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Game Day Three- Bean Turkey Chili

On Game Day you can create a chili bar featuring this hearty, meaty turkey chili combined with a tri-bean blend of pinto, red and black beans.  Serve the trimmings on separate bowls or bake a delicious corn bread to go with it. For the ingredients, I simply used 93% lean ground turkey, onion, garlic, olive oil, green bell pepper, canned…

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Touchdown Black Bean Salsa

Superbowl is a fun time when Americans consume a lot of snacks or finger foods. While watching the game, we enjoy munching on chips and salsa, guacamole, hamburgers, hotdogs, chicken fingers, drinking cocktails, etc……  Here’s one of the salsa dips that I make for tortilla chips.  I add black beans for a protein boost.

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Garden

Summer Season’s Best

One of the summer season’s best is zucchini.  This past summer I had an abundance of zucchini growing in my garden.  It is a great source of vitamin C, manganese, fiber, magnesium, folate, copper, phosphorus, and potassium.  It also happens to be a low-calorie vegetable. To me, zucchini is one of the most versatile vegetables. I cook it sautéed, fried,…

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Zucchini Saute

 Zucchini simply sautéed in olive oil with garlic but packed with flavor.  A super easy and super fast recipe I make as a quick side dish for chicken, beef, pork or fish. It highlights the sweet, natural flavor of zucchini.

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Great Finds

Holiday Nail Art

For those who love getting their nails done, here’s some cute nail polish that I found perfect for the holidays.  To achieve this,  apply red and white color on every other nail.  Then apply the glitter one on top of the white. Apply another coat of red on the red nails. The white color is Sinful Colors in Snow Me…

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Enamel in Stainless Steel Teapot

One of the things that I like to do to take a break is to drink tea in the afternoon.  I’m sure many people who enjoy tea will agree that it’s relaxing and it’s a way to pause from all the daily grind.  Over the years I spent a lot of money buying teapot after teapot.  I can’t recall how…

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Sweet Strawberry Nutella Crepes

This sweet, delicate crepes are stuffed with nutella and fresh strawberries.  It is perfect for dessert, breakfast or brunch.  If you are entertaining, you can make this into a crepe bar with all different kinds of fillings like chopped bananas, raspberries,toasted coconut, nuts, sweetened cream cheese, ganache, etc….  

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Light Chicken Soup

What could be better than a bowl of steaming hot soup on a cold winter day?  Chicken soup is one of my favorite comfort foods.  I like to make this soothing, light chicken soup with lots of fresh vegetables and ginger.  I like to add fresh ginger because of its medicinal attributes.  It fights cancer, inflammation, heartburn, sore throat, cough,…

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Healthy Snack

This season we have an abundance of mandarins.  This is one of my favorite snacks. They are a good source of vitamin C, folate, betacarotein, fiber, potassium, magnesium, vitamins B1, B2, B3, and the compounds lutein and zeaxanthin.  They have a very thin skin and are commonly seedless so it’s easy to eat them by hand.  The peel or zest is…

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