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May, 2013

  • 30 May

    SuperFood: B – Bananas

    Bananas have many great benefits and plenty of uses. They can be used in hair masks, face masks, and of course they can be ingested. From what I’ve gained from my reading, the real saying should be “A banana a day keeps the doctor away” because bananas have more have two …

  • 23 May

    SuperFood: A – Asparagus

    Fettuccine Alfredo with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Veggies So here are some things asparagus can be used for that are a bit intriguing. Asparagus can be used… 1 – AS A DETOX Asparagus contains 288 mg of potassium – which is known for reducing belly fat – and 3 g of fiber …

  • 23 May

    SuperFood: A – Artichokes

    Raw Artichoke Salad with Parmesan and Mint I have never eaten an artichoke…don’t judge me. I hear though, the heart of them are the part people enjoy the most. After reading up on them, I’ve learned that only the heart of an artichoke can be eaten raw. The leaves, however, …

  • 23 May

    SuperFood: A – Apricots

    Compared to common fruits like apples, bananas, oranges, and pears, apricots get no play. (Don’t be ashamed though, I’m just as guilty of overlooking these fruits.) The fact remains however, apricots are just as healthy and versatile as those fruits, if not more so. Not only are they healthy, apricots …

  • 22 May

    SuperFood: A – Apple

    Apples are great for plenty of things. I’m sure you’ve heard the saying “An apple a day keeps the doctor away”… Well, apples can… 1. Aid in getting you whiter, healthier teeth 2. Help you avoid Alzheimer’s 3. Protect against Parkinson’s 4. Curb many kinds of caners 5. Decrease your  risk …

  • 1 May

    Mango Margarita Cupcakes

    Mango Margarita Cupcake

    I’ve always enjoyed cooking and baking but I hate the clean up so I don’t do it nearly as often as I would like to. Last Christmas I was on dessert duty and I decided to do something different for the adults. I had been looking up recipes and came …

January, 2013

December, 2012

  • 11 December

    Red and orange vegetables may reduce risk of breast cancer

    While early detection and regular screenings are the best ways for women to protect themselves against the devastating effects of breast cancer, there are also several lifestyle and diet changes that have also been known to reduce cancer risk. According to a study published last week in the Journal of …