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My Secret Cranberry Relish Recipe

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When I was growing up, no Thanksgiving meal was complete without cranberries. Unfortunately, it was canned cranberry sauce. And “sauce” isn’t the right word. It was actually more like cranberry gelatin. Yuck. (If you like it, that’s fine, you can

Posted in Cranberries, Delicious, Easy, Healthy, Relish, Salad, Side DIsh, Thanksgiving

My Secret Thanksgiving Stuffing Recipe

(Photo to be added later.)Poultry StuffingMakes 12 portions (approximately 4 ounces by weight, about 2/3 cup by volume) This looks like a scary long recipe, but it is really very simple. 18 slices Healthy Life bread (or any preferred bread.)2

Posted in Chicken, Delicious, Easy, Favorite, Feast, Healthy, Side DIsh, Stuffing, Thanksgiving, Turkey

Do You Want to Eat Healthier, Gain Control and Maybe Even Lose Weight?

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Such a simple thing: a bowl of fresh fruit This bowl of fruit will help you eat healthier by making better choices. It will help you gain control over your eating habits and your life. And it will help you

Posted in Calorie Counting, Diets, Eating better, Habits, Happiness, Happy, Healthy, Podcast, Self-control, weight loss

Two Side Dishes

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Sweet Potato Fries and Three Bean SaladThese recipes feel a little like cheating. They are so easy that I almost think I should not include them here, but I don’t want people to overlook these. Sweet Potato Fries I bought

Posted in Beans, Easy, Fries, Green Beans, Hamburger, Healthy, Low Sodium, Potato, Salad, Sandwich, Side DIsh

Baked Eggs in Potato Cups

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Baked Eggs in Potato CupsServe 2 This is a great way to use a leftover baked potato. If you don’t have any left, you can easily microwave a potato in about 5 minutes, while getting your morning coffee ready. 1

Posted in Baked, Breakfast, Cheese, Easy, Eggs, Healthy, Potato, Sriracha, Vegetarian

Tuna Tacos

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Tuna Tacos 1-2 tuna steak, 10-12 ounce each, approximately 1 inch thickThe juice of 1 lime2 tablespoons olive oilChili spices Combine juice and spices in a shallow dish.   Lay the tuna steak on the sauce.  After 10 minutes, flip

Posted in Cabbage, Cole Slaw, Easy, Fish, Healthy, Jalapeno, Slaw, Spicy, Taco, Tuna

Cabbage, Lime and Jalapeno Slaw

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Cabbage, Lime and Jalapeno SlawApproximately 10 portions, 1/2 cup each This recipe combines all the great food experiences. It has the creaminess of the sour cream, the tang of fresh lime juice and lime zest, and the heat of the

Posted in Cabbage, Cole Slaw, Easy, Healthy, Jalapeno, Lime, Side DIsh, Slaw, Spicy, Sriracha, Vegetables, Vegetarian

Strawberry-Rhubarb Upside Down Cake

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Strawberry-Rhubarb Upside Down CakeServes 8 To give credit where credit is due, this recipe is a lightly modified version of one found in one of my favorite periodicals, Eating Well, the June 2013 issue. However, my modifications make the recipe

Posted in Cake, Dessert, Healthy, Low Calorie, Rhubarb, Strawberry, Vegan, Vegetarian

Soft Shell Shrimp Tacos

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Soft Shell Shrimp Tacos Remember that Red Hot Relish from a couple days ago? Here is a fantastic use for it. I sauteed some shrimp, warmed some soft flour tortillas, and added fresh cilantro and avocado. (Of course, you could

Posted in Avocado, Chile, Cilantro, Easy, Healthy, Shrimp, Taco

Baked Cod, Garlic Sauteed Spinach and Baked Fries

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Baked Cod with Garlic Spinach and Baked Fries This is an easy meal, that will be ready to eat about 45 minutes after you put the potatoes in the oven. Meals like this are healthy, easy, inexpensive (especially if you

Posted in Baked, Cod, Easy, Fish, Fries, Garlic, Healthy, Potato, Spinach

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