5 Easy Gluten-Free Recipes

Giving up gluten doesn’t mean sacrificing flavor or quality. Gluten-free diets can lower bad cholesterol, increase energy levels, and improve your body’s digestive processes. Here are a couple of recipes that don’t diminish taste and are easy to throw together. If you don’t have access to a gluten-free flour blend such as Bob’s Red Mill […]

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Christmas Treats

The Christmas season is devoted to the helping others and being kind. In the spirit of giving, here are some baking ideas that can be done solo or with your own little helper. Reindeer Cupcakes Yield: 24 cupcakes Cupcakes ¾ cup unsalted butter 1¾ cups sugar 2 large eggs 2 tsp pure vanilla extract ½ […]

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Brown Bag It!: Healthy DIY Lunch Ideas

Time is of the essence when you are busy taking care of a million and one things. We often let our health fall to the wayside as we scramble to get things done by eating junk food or skipping meals altogether. Here are some healthy and quick ideas to avoid the stomach grumblings. Serve each […]

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The Battle Against Breast Cancer: Fighting Back with Food

As you may know, October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month. Aside from wearing pink ribbons and donating to charities, how many people are actually truly aware of this horrifying disease that is plaguing America? So far this year, approximately 290,000 women and 2,250 men have been diagnosed with breast cancer. An estimated 40,000 women […]

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The Truth Behind GMOs

Most are not bothered by the concept of a nutritionally deprived world because it does not generally hit home. It is not something often discussed openly over dinner, and the majority of our country’s inhabitants are completely oblivious to the truth. The reason for this is not lack of concern; it is merely a lack […]

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Manly Meals for Manly Men

It’s that time of year again to celebrate the patriarch’s role in our lives and what better way than to cook for him? Here are some recipes for macho meals he will be sure to love. Uh-mazing Barbequed Ribs Yield: 4-5 Servings 8 lbs. Baby Back Ribs 2 Tbsp. Kosher Salt 1 Tbsp. Mustard (dry) […]

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Mother’s Day Treats

Celebrating the roles your personal chef, assistant, attorney, therapist, doctor, accountant, seamstress, taxi driver, and tutor play in your life by offering gifts and attention in one day? That’s wonderful! Of course, I’m referring to Mother’s Day. Although it is just one day out of three hundred and sixty five, it is important to take […]

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Waste Not Want Not: Preventing Food Waste in the Home

Since the beginning of 2013, an estimated 18 billion pounds of food has been wasted in the United States. Based on these findings, by the end of this year, there should be approximately 72 billion pounds of food wasted in the United States alone. The average American consumes nearly one ton of food in a […]

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Luck o’ the Irish

Saint Patrick’s Day is a joyful time of year to celebrate with friends and family. These recipes are favorites and can be enjoyed by anyone. Slainte! Lamb Stew Yield: 8-10 servings 1lb thick sliced Bacon, diced 6lb boneless Lamb shoulder, cut into 2” pieces ½ C AP Flour 3 Garlic cloves, minced 1 Onion, chopped ½ […]

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“Be Mine” Valentine Treats and Snacks

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and there is nothing sweeter than offering your loved ones a homemade tasty treat. Here are some fun recipe ideas that are child-friendly and fun to make. Royal Icing Yield: 2 Cups of Icing 3 ea Egg Whites 1 lb. Powdered Sugar 1/8 tsp Cream of Tartar 2 […]

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