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Healthy Fats and My 3 Favorite Options

Guest post by Anna Lavonne Richardson From a young age we are taught to avoid the “f” word, FATS. Fats have a reputation for being the cause of obesity or weight gain, but what if I told you there are healthy fats you should be eating?! Yes, you should be eating fats. I know this is completely opposite of what we learn growing up or what we ...

FFFC January Challenges: Everything But The Kitchen Sink

January is a wonderful month you know why?  Because everything feels like a big do-over!  You get to start the year off right and fresh.  It is also the month people tend to recommit to a healthy way of living.  Promises abound rededicating to exercise, eating right and cutting out or at least minimizing the bad habits picked up over time, ...

FFFC #Challenge #24: No fried foods

This week's challenge is no fried foods Monday - Friday.  That means no french fries, fried chicken, fried zucchini, fried mushrooms or anything cooked in high heat with batter in any kind of oil such as olive oil, sunflower oil, peanut oil, canola oil, Crisco, etc. Your arteries will thank us.  You can have food that is steamed, broiled, ...

I Scream You Scream We All Scream for OKRA!

This is how it went down today with my okra and me.  I picked it up at the Farmers' Market this morning and decided to roast it in the oven for a quick snack because I am hungry.  Want to know what I did?  Wanna here it, here it go. Ingredients fresh okra kosher salt olive oil Preheat oven to 400 degrees.  Clean, wash, dry and slice ...

Garlic Chicken Stir Fry with Quinoa

I was browsing through Trader Joe's today looking for some tricolor quinoa and stumbled across the regular organic kind.  Looked on the back of the box and saw this recipe.  Since my husband's doctor told him to cut back on the rice and starchy foods I have been challenged to find some tasty alternatives. I FOUND IT!  This tastes like HEAVEN! ...

Chef Ahki’s Mayan Pizza (My Attempt)

I follow Chef Ahki and her blog as she always puts out very informative information around nutrition, her detox tonic and wellness in general.  She recently posted her Mayan Pizza recipe and I just had to try it as it looked like a delicious alternative to the dairy and wheat version (my son is allergic to both).  Since he is such a picky ...

Meal Mondays: Healthy Turkey Chili Recipe

Learn how to make this delicious and quick turkey chili recipe the ultimate in comfort food. Who can't appreciate a delicious bowl of hearty chili?  Many moons ago I started making it with ground turkey and quite honestly - it tastes just like the original version but BETTER. This is my "quick" version.  ENJOY and share your favorite ...

Sauteed Kale

Who knew I would grow up to love eating kale!  This is my favorite recipe for it.  I like simple, quick and easy. Sauteed Kale Bunch of kale 1 red onion sliced 2 TB olive oil Remove stems from raw kale.  Heat olive oil in skillet.  Add onions.  Sautee for 3 minutes.  Slowly add kale (the more the merrier).  Sautee down for about 10 ...