What’s cookin’?

And how are you going to make it be both delicious and healthy? Got dietary concerns, such as vegan, dairy-free, gluten-free? Got a fussy eater? Check out the recipes below that feature something for everyone. Enjoy!


Tropical Green Smoothie Recipe

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Green smoothies are an easy way to get some extra nutrients into your diet!

A lot of people think that adding a handful of spinach to their morning smoothie will give it a bitter and earthy taste, but I have found that this is not the case! In smoothies, spinach seems to just absorb all of the other yummy flavors you add. So, if getting your greens in is a challenge for you, or you’re trying to sneak some extra veggies into your kids’ diet, or you just want to add an extra serving of nutrients to your diet, this is the smoothie for you.

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Cold Combating Garlic Toast

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Garlic has been called Nature’s Antibiotic!

Strong claim. But, I’ve found it to be spot on.

At the first sign of a cold, I start the garlic treatment. Garlic contains several compounds that possess antibacterial, anti-fungal, and antiviral properties, earning its ‘nature’s antibiotic’ nickname.

Here’s the secret to getting the most benefit from this little powerhouse…use fresh garlic.

Chop or use a garlic press to mash the cloves and then let them sit for 10 minutes. This allows the allicin – the magical component of garlic – to form. Then, sneak it into food in its raw form. I know…harsh. True. You don’t want to eat it alone. Not tasty!

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