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Swiss Fucking Chard

Raised in a family that was highly revolved around food, good food, I learned young what it meant “you are what you eat”. My moms side of the family lives forever, we have practically zero disease and the majority will live past ninety. Yes, I do know that I am very fortunate having such strong […]

Pineapple Salsa

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This is an exceptionally flavorful salsa made of fresh cilantro and sweet pineapple. It’s delicious when smothered over grilled meats and vegetables. It is only 15 calories and can be prepared in only 15 minutes, win win! Serves: 16 Ingredients: 1 lb. chopped tomatoes 2 cups chopped pineapple 1/2 cup chopped red onion 1/4 cup […]

Black Bean and Tomatillo Dip

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This is one delicious dip. The tomatillo is rich with vitamin C and gives the dip a special taste. It’s a perfect combination with the low-fat, textured pureed black beans. You can whip it up in only a half hour, and be a hit with friends and family. Ingredients: 2 tbsp. coarsely chopped cilantro Half-pound […]

Salsa Fresca

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Why not blend up some of your own tasty salsa at home? It is healthier, and will surely save you money. You can make it as mild or spicy as you like! Rich in flavonoids from the fresh tomatoes and onions, it’s delicious and nutritious. More good news is that you don’t have to watch […]

Green Chili and Goat cheese dip

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This amazingly creamy, cheesy dip is spiked with green chiles and smoky chipotle pepper for an added kick. Make sure you drain the ricotta the day before you want to serve the dip. Serve with veggies, pita chips or crackers. Servings: 24 Ingredients: 1 15-ounce container part-skim ricotta cheese, drained (day ahead) 8 ounces goat […]

Miso, Sesame and Sweet Potato dip

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What a combination for a healthy and tasty dip! Sweet potatoes are full of complex carbohydrates, beta carotene, vitamin C, and Vitamin B6. White miso is a sweet, light-colored paste that has soy isoflanones and enzymes that also promote superb health. Low in calories and fat, this is a great option if you’re watching your weight, […]

Red Pepper and Walnut Dip

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This savory dip is made with a base of red peppers and walnuts. In the Middle East it’s a popular snack called “muhammara”. It has a an exceptional taste and texture, and is very healthy for you. Try this as a novel delightful change from the usual dip. It only takes 15 minutes to prepare. […]