1 COMMENTS

Chef Rachel’s Review of Blue Lemon Express Gourmet in Gilbert

This small chain of restaurants originated in Utah, where they have five other locations (all in the Ogden area). They recently opened a new location in Gilbert, Arizona, a part of the valley that had slimmer pickings for people who want a casual environment, fast service, and something far healthier…

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Book Reviews,Books,Eco Tips,Green Living,Health Tips,Money Saving Tips 14 Jan 3 COMMENTS

A Review of Rich Food, Poor Food

Rich Food, Poor Food: The Ultimate Grocery Purchasing System (GPS) by Jayson Calton, PhD., and Mira Calton, CN, contains so much vital information that today’s shoppers need to navigate their way through supermarkets and natural foods stores to find the most micronutrient-rich foods. This lightweight, compact, 290 page book 6…

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Contests & Giveaways,Grains,Interviews,New Developments,Product Review 14 Jan 2 COMMENTS

Paleo Pasta

I know, it might sound like a contradiction in terms. A paleo diet focuses on pre-agricultural foods, nutrient-rich vegetables, fruits, nuts, seeds, herbs, spices, wild or grassfed meat, wild caught fish, and healthy fats and oils, foods abundant prior to the advent of agriculture and food processing. Pasta is associated…

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Health Tips,Healthy Holiday Tips,Product Review 29 Dec 1 COMMENTS

Mineral Fusion: Makeup that Makes a Difference

I discovered mineral make up in mid 2007. I was doing a monthly cooking spot on Channel 3’s Your Life A to Z. Their make up artist, Karen Hall, and her husband John Hall, a professional photographer, did before and after photos of me and another chef who regularly appeared…

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Appetizers & Dips,Healthy Holiday Tips,Healthy Snacks,Money Saving Tips,Nuts & Nut Butters 23 Dec 2 COMMENTS

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. I’ll post one below and additional ideas as well. You can savor the…

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Books,Dessert,Desserts with Dairy,Health Tips 15 Dec 2 COMMENTS

Flourless Quinoa Chocolate Cake & Cupcakes

If you love or once loved chocolate cake and you eat a wheat-free or gluten-free diet or you follow a primal diet that occasionally includes quinoa, I have a great recipe for you! I’ve made it a handful of times and it’s been a hit in cooking classes and with…

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