Tag Archives: vegetables

WINTER WELLNESS

Here in Tennessee, as in many other parts of the world, Winter is a time of lower temperatures, seemingly less sunlight, erratic rain, sleet, ice, slurries and snow.  These conditions often bring about health problems related to decreased or suppressed immune systems.  The following are a few tips to help boost your immune system and […]

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The Problem Is…

The weight often comes back. Most fad diets promote a “quick fix” and don’t teach healthy eating plans. They tend to be restrictive, boring, and difficult to follow over the long term. Once the weight is lost, a dieter often returns to old eating patterns and habits, causing him or her to regain the weight […]

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Stuffed Bell Peppers

Most stuffed peppers are made because there’s leftover rice around, but not this one!  Steamed cauliflower is used in place of rice, just to add yet another veggie. You can adjust this recipe in lots of different places: the herbs, the meat to use, the vegetables, etc. Ingredients 6 bell peppers 1 small can (14.5 […]

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Healthy Living and a Balanced Diet

A diet based on starchy foods such as potatoes, bread, rice and pasta; with plenty of fruit and vegetables; some protein-rich foods such as meat, fish and lentils; some milk and dairy foods; and not too much fat, salt or sugar, will give you all the nutrients you need. When it comes to a healthy diet, balance is […]

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