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Maroon Antioxidant Smoothie: Blueberry, Raspberry, Lime, Mint

Valentine’s day is approaching, and inspiring me to favor anything that’s pink or red or leaning towards one of these two colors. I added some beautiful frozen red raspberries to my morning smoothie, combining them with frozen blueberries, tangy lime juice, and refreshing green mint leaves. The result was a beautiful maroon concoction full of antioxidants. This drink is delicious and energizing; in … Continue reading Maroon Antioxidant Smoothie: Blueberry, Raspberry, Lime, Mint

For the Bread Basket: Healthy Honey Wheat Chia Cornbread

I always tell myself that I’m not going to indulge in the bread basket when I’m dining out; this way, I won’t fill myself up with empty calories before my main meal arrives. More often than not though, I eat my words, especially when warm, sweet, buttery cornbread is placed on the table. Who can resist? I decided … Continue reading For the Bread Basket: Healthy Honey Wheat Chia Cornbread

Microwaving Spaghetti Squash: A Skeptics Tale

I am not a fan of the idea of a massive spaghetti squash exploding in my microwave; this is one reason I’ve held off trying this method of cooking it for so long.

Also, I was skeptical that the texture of the squash would turn out correctly if microwaved, as i’ve never been a fan of preparing any vegetable in this way.

Well, I tried it, and the squash did not explode! And, to my delight (and surprise), the texture was as it should be: al dente and stringy.

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