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  • HummusWritten August 28, 2013 by Anne under Blog

    This is one of my favorite recipes.  You can use hummus in lots of different ways.  I use it for dipping vegetables and mix it into salads.  You can even use it as a replacement for mayonnaise in egg salad.   Hummus   Ingredients:  2- 15 oz cans of chick peas (drained and rinsed) 1/2 to 3/4 cup of…

  • Acerola Berry – What in the World is That?Written August 16, 2013 by Anne under Blog

    Have you ever heard of an acerola berry?  These berries are native to South America, Southern Mexico and Central America.  Acerola juice is as common in Brazil as Orange juice is in the US.  Although grown very little in the US it is become more popular in the area in a powdered and extract form.…

  • Grilled Jalepeno ChickenWritten August 14, 2013 by Anne under Blog

      Fresh local jalapenos are in abundance at this time of the year.  Whether you grow them in your garden or pick them up at the local farmers market they can add a good zip to many recipes.  In addition jalapenos are good sources of Vitamin A, and potassium.  They contain more flavonoid antioxidants than carrots or…

  • Dairy or No Dairy?Written August 13, 2013 by Anne under Blog

      There is a lot of controversy around dairy and whether or not it is an essential part to your diet.  Studies go in all different directions.  Some claim that low fat dairy should be consumed 2 – 3 times per day.  Others say dairy should not be a part of your diet at all. …

  • Acai Berry – What in the World Is That?Written August 7, 2013 by Anne under Blog

      You may have heard about these berries touted in health and nutrition products as a superfood with antiaging properties.  So how does it receive that title and does it live up to its expectations? Acai berries are native to Central and South America and grow on the acai palm.  It contains anthocyanins and flavanoids. …