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Healthy Harvard Beets

I love beets!  And my family especially loves Harvard Beets.  To be honest, I did not know they were called Harvard Beets, but made this dish from an old family recipe that my mom marked as "Beets". Over the years, I have updated the original recipe giving it my "healthy" twist.  We enjoy it just [...]

By |2023-03-15T16:20:41+00:00March 15th, 2023|Health Benefits, Side Dish|0 Comments

Simple Steamed Broccoli

Simple Steamed Broccoli Yum!  I don’t know if it is the cold weather setting in or just my “need” for broccoli, but I am just craving it lately.  Today, for lunch, I ate an entire bunch that you buy at the store in one setting.  I ate the whole thing!  That was my lunch!I had [...]

By |2023-01-04T11:01:45+00:00October 20th, 2022|Bone Health, Health Benefits, Side Dish|0 Comments

Potato Kale Soup

Love, Love, Love me some warm, comforting, "green" soup in the fall and winter months.  This fits the bill, and I find that I come back to this recipe often.  High in protein and bone-building nutrients from the kale, this is a dish that fits the bill of comfort, warmth and health!   Ingredients 1 [...]

Warm Swiss Chard Dip

  Warm Swiss Chard Dip 1 tbsp butter1/2 c. finely chopped onion2 cloves garlic (minced)1/2 teaspoon fresh rosemary leaves (chopped)1/4 tsp salt1/2 tsp black pepper6 cups Swiss chard (stems removed)4 oz cream cheese2 oz coconut cream (from 4 oz. can) (may substitute 1/4 c. heavy cream) In a large pan, melt butter over medium heat.  [...]

Hormone-Balancing Hot Cocoa Mix

Hormone-Balancing Hot Cocoa Mix This has been a favorite beverage of mine this winter, by far.  I have at least one (usually two) mugs of this stuff every single day. Not only is it warm, comforting, and deliciously sweet, but it is energizing (not with caffeine jitters) yet calming.  And I actually feel clearer headed [...]

Garlic Asparagus with Tarragon

  Garlic Asparagus with Tarragon This beautiful dish came about when a recent mineral test of mine showed a deficiency in rubidium.  Rubidium is an important trace mineral that helps prevent blood sugar dysregulation which can lead to diabetes.  1 bunch asparagus spears (trimmed of tough ends (last 2-3 inches))2-3 tsp butter2-3 cloves garlic2 tbsp [...]

By |2023-01-04T17:22:58+00:00May 24th, 2021|Bone Health, Greens, Health Benefits, Inflammation, Side Dish|0 Comments

Superfood Blueberry Spinach Salad

  Superfood Blueberry Spinach Salad This is hailed as a superfood salad because every ingredient is considered a superfood. A superfood is a food that is rich in nutrients, and provides multiple high-quality substances that are good for your health.  So eating these superfoods give you more “bang for your buck”. Main Ingredients4 cups fresh spinach1 pc red [...]

By |2023-01-08T14:06:11+00:00March 23rd, 2021|Bone Health, Greens, Health Benefits, Inflammation, Salad, Weight Loss|0 Comments

Broccoli Stem Slaw   Broccoli Stem Slaw Don’t throw away those broccoli stems!  There are many uses for them, and they are sweet, tender and contain many of the the same nutrients as the broccoli floret, See tough, outside stem should be trimmed, which leaves the tender, crunchy inside that is perfect to cut into [...]

By |2023-01-09T15:18:44+00:00March 22nd, 2021|Bone Health, Greens, Health Benefits, Side Dish|0 Comments

Luck O’ The Green Shamrock Smoothie

  Luck O' The Green Shamrock Smoothie Who needs McDonald’s 530 calorie green shake when you can make your own Shamrock Shake and it is healthier and tastier.  The popular green shake offered at local fast food restaurants is full of sugar, food coloring and preservatives, and contains very little “real” food.  Who needs all [...]

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