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Low-Carb Fideo

Fideo is one of things that takes me back to my childhood.  It’s a fill-your-belly-and-your-soul kind of soup that is simple, yet never basic.  I could eat bowl after bowl (and I have).  For those of you without the luxury of growing up with this stuff, fideo (vermicelli), is first sauteed to release its nutty… Continue reading Low-Carb Fideo

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Mexican-Style Picadillo

Picadillo.  So many versions exist.  Every country makes it differently, but at its core it is a dish of ground beef, tomatoes or tomato sauce and raisins.   The Mexican version includes potatoes and can be served inside tacos, on tostadas, or as a filing for gorditas.  It is a versatile dish that is quick to… Continue reading Mexican-Style Picadillo

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Almond Hot Chocolate

It’s hot chocolate weather. There is something comforting about a sweet, thick chocolatey mug of goodness. It's like a melted candy bar in cup. Hot chocolate feels like dessert in a glass to me, which is probably why I tend to drink it slowly after meals savoring every sip. This hot chocolate recipe takes the… Continue reading Almond Hot Chocolate

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Healing Detox Soup

There is a lot of discussion around detox.  Yes, our bodies detoxify naturally- that’s how harmful additives are removed from the body.  Several organs including the kidneys, liver, and colon; and the lymphatic system work to flush out toxins throughout the day.   However, as diligently as the body works to keep everything in tip top… Continue reading Healing Detox Soup

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3 Ways to Exercise in Bad Weather

It can be challenging to keep moving when the weather is cold and rainy.  Let’s just say it is not very inviting.  Add to that the craziness that accompanies this time of year: the invites, the gifts to buy, holiday after holiday after holiday -- and physical activity becomes a thing pushed to the side. … Continue reading 3 Ways to Exercise in Bad Weather