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Quick Cookin’ Tips

Quick Cookin’ Tips

Had a busy day at work or running errands, shuttling kids to and from sports activities? Everybody’s hungry and the last thing you want to do is cook dinner. You could order a pizza or send out for burgers or tacos or pop another boring frozen meal in the oven. Or…..you could put together some…

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Baked Stuffed Portabellini Mushrooms

Baked Stuffed Portabellini Mushrooms

Here is a delicious, healthy recipe from Paulding & Company— a full catering kitchen based in San Francisco, founded by mother-daughter duo Tracy and Terry Paulding. The Baked Stuffed Portabellini Mushrooms are a tasty treat packed with-tons of flavor! Yield: 4 side dish, or 2 main course portions; or use larger mushrooms for two main…

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Cute Character Bento Contest 2015

Cute Character Bento Contest 2015

The Consulate General of Japan in Los Angeles Presents Cute Character Bento Contest 2015 This Online Bento Contest co-hosted by the Consulate General of Japan in Los Angeles and BentoUSA by AllThingsForSale. Entrants submit photos of cute and creative character bento decorated in a food container. The Japanese Consulate and BentoUSA will select the top 10…

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Gluten-free, sugar-free casein-free High Protein, high fiber, no bake bars

Gluten-free, sugar-free casein-free High Protein, high fiber, no bake bars

Editor’s Note: This recipe seems like the perfect thing to have on hand to keep your family eating healthy. It appeared on our sister website www.todaysinnovativewoman.com and  through the Holiday Season while still enjoying a treat! A perfect pick-me up snack! These no bake bars are loaded with fiber, healthy fats, proteins and antioxidants. The…

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Nutrition

Nutrition

Dieting is not about deprivation: You can’t win against the force of the hormonal changes in your body sending powerful signals to your brain to eat more and conserve energy. Nor is it about miniature portions; we are blessed with a physiology that helped us survive periods of famine for centuries, and cursed at the…

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Grain Free Banana Bread

Grain Free Banana Bread

One of my staple sweets was banana bread when I was in college and then living in New York City. The deli on First Ave that I lived above would actually give me their old bananas and butter to make them banana bread. I was used to having so many leftover brown bananas because I…

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Easy, Grilled, Stuffed Tenderloin

Easy, Grilled, Stuffed Tenderloin

I’ve always loved the idea of grilled stuffed flank steak. However, I’ve always been disappointed the end result. Too often they are like a pizza with meat for a crust. Ah! The perfect meal for anyone on the Atkins diet! There is either too much cheese, the steak is chewy and tough or just plainly…

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Kid Friendly Egg Muffins

Kid Friendly Egg Muffins

In my recent Kid Friendly Healthy Meal Makeover Class in San Ramon, the moms and kids got to prepare egg muffins or egg cupcakes (call it whichever gets them excited about eating it. Protein is necessary for regulating blood sugar, energy, brain function and focus so having many options for protein is important for kids…

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Paleo Key Lime Mini Pies

Paleo Key Lime Mini Pies

What I love about the paleo diet is that there is still enough leverage to make fun foods like breads, muffins and desserts by using coconut, almond, cashew and tapioca flour. I love citrus and key lime pie is definitely a favorite. When I saw this recipe, I knew I could replace a few ingredients…

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Easy French Yogurt Cake

Easy French Yogurt Cake

Chef Phoebe Schilla demonstrates how to make an easy French Yogurt Cake. Learn how to make this delicious, quick and easy cake in just a few minutes!  

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