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Watermelon

Summer is coming. What fruit is there on our planet that stands out as a “summer treat” like WATERMELON? Thinking about watermelon brings me back to my childhood. We always had sliced watermelon as a treat on hot summer days. I remember having seed spitting contests with my friends and siblings. I remember the sweet […]

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Mushroom Aglio Olio

Awe….those comforting carbohydrates. My favorite carbohydrate fix is brown rice pasta, gluten free, dense and delicious. We usually have one pasta night a week. Tonight is the night. The great thing about pasta night is that noodles go with just about anything so when planning our pasta night I go with what needs to be […]

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My Bread Man!

I live with a “bread man”. I don’t mean a delivery “bread man”. I mean a man who cannot live without bread…..every day. During this COVID-19 period of isolation I was and still am getting groceries delivered rather than take unnecessary risks going into a store. The challenge with waiting for deliveries was that I […]

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Cooking during Covid

I have to admit that over the past few years my cooking has become so much simpler than in my past. I LOVED to cook, to assemble bold meals, to entertain others with my creations. With the progression of my MS, my fancy and experimental cooking has taken a back seat and my meal planning […]

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Sweet Potatoes

I’m revisiting a topic I have written about in the past. Why? Because I love sweet potatoes and they love us! They deserve to be given added attention because they provide us with such good nutrition. Sweet potatoes are rich in vitamins and minerals our bodies require. They are also a very good source of […]

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Autumn Beef Bourguignon Paleo Style

Fall is here. No denying that fact. With this time of year comes rainy grey days and the feeling of “hibernation”. Comfort food is the thing we crave as the days get shorter and the temperatures start to drop. It’s sweater weather and crockpot season. Here is a yummy and easy to make recipe for […]

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SALAD SEASON

Summer is here and with this awesome season of sunshine, green grass and fresh fruit and veggies comes “SALAD SEASON”. Salads are easy and the possibilities are endless as to what you can add to your greens. I always buy organic greens such as spinach, arugula, mixed greens, baby kale, romaine, and butter lettuce. I […]

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Raw vs. Cooked Spinach

Good question right? Do you know the answer to this. I did not know but was in a situation that caused me to research this very topic. I had a large package of raw organic spinach in my fridge this week that was at it’s “best before date”. I knew that we were not going […]

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I love my SLOW COOKER!

If there is one thing I have learned about living with a fatigue rich disease such as MS, is to prepare our evening meal in the morning when my energy is best. My slow cooker has become my most used kitchen appliance. I love it. By the late afternoon and early evening my MS fatigue […]

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Oranges

Oranges fell off my radar screen when I gave up orange juice many years ago. Why? I don’t know. I remember as a teenager, I would cut up two oranges and eat them as my “infront of the tv” snack. That was a good habit for a teenager. I personally don’t drink orange juice as […]

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