Creamy Mushroom Soup with Spinach

Creamy Mushroom Soup with Spinach

Creamy mushroom soup – flavorful and filling While growing up I never was a fan of mushrooms, but over time I learned to appreciate their earthiness.  When mixed with other vegetables and covered in sauce, it’s hard to taste the uniqueness mushroom brings to a dish.  But when you allow them to be the highlight of a dish, the flavor and nutritional benefits shine through. I’ve never made mushroom soup prior to making this recipe.  Since I rarely seem to...

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Beans: Powerful Plant Protein

Beans: Powerful Plant Protein

Beans are one of the most powerful, nutrient-dense plant proteins around.  There are so many choices:  creamy cannellinis, meaty garbanzos, sweet adzuki, tender pintos, and so many more to choose from. Consider this: Beans are packed with tons of fiber, as well as plenty of iron and protein. They are rich in antioxidants and phytonutrients. They are low in calories. Plus, studies have found them to lower risk of cancer, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes. What To Do With...

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Living a Gluten-Free Lifestyle

Living a Gluten-Free Lifestyle

What does it mean to be gluten-free? Until recently, I never knew that wheat has gone through many changes over the years. Once I began to do some heavy research, I learned about the impact this “modern” grain has on our bodies and our even more, on our brains.  Now that my husband and I are gluten-free, we are learning so much about this highly modified grain.  There are literally hundreds of diseases directly linked to the consumption of wheat products.  You...

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Taco Seasoning Blend

Taco Seasoning Blend

I’m one of those people who enjoys tacos that have a lot of flavor.  This recipe offers a great flavor that’s similar to the old McCormick brand I grew up eating.  Don’t think the only thing you can make with this is tacos.  Enjoy seasoning beef, chicken and pork to make enchiladas, quesadillas, rice and anything else you can think of.  This stores well in a jar sealed with an airtight lid.

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Grilled Vegetables

Grilled Vegetables

The great thing about grilling or roasting vegetables–besides the awesome smell–is how they taste afterwards.  Add in some Italian Seasoning and salt and pepper and you have a great colorful side dish for any meal.

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Strawberry Cucumber Spinach Salad

Strawberry Cucumber Spinach Salad

Who doesn’t like the combination of strawberries and cucumber in a refreshing salad?  A perfect refreshing lunch or side to complement your dinner.  Everyone is sure to love this healthy dish.

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Janeson Keeley, Roanoke, VA

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