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This is another easy-to-pull together meal that tastes great and is super healthy, too. You can also whip this up with whatever you have in your cupboard and/or alter to include what you  like. The secret ingredient that pulls it all together is the avocado cream. It even tastes good by itself and pulls all the...
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As I’ve mentioned before, one of Luke’s “top five favorite meals” is tacos. So I try to create as many twists to the usual taco theme as possible to keep my little one happy and nutritiously fed. These include fish tacos, “taco” casserole and turkey tacos. Now that I found a great recipe for tofu tacos at...
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Was it too much turkey over the holiday or not enough, since the previously-frozen- sausage-spaghetti-sauce on the holiday’s eve did not agree with me? Or is it more sweet-filled occasions with birthdays and holidays abounding? Whatever the reason, ‘tis the season to hunker down, minimize meat and bump up the veggies. Turkey and pumpkin cheesecake aside,...
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Just this week in Boise, the temperatures took a major nosedive. Fall is definitely in the air! Have you experienced the same in your neck of the woods? If so, what better time to step into healthier habits! Fall is a great time to take small steps towards a healthier lifestyle. If your big goal...
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There is a chapter in Eat In, Not Out titled: “Work Backwards.” These nights are ideal when you have ingredients in your fridge that you need to use now! Such was the case when I recently made tofu enchiladas. I was able to create a healthy meal that made everyone happy – without a special...
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Driving down I-84 on the way home from Salt Lake City last weekend, we hit the fast food corridor from Burley to Twin Falls to Jerome. I succumbed to the A&W Restaurant to save time, my first and last visit to this fine chain. With no salads or vegetarian selections on the menu, I resorted...
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We bought a new house and will be moving in mid-May. We have also moved out of our soon-to-be old home in order to garner greater interest (and higher price!). In the interim, we are staying in a 1-room studio apartment. Though our “palace” has a kitchen, it is not fully stocked as recommended in...
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According to research by Share Our Strength’s Cooking Matters®, Americans still struggle with the economics of eating well.  In fact, low-income families claim that cost is the biggest barrier to eating healthy foods. You don’t have to break the bank to eat well! To help shed some light on this subject matter, I am providing a...
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This year I am boycotting turkey on Thanksgiving day, for a number of reasons. Do any of these apply to you? √ I’m tired of turkey, even if it has been a year. √ I don’t eat meat. √ Turkey is not a sustainable choice. √ Turkey and its many accompaniments are too expensive. √...
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Would you mind tasting this? It’s my second book, Starting from Scratch, and I want to get readers’ thoughts on flavor and texture before it goes in the oven. Starting From Scratch picks up where Finding Life’s Secret Sauce left off, with a focus on how to fit healthier eating and cooking into your crazy, busy schedule. We’ve...
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