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Creamy Asparagus Soup

Apparently spring has arrived as I am finding the price of asparagus has finally dropped in my local grocery stores. In my excitement, I bought a huge bagful of...

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Quinoa Salad With Strawberries, Almonds & Feta Cheese

It is strawberry season in Florida, which means we have the most amazing, sweet, fat strawberries available to buy in our grocery stores and local farm markets. I’m told...

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Featured Ingredient – Papaya

I only recently learned to appreciate papaya, both for its sweet, musky flavor as well as its nutritional benefits, but now that I have, I plan to integrate it...

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Tropical Papaya Salsa

I recently developed a whole new appreciation for papaya, a tropical fruit that I used to find quite bland in flavor and had all but ignored. Here in Florida...

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Vegetable Pesto Soup

On most Sundays in winter you will find a pot of soup simmering on our stove. A big batch of healthy vegetable based soup lasts all week for me...

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The Virgin Green Smoothie

Do those green drinks out there intimidate you? Try this nutritious and delicious Virgin Green Smoothie and jump on the green smoothie bandwagon. Green drinks and smoothies are all...

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Tropical Papaya Salad

I must admit that I have never been a huge fan of papaya in the past. The ones that are sold in my local grocery stores are usually rock...

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Banana Oat Bread With Walnuts

I do not bake many desserts, but I do like to have some healthy quick breads or muffins on hand to serve friends or neighbors that may stop by...