Category «Good Eats!»

Who says eating healthy is boring? Not me!

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  EAT CUCUMBERS! From Dr. Mercola’s 9 Amazing Health Benefits of Cucumbers Cucumbers are made up of 95 percent water, making them an ideal hydrating and cooling food Cucumbers contain an anti-inflammatory flavonol called fisetin that appears to play an important role in your brain health Cucumbers also contain polyphenols called lignans, which may help …

Popeye had it right! But everything in moderation!

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The nutrients in Spinach include folate, vitamin C, niacin, riboflavin, and potassium. When you eat spinach that has been heated, you will absorb higher levels of vitamins A and E, protein, fiber, zinc, thiamin, calcium, and iron and cooking spinach dissolves oxalic acid and reduces the goitrogenic activity can cause goiters in people with thyroid conditions, …

I LOVE A Good Mystery Novel!

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I think I just found my new favorite Author! Move over James Patterson because I just found Mark Edwards. During my summer reading, I just polished off two of his books in less than two weeks! I can’t put them down! The first book was “Follow You Home”. Just when you think it is one …

Chocolate Banana Protein Shake

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It is hot hot hot here outside of Memphis! When you are in the mood for delicious ice cold treat, don’t drive though the fast food restaurant, try this yummy nutrition packed recipe! 1/2 packet of Plexus 96 Protein Go-Pack 1/2 cup frozen banana slices, 1-1.5 cups unsweetened Almond Milk 1 Square of high quality organic …

Dolmathakia! Opa!

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My mother in law, Toula, was a Greek immigrant who was the most amazing cook. I will never come close to her mastery of authentic Greek cuisine, but it won’t stop me from dabbling! My husband planted grapevines on the side of our house and this is where I clip my grape leaves.  Grape leaves …

Breakfast for Lunch! Banana Pancakes

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Who doesn’t love pancakes? This is my favorite way to make them! 1 banana. (Works best if is ripe, but not too ripe) 2 Free Range Chicken Eggs I add about 1/16th of a cup of walnuts broken up by my hand Coconut oil for cooking Local Raw honey (optional) Organic blueberries Use a mixer …