I LOVE this amazing take on a popular Halloween treat! Saw this in a magazine at the airport yesterday and wanted to share it with Mamas and Nanas who have kiddos looking at the rows and rows of candy in the stores! This little cup of happiness is fresh, healthy and low sugar. It’s a…

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NOW that the leaves are turning and there’s a little SNAP in the air, it’s time to think about “warming” foods rather than those icy little smoothies we were whipping up all. summer. long. This won’t be a shock to anyone but, especially in October, but how about a Pumpkin Soup that is full of…

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I LOVE a good, hearty winter soup … and, I’d love it if it could be easy to make with ingredients I might actually have in my kitchen. I saw one recently that required ground horn of a terribly extinct goat from the Andes…..ok, just kidding….but, you know what I mean, right?! I tend to…

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I think almost everyone has a family member who knows about a “secret healing” recipe for Chicken Noodle Soup. I used to think these recipes came from Nana’s and Katzs’ Deli in New York. So, after flying to DC last week in the “sneezing, coughing, snotty” sickbed section of a dreamliner…..I finally succumbed to the…

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CREAMY CARROT SOUP When temps begin to drop (slightly) in the mornings….I begin to think about soup and stew and all of those great “wintery” dishes. I know I’ve been on a bit of a rant with food lately…..sorry, it’s just the time of year. So, when I tried this creamy, rich little bowl of…

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I love Hummus….but, found that buying the “easy” version in the stores often led to eating waaayyyy too much salt, fat and oil. So, while flipping through a Women’s Health magazine (my typical Dental office modus operandi) I found this super easy, healthy version. Thought I’d share it….there is a surprise ingredient…. SKINNY DIPPING 2…

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EVERY year thousands of new products are launched in our grocery stores. 70 to 80% of these items will fail and be pulled from the shelves. But, those that remain could be “food like” rather than actual, nutritious whole food items. Most of these engineered “foods” are not created by nature but made in a…

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20 Minutes / 120 Calories / 4 Servings TOMATO, SPINACH AND FETA CHEESE FRITTATA 4 cups fresh spinach (lightly packed, about 4 ounces) 2 tablespoons water 3  eggs 3  egg whites ⅓ cup green onions (chopped, about 5 medium) ¼ cup Milk (whole / type of your choice) ¼ teaspoon red pepper (ground, cayenne) 1  large tomato (chopped, 1…

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Okay, soooooo this year Missy K wanted to grow a garden of veggies. As a confirmed “salad addict”, always a winner! We decided on zucchini, tomatoes, and chives. Our zucchini is HUGE after just a couple of weeks….. INGREDIENTS: 2 cups grated zucchini 1/2 cup grated potato 1 egg 1 tablespoon chopped parsley 1 teaspoon lemon zest 1 pinch breadcrumbs 1 tablespoon unsalted butter 2 tablespoons Fage 0% Plain yogurt…

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Anyone who reads this blog knows that I love using Epsom Salts in my post-workout bath. I’m also fond of using a handful of epsom salt as a “scrub” during Summer months to cut down on dead skin. So, I thought I’d share several uses for this magical substance: 1. Exfoliate skin As our skin…

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