WHAT HEALTHY MEANS NOW

Healthy food is very different than it was 10, 20, 30 years ago. In fact there’s a whole new rulebook…30 years ago, “healthy” meant eating reduced calorie margarine not real butter. Enjoying foods was not part of the rulebook, now it’s time to celebrate real...

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Butter Pecan Cookies

This is one of the most deliciously, melt in your mouth cookies recipes we have ever tried! Makes 12 cookies ¾cup                         pecans ½cup                         (one stick) unsalted butter, room temperature ⅓cup                         sugar, plus more for coating 1tsp...

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All Things Green

If you celebrate Easter, these wonderful spring recipes will liven up any table. They are also great for every food preference including dairy free, vegan and vegetarian – just by making some simple swaps!   Herbed, Asparagus, Phyllo Tart An impressive starter or a great side dish, this...

Fresh herbs Basil, rosemary and parsley in metal pots over kitchen table with white tiled wall at background.

Getting Started With Herbs

For me, Spring means herbs - for their fragrance and taste, for the bees they attract, and especially for taking care of our bodies, both inside and out. If you don’t have a garden, that’s okay - many do quite well in containers on a porch...

Kamut Berry Ribollita

Nutritious One-Pot Meals

Whole grains turn any “one-dish” into a super-nourishing meal. This veggie packed twist is a take on an Italian favorite, packed with flavor and easy to make – no fuss! Kamut® Berry Ribollita Kamut® wheat berries replace chunks of bread traditionally used in this Tuscan dish that...

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Sugar Cookie Hearts

I rarely make cookies. They just seem like way too much work, but this sugar cookie recipe was really easy and I just had to trust that 12 minutes really was enough cooking time!   Makes 24 cookies 2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting ½ tsp...

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Eat to Reboot, Recharge, Restore

Now the New Year is behind us it’s a perfect time to reset the food button. Forget dieting and think “reboot”. Food should be pleasurable, it should recharge, reenergize and restore you—not make you feel guilty and sluggish. So let’s make some new food goals to boost...

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Best Farm-to-Table Meal in Cuba

The minute you walk into “El Paraiso” in Vinales, Rachel, who runs the restaurant and farm with her father, greets you with the biggest smile. Part farm and restaurant, El Paraiso sits on a hill overlooking the valley - and has been voted the number...

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Reviving, Revitalizing Soups!

Soups are a winter favorite and with the right ingredients they can be just what the doctor ordered. We checked out the American Institute for Cancer Research wwww.aicr.org for two awesome recipes, which we made and thoroughly enjoyed. Make sure you cook up big batches...

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The Best of Holiday Leftovers

The great thing about making a huge holiday meal is the leftovers! With a little imagination and some staples from your fridge you can whip up the most delicious, easy and crowd pleasing dishes. Here are three of our favorites.     Turkey Enchilladas Makes 16 Enchiladas  6 Tbs                  ...