Monthly Archives: December 2010

Perfect Hangover Breakfast

Actually the perfect Hangover breakfast would be with Bradley Cooper. Since he’s not likely to show up, try this roasted red pepper strata. You make it the day before and let it sit in the fridge overnight to soak up … Continue reading

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10 Healthy Food Trends for 2011

Read what FoodNetwork.com is saying will be the top healthy food trends in 2011. I agree with all of them.

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What in the Kale?

There’s tons of kale in the market right now. Have you ever cooked with it? Here’s a great article on how to buy, store and cook kale. Enjoy this winter leafy green. It’s really good for you.

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Best and Worst Holiday Classics

The average person eats an additional 600 calroies per day from Thanksgiving to New Year’s, which can translate into six extra pounds of belly fat. Yikes! It’s not too late. Take a look at Prevention Magazine’s Worst Holiday Classics and … Continue reading

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Orange-Cranberry Bread with Grand Marnier Glaze

A perfect bread to have with Christmas breakfast. This bread is delicate and sweet, with tart little cranberry presents wrapped in a silky Grand Marnier glaze…perfect for Christmas breakfast. I make it in three four-cup capacity loaf pans. Ingredients 1 … Continue reading

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20 Good Foods for Your Health

AVOCADOS – Creamy, succulent avocados not only contain the best kind of fat (monounsaturated oleic acid) but also help your body block the absorption of bad fats (cholesterol). They’re high in lutein, which aids eyesight, and in potassium and folate, … Continue reading

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Homemade Caramels for Christmas

These caramels make a sweet Christmas treat for friends. They’re really easy to make, although you do need to make sure you have a candy thermometer. The hardest part is the patience it takes while you wrap all of them … Continue reading

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10 Foods That Sound Healthy But Aren’t

MULTI-GRAIN AND WHEAT BREAD – Terms like multi-grain, 7-grain, and wheat sound healthy, but they may not actually contain heart-healthy whole grains. Many breads labeled “multi-grain” and “wheat” are typically made with refined grains, so you’re not getting the full … Continue reading

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Best Beater Blade Ever

I love, love, love — to the delight of my friends — to bake and this beater blade makes the mixing part of baking a breeze. Tired of always having to scrape down the bowl to make sure you have … Continue reading

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12 Hunger Squashing Snacks

WARM TOASTED NUTS – Toss a combination of nuts – pecans, almonds, peanuts, cashes – with chili powder, black pepper, and a pinch of cayenne. Roast in a 400 degree F oven for 10 minutes, until warm and toasty. ANTS … Continue reading

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