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  • Tuna and noodles, a classic standard
    Tuna and noodles, a classic standard
    There are many recipes that have stood the test of time. Some of those are the "classic standards", including meatloaf, fried chicken, pot roast and pork chops. There are scores of recipes for these favorites and they remain favorites up...
  • Almonds are heart-healthy
    New study supports daily almonds as part of a heart-healthy diet
    There is always some new study that comes in that cites the foods that are bad for people to eat. It is always nice when a study comes out that touts something good for you to eat.Recently, a study came over the PRNewswire that was published in...
  • Kind Healthy Snacks
    Kind Healthy Snacks nuts, spices & much more!
    Finding a satisfying and healthy snack can be a challenge for most. KIND Healthy Snacks have introduced new and exotic flavors including Caramel Almond & Sea Salt and Dark Chocolate Mocha Almond to their Spices line (more details below). The...
  • Almonds
    15 Ways To Power Up With Almonds
    Have you heard that almonds could do wonders for your body and health? If you have, then you are on the right track, but if this fact is new to you then you are missing out.Whether or not the almond nut is your favorite nut or not, the facts do...
  • Clover cover crop
    Soils and bees benefit together from cover crops
    The last few posts on these pages have touched on the pressures on what some might call the most important asset of any farm: healthy soil.Good soil may be threatened by a number of different factors, but one of the most serious is erosion. When...
  • Almonds
    Benefits of Almond Milk - a Natural Fat Burner!
    Almond milk, technically, it is not milk by definition because it is not produce from mammary glands of the mammals. Almond milk comes from almonds, which is plant-based. The almond milk is a milk-like product having the texture similar to milk,...
  • Close up of sack of almonds
    Almond enriched diet lowers cardiovascular risk factors
    Almonds keep blood vessels healthy reducing the risk of heart diseaseVascular dysfunction is one of the major causes of cardiovascular (CV) mortality and increases with age. Vascular dysfunction is a disorder of the vascular system characterized...
  • An All-American 4th of July: Almond Butter Melts
    An All-American 4th of July: Almond Butter Melts
    I think my favorite holiday may be the 4th of July. It gives me a chance to not only run around grilling to my hearts content without people thinking I am a mad man playing with fire and knives, but it gives me a chance to delve into what is...
  • Toned Tummy
    Eat these Foods for a Flatter Tummy
    Bikini season is just upon us and no one really wants to spend a day on the sand wrapped in a cover up. Keren Gilbert MS, RD, Founder and President of Decision Nutrition™ believes that a diet rich in hydrophilic or “water-loving”...
  • Fresh spinach creates a great salad
    Fresh spinach creates a great salad
    It was "Popeye's" signature vegetable and most children can't stand it....yet, it's so very good for your health! Of course, I'm talking about spinach. This is one of those vegetables that has mixed acceptance. Many...
  • Summer Seduction: Red Raspberry Pudding
    Summer Seduction: Red Raspberry Pudding
    Imagine if you will a scrumptious homemade dessert which is loaded with iron, vitamin C, calcium, manganese, fiber, vitamin K, vitamin B9 and vitamin E. Well, imagine no more because this easy and delicious dessert from Denmark (where it is called...
  • Let 'Em Eat Cake... Italian Crumb Cake
    Let 'Em Eat Cake... Italian Crumb Cake
    The perfect Italian morning: waking up to a piping hot cup of Italian roast coffee and noshing on this wonderful pastry with a delicate texture, a hint of lemon and a wondrous flavor.As opposed to most "crumb" cakes this Italian favorite...
  • Let 'Em Eat Cake... Raspberry Almond Sponge Cake
    Let 'Em Eat Cake... Raspberry Almond Sponge Cake
    It seems as if every area of South America has a version of nut sponge cake. As a matter-of-fact, it is also a very popular dessert throughout Europe as well. What I like best about this version from Columbia is the fact the cake is layered with...
  • What types of snacks are healthiest?
    What types of snacks are healthiest?
    What's the best snack you can choose? Are almonds an optimal snack? During the next few days, almonds will be discussed and examined for effects on diet quality, appetite, adiposity and cardiovascular disease risk factors at a meeting of...
  • Almond Butter
    DIY: almond butter
    Contrary to popular belief peanut butter is not the only available nut butter on the market. While it remains a consumer favorite nut butters such as cashew, macadamia, and hazelnut just to name a few go highly unnoticed. What’s even more...