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When Turkey is Not Invited to Thanksgiving Dinner

When Turkey is Not Invited to Thanksgiving Dinner

As more people choose to go vegetarian or simply reduce the meat in their diets for health and ethical reasons, the question of what to serve at Thanksgiving dinner becomes bigger than ever before. Instead of simply debating between Mom’s recipe versus Aunt Ruth’s for the turkey, the entire staple entrée is tossed aside. If you have [...]

Fast, Easy, and Healthy Family Meal- Make a Bean and Veggie Whole Wheat Wrap in 5 Minutes

Fast, Easy, and Healthy Family Meal- Make a Bean and Veggie Whole Wheat Wrap in 5 Minutes

Healthy Bean and Vegetable Whole Wheat Wrap Do you need an idea for a quick, easy meal that does not require cooking? Well these wraps are super nutritious and easy as 1-2-3 to put together and get on the table. My kids love wraps and this one is definitely healthy and filling. Ingredients 1 can Vegetarian Refried Beans (Low fat) 1 [...]

Tips for Cooking the Turkey & Roasting Times Chart

Tips for Cooking the Turkey & Roasting Times Chart

A perfect turkey, golden brown, is what we all hope for, but with a little planning and the right tips, you, too, can have a perfect turkey for your Thanksgiving dinner. Tips for cooking a Perfect Turkey with Safe handling instructions. 1. Set the oven temperature to 325 °F. 2. Make sure the turkey is completely thawed. Roasting times [...]

No-Guilt, No-Mess Microwavable Crispy Potato Chips

No-Guilt, No-Mess Microwavable Crispy Potato Chips

Do you or your kids love potato chips but you know most of the chips you buy are full of fat and loaded with calories or even the baked chips are filled with other ingredients?  Well, you can make a healthier version of potato chips for your kids in just a few minutes and with very little mess. Take 2-3 small Yukon Gold or Fingerling [...]

Coconut Macaroons – Yummy Healthy Simple Recipe

Coconut Macaroons – Yummy Healthy Simple Recipe

Coconut. It's not only tasty but new research indicates that the essential oils in coconut may have an anti-viral effect. In fact, some researchers suspect that the measles virus is the responsible agent for triggering Crohn's disease and that coconut oil may be able to penetrate the shell casing of this virus. One way to get this healthy [...]

The Healthiest Vegetables for Your Family

The Healthiest Vegetables for Your Family

Even though we always hear that we should consume more vegetables it is sometimes difficult to fit in as many portions as you might hope to each day. But a good way to help yourself to help your family is to remind yourself of the nutritional value of the ten healthiest vegetables. This is a great list to print and keep handy. I know that I [...]

Fast and Easy, Kid-Friendly Dinner Recipe- Black Bean an Salsa Soup

Fast and Easy, Kid-Friendly Dinner Recipe- Black Bean an Salsa Soup

Black Bean and Salsa Soup Are you looking for a fast meal to make tonight? This Black Bean and Salsa Soup is a favorite in my house!. My 2, 4, and 6 year olds all love this soup! Make this dinner and it will fast become a Kid Favorite Dinner at your house! You can make this Soup in less than 10 minutes and it only requires 2 main [...]

Kids Cereals Have 85% More Sugar & 65% Less Fiber

Kids Cereals Have 85% More Sugar & 65% Less Fiber

A new study has confirmed what many Parents have long suspected ... most breakfast cereals advertised to kids are filled with sugar and are low on fiber. Cereals marketed to kids have 85% more sugar, 65% less fiber and 60% more sodium than those aimed at adults. This comes from a report by Yale University’s Rudd Center for Food Policy and [...]

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