When our lives are so hectic, there are times we just don’t feel like cooking. How can we prepare a hearty meal when we get home late at night? Who is going to give you “kudos” if the meal is really tasty when the whole family is stressing with their own problems? Can you really…

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Last Saturday, we had invited an old friend of ours, Marie for lunch. We started off with some delicious baked kale chips (add paprika if you want them spicier) and a low-fat yogurt dip. As the weather is perfect for grilling, we made some salmon (quick and easy!) and added our fresh chopped dill and…

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One of our neighbors was diagnosed with colorectal cancer late last year. As a 57 year old Mom with two adolescents and a full-time job, she never had time to prepare healthy dinners (she describes them as either picking something up from the grocery or just a steak and potatoes for the family). Always running…

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When you think of dark, leafy green vegetables, do you realize the variety you can purchase locally in your city or town? We’re speaking about spinach, Swiss chard, kale, bok choy, arugula, herbs such as cilantro, dill and parsley that are rich in vitamin C. That’s a lot of healthy green to choose from! They…

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Fiber is everywhere – on your nutrition labels, on television ads, in the brochures at your physician’s office.  What is fiber? It’s an indigestible substance that is found mainly in the outer layers of plants. The best of it is that our locally grown produce – both vegetables and fruits – are high in fiber!…

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