Let the good food movement roll on!

This last week, I came across a couple of good articles at Rodale Institute that I wanted to share with you. Lupus, other autoimmune diseases linked to insecticide exposure A recent study shows that women who use insecticides are at elevated risk for autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and lupus. The results of the…

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Oven-Roasted Parsnips

Ingredients 1 1/2 lbs parsnips, peeled and julienned 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 pinches cayenne, or paprika (to taste) 1/4 teaspoon sea salt (or more, to taste) 2 cloves garlic, peeled and minced Optional: 1 ½  teaspoon rosemary or thyme Directions Position rack in the bottom of the oven, and preheat oven to 450-degrees. Place parsnips in a large bowl and…

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Let the good food movement roll on!

This last week, I came across a couple of good articles at Rodale Institute that I wanted to share with you.   Lupus, other autoimmune diseases linked to insecticide exposure A recent study shows that women who use insecticides are at elevated risk for autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and lupus. The results of…

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Enjoying the Holiday Meals

Enjoying the Holiday Meals Are you rushing around yet? It’s the season for holiday plans, schedules, trying to find and give that perfect gift, and entertaining friends and family. It’s also a time of dietary excess, increased stress, and let’s not forget colds and flu. Statistics show that December is the most stressful month of…

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Roasted Yams

A delightfully simple and delicious way to prepare yams without using extra sweetening. Serves 4 Ingredients 2 large yams, cut into 1/4 inch thick rounds 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt 2 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper 1/4 cup olive oil or melted butter Directions 1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C)….

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