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Capstone 7 - final touches

Capstone 7 – final touches

The Art Institute of Tucson‘s culinary graduates are giving back on Tuesday June 10. Their goal is to help fund the Community Food Bank’s Summer Meals Mission.

The class called the Capstone Seven is to be recognized as competent culinary professionals with the ambition to better their lives and community through their craft.…

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Brown Sugar Whipped cream

Brown Sugar Whipped cream (Photo credit: QuintanaRoo)

Yesterday I saw the movie FED UP, a well done documentary about childhood obesity and why kids (and adults) cannot lose weight and keep it off.

From the movie: For the past 30 years, everything we thought we knew about food and exercise is dead wrong. FED UP is the film the …

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Fruit & vegetable basket

Fruit & vegetable basket (Photo credit: muammerokumus)

from the press release

Tucson, Ariz—The Healthy Belly Community Dinner & Wellness Fair is the latest innovative adventure created by Tucson’s junior champion of healthy eating, Haile Thomas.  The 13 year old founder of the HAPPY Organization, created this event as a Service -Learning Project for Global Youth Service Day on Saturday, as

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Drink green!

Drink green!

The day after excess (Thanksgiving) is the day to start eating and drinking cleanly. There is no better time than to adopt a green smoothie into your meal plan.

So what is a green smoothie? It’s a mix of fruits, spices, and something green such as greens from radishes, beets, kale, spinach, chard, celery, cabbage, etc.

I was …

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9781612431802.01

***This is a sponsored post. I received a copy of The Low-GI Slow Cooker for the purpose of review. All opinions expressed are my own and no further compensation has been received. Now that we’ve gotten that out of the way…***

When I got married the first time, I purposely did not register for a slow-cooker as I patently did …

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only 4 ingredients

only 4 ingredients

I love the idea of this book. It’s summer. I’m lazy. It’s too hot to cook too complicated fare. I like the idea that I can create something delicious with only four ingredients.

Of course, knowing me I will always add some spices or hot sauce or salsa but you don’t have to.

The book has more …

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9781612431741.02

I received a copy of Cooking for the Specific Carbohydrate Diet for purpose of review. All opinions expressed below are my own.

Once upon a time (though I should hasten to add, this is no fairytale) a mother was faced with a sick child and very few answers. Eventually the doctors diagnosed Emily Kerwien’s son with Crohn’s Disease, but it …

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10 ways to use Cowboy Caviar

10 ways to use Cowboy Caviar

May is National Salsa month. Salsa is the Mexican word for “sauce.”  An unlimited amount of salsas are available today in super markets and specialty stores. What’s your favorite salsa?

My current favorite salsa is Cowboy Caviar.

Here are 10 ways to use Cowboy Caviar:

–With chips
–Pour over goat cheese or cream cheese …

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