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Cherry Tomatoes

Cherry Tomatoes might be miniaturized versions of regular tomatoes, but these little guys are just as nutritious. Here are some facts about cherry tomatoes: Cherry tomatoes have protein, fiber, vitamin C, vitamin B and vitamin A-06 in addition to other minerals essential for the body.  Vitamin B-6 helps your body metabolize protein and helps healthy brain function, and vitamin A helps you maintain…
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#HEALTHY2015 – Superfood Supersalad and Scrumptious Sashimi

As we say goodbye to 2014 and ring in the new year, it’s no time like the present to change your eating habits and begin a healthy fresh start! If you’re like me, the holidays are the time to spend time with loved ones, but it’s so difficult to resist the decadent food and delicious…
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Benefits of Barley!

Lately I have been incorporating barley into my salads. It has been cited as one of the world's healthiest foods being a very good source of molybdenum, manganese, dietary fiber, and selenium, and a good source of copper, vitamin B1, chromium, phosphorus, magnesium, and niacin. The dietary fiber in barley allows the body to clean out…
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Gluten Free Pancakes

  I had a craving for pancakes, but wanted to make something healthy, quick, and easy. I decided to try the Krusteaz brand gluten-free pancake mix. Gluten free pancake mix uses rice flour instead of regular flour. Here's the recipe I created. I added frozen blueberries and substituted milk for coconut milk. 1 3/4 cups…
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