Lavender Poached Pears

A delicious desert for diabetics made with a high fiber, low GI fruit. (FF) – For the more than 25 million Americans living with diabetes, food choices are critical to maintaining their health. Chef Sam Talbot, who was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes when he was 12

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Beet and Horseradish Wraps

Great for your next outdoor party! (FF) – Warm weather is welcome for a variety of reasons, but for many of us it signals the season for dining al fresco. Whether stepping out back onto a porch or patio, or planning a picnic at the beach or

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Beet and Horseradish Wraps

Great for Your Next Outdoor Party! (FF) – Warm weather is welcome for a variety of reasons, but for many of us it signals the season for dining al fresco. Whether stepping out back onto a porch or patio, or planning a picnic at the beach or

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Quinoa Becoming a Popular Food

As more and more people embrace a diet that’s high in protein, quinoa, a grain-like crop that traces its origins to the Andes, is growing in popularity. Quinoa is a complete protein, meaning it contains all of the nine amino acids that are needed to support basic

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Homemade Gluten Free Twinkies

A homemade gluten free, organic recipe. Vegan too, with a little modification. Are you worried that the hated nutritionally, but loved emotionally, Hostess Twinkies may be going away? Fear not. Here is a totally healthy, low calorie, gluten, free recipe that’s also vegetarian (lacto-ovo). Ingredients 3 eggs,

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shrimp and sweet potato soup

Make an extra batch of this amazing soup to store in the freezer! (Special to BHL) – As healthy foods go, the sweet potato is hard to beat. Touted as one of the most nutritious vegetables, the bright orange, fiber-packed tubers are rich in vitamins and minerals,

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Waldorf Salad Update

Apples and other fruits and veggies provide a nutrition powerhouse in this classic salad Prep Time: 15 minutes Salad Ingredients: 4 cups thinly sliced apples (about 3 large) 1 cup thinly sliced celery (2 stalks) 3/4 cup cashew nuts 1/2 cup dried cranberries (like Craisins®) Arugula, watercress,

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Amazing Apples!

the amazing apple – 12 healthy reasons to have one now 12 proven ways apples and apple products positively impact health, from head to toe, and from the inside out: 1. Their Anti-Cancer Effect Apples are rich in antioxidants, especially quercetin, which have been identified to help

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German Chocolate Brownies

Sound Irresistible Enjoy these German-style brownies made using Betty Crocker® Gluten Free brownie mix with coconut-pecan frosting that are perfect for dessert. Prep Time: 15 MinutesTotal Time: 2 HrMakes: 16 Brownies Recipe Details Ingredients: 1 box Betty Crocker® Gluten Free brownie mix 1/4 cup butter, melted 2 eggs 1/4 cup miniature semisweet

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