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Delicious Mexican Hot Chocolate Recipe

Homemade Mexican hot chocolate is the ultimate in warmth and coziness. It’s one of my preferred Christmas and winter drinks – just nothing better than sitting by the fireplace with a cup of Mexican hot chocolate, a good book and warm socks. All three are comforting and stress-relieving, especially after a long day at work. […]

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Avocado Smoothie with Apple-Cucumber-Ginger-Lime

This avocado smoothie is excellent for a quick breakfast smoothie or a refreshing afternoon snack. Avocado Smoothie with apple-cucumber-ginger-lime is chock-full of healthy nutrients and cleansing fiber. Ginger has anti-inflammatory properties and is also soothing to the digestive tract. Avocado contains heart-healthy monounsaturated fatty acid, contains more potassium than a banana and can help support healthy […]

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Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Maple Syrup, Garlic & Cayenne Recipe

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Maple Syrup, Garlic & Cayenne recipe is just plain delicious – not to mention a great tasting way to present Brussels Sprouts to those who completely dislike Brussels sprouts! These beautiful-green little mini-cabbages are the perfect addition to any healthy lunch or an easy side veggie for a great dinner. As […]

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Dairy-Free Cashew Nut Milk Recipe

I must confess that I have a morning coffee addiction. There’s just something about holding a hot cup of great tasting coffee in my hand shortly (and I mean shortly) after I crawl out of bed. Wanting to completely give up the organic milk that I had been using, I decided to once-and-for-all find an […]

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Banana Almond Butter Ice Cream

One thing about it, here in Texas, we love homemade ice cream – especially on hot and humid summer evenings. This homemade banana almond butter ice cream recipe is delicious, very simple to make and soooo refreshing. If you’re looking for a new way to use up those ripe bananas sitting on your kitchen counter, this […]

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Healthy Potato Nachos Recipe

Being Texas “born-n-raised” I have to admit that my eyebrows raised a bit when I saw a recipe for “healthy” potato nachos. Being a nachos-lover, but a very limited partaker, I had to check this scrumptious looking recipe for potato nachos. The ingredients are fantastic and now all nacho-lovers, such as myself, can indulge in […]

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How to Make Frozen Kale and Spinach Cubes

Often getting enough of nutrient-dense green veggies into our diet becomes a difficult task. This is especially true with children…okay, and many adults.  Many actually give up the effort because children and adults continually turn up their noses at the sight or taste of anything that resembles a green vegetable. Both kale and spinach are […]

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Maple Roasted Butternut Squash and Beets

The creator of Maple Roasted Butternut Squash and Beets, Julia Mueller, over at the roasted root comments: “I have determined that there’s such a thing as dessert vegetables, and these are they. There’s only one tablespoon of pure maple syrup in the recipe, but the natural sugars in the butternut squash and beets seep out […]

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Health Benefits of Sweet Potatoes

Not only do sweet potatoes taste like a scrumptious dessert, they provide the body with some awesome health benefits. Cutting-edge research on sweet potatoes indicates they have many unique nutritional benefits that help with good health and well-being.  Among these benefits are antioxidants, anti-inflammatory nutrients, and blood sugar-regulating nutrients. For instance, in several studies from […]

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Super Health Benefits of Squash

The super health benefits of squash are considered impressive and result from the beneficial nutrients, vitamins, and minerals they contain. Squash is best known for containing a large amount of vitamin A (457% of the daily value per serving) and excellent amounts of vitamins C, E, B6, niacin, thiamin, pantothenic acid, and folate. With archaeological […]

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