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SLAW: fill the VOID by adding SLAW…

      Not sure what to do with that head of cabbage you bought several weeks ago? Peel off the outer leaves, chop it up & add some shredded carrots & fresh chopped herbs. I often have cilantro & parsley just looking to be put to use. Next, make a dressing. If you don’t […]

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Garbanzo Bean Cookies, NATURALLY…

What is life without COOKIES?? I'm in Love, I'm in Love and I don't care who knows it... I've been Gluten intolerant for several years and I really miss cookies. Yes, there are gluten-free versions on the market. And there are gluten-free recipes using gluten-free flour, but since giving … [Read More...]

GARBANZOs from Scratch

How to make GARBANZO Beans from…

Garbanzo Beans from SCRATCH!!?? Yes!!! YOU can DO IT!!! Making beans from scratch is not as difficult as you might think. Despite the numerous, cumbersome methods I’ve seen on other cooking experts websites, it does NOT have to take two days, or even an ENTIRE day, to make beans from … [Read More...]

Black Bean Brownies

Black Bean Brownies: FOX News…

Beans: the often overlooked “Super-Food” BEANS are THE highest fiber food in our “whole food” repertoire (natural and not man-made like Fiber one bars). They are high in protein, 16g per cup. They are a very, very slowly digested source of energy yielding carbohydrates; perfect for people … [Read More...]

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I Want Muscles…

(Originally published in the Santa Monica Daily Press newspaper pg. 6) I want muscles. That’s what Diana Ross sang about in her song “Muscles,” written in 1982. But her song was about getting a man with muscles; it wasn’t about her wanting muscles of her own. When I say, “I want muscles.” I want … [Read More...]

Nutrition for Volleyball…

Beach Volleyball Anyone? (Originally published in the Santa Monica Daily Press newspaper pg. 6 & in the American Volleyball Coaches Association publication pg. 27) During a recent visit to PA, my home state, I told a friend that I was living in Santa Monica. Her response was, “Wow! That’s … [Read More...]

The Importance of Being Hydrated by…

Quenching a Thirst for H2O IQ Published on pg. 7 of the SMDP weekend edition, May 10-11, 2008: click link for original article   "How much water should I drink?"   If I had a dollar for every time I’ve been asked that question, well, I’d have a lot of … [Read More...]

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What does your refrigerator say…

Thought for Food We all know the saying about “Food for Thought” which means anything that provides mental stimulus. But how many of us really think about our food? Not only that, but how many of us think about how our food is reflective of our personalities, our successes and failures or better … [Read More...]

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A Diet for LIFE…for less than…

All You Can Eat & it costs under $10 for the entire day… (read all the way through to get a day's worth of food for $8.26 plus all the vitamins & minerals you need & the perfect balance of omega-6 to omega-3 fats all for around 1,500 calories) “When life hands you lemons, make … [Read More...]

Dr. Oz and the Unemployment Rate…

The current unemployment rate is 9.2%, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, which graphically depicts the unemployment rates dating back to 1950. The highest unemployment rate was 10.8% in 1982 and the lowest was 2.6% in 1953. The rate was as low as 3.9% in December of 2000. So you can … [Read More...]

On The Way To A Dream…

Black Bean Brownies

Black Bean Brownies: FOX News…

Beans: the often overlooked “Super-Food” BEANS are THE highest fiber food in our “whole food” repertoire (natural and not man-made like Fiber one bars). They are high in protein, 16g per cup. They are a very, very slowly digested source of energy yielding carbohydrates; perfect for people … [Read More...]

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The Kitchen Vixen Interview on Talk…

Interview on www.WalkJogRun.net TalkJogRun by WalkJogRun :  Interview with The Kitchen Vixen, WalkJogRun’s recipe blogger Caitlin Seick: TalkJogRun Host Intro—Welcome to TalkJogRun! My name is Caitlin of WalkJogRun.net.  Today we’re here with Elizabeth Brown, the one and only, Kitchen … [Read More...]

Lose 10 pounds for $10 and all the…

I bought a rainbow at the 99 cent store… I know I've touted this 99 cent store on many occasions but I just had to do it again. I am just so grateful for such a place. No matter what happens in life, you always have to take care of yourself to the best of your abilities, and being able to stock a … [Read More...]