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Food product review: SereniTea

SereniTea® is gourmet liquid organic green tea in single serving packets.

According to the press release, SereniTea is organically grown, free from pesticides in the pristine Wuyi Rock Mountains of China, the Natural Reserve area where the flavor of tea is dramatically affected by climate, soil conditions and the care used in its …


Raw food cookbook

Rawlicious by Peter & Beryn Daniel

Cookbook Review: Rawlicious

A cookbook is a misnomer because Rawlicious is about doing it in the raw; no cooking allowed.

Food can be grown, foraged, food processed (in the food processor not processed foods), blended, strained, infused, power juiced and dehydrated.

The authors Peter and Beryn Daniel are both classically trained chefs who have …


Special K Multigrain Oats & Honey Cereal

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I am going to try the Special K Challenge for the 2 week period and see what happens. If you follow this plan correctly, you are supposed to lose 6 pounds in 2 weeks. I am curious to see if this works because I have heard mixed responses about it, but we will see.



Babbo Rosemary and Olive Oil Cake with Sugared...

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Butter/Margarine   –    Olive Oil

1 teaspoon  –  3/4 teaspoon
1 tablespoon –  2 1/4 teaspoons
2 tablespoons –  1 1/2 tablespoons
1/4 cup –  3 tablespoons
1/3 cup –  1/4 cup
1/2 cup –   1/4 cup + 2 tablespoons
2/3 cup –  1/2 cup
3/4 cup –  1/2 cup + 1 tablespoon
1 cup …


Easy Banana Smoothies

A bunch of Bananas.

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This recipe is very simple and requires little time. I love making them in the morning for breakfast.

You need:

Milk, 1 Frozen Banana and cinnamon

Use a blender to blend the milk (about half a cup) and the frozen banana. Then add the cinnamon and continue to blend. That is it!!

Sometimes I like it a …


A dozen boiled eggs with lion marks visible in...
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I love making devilish eggs when my eggs in the fridge are about to go bad. You can make them very easily and it is a great snack! This snack is also a healthier option.

To make this….Cut a hard-boiled egg (see Tip, below) in half. Combine 1 teaspoon low-fat mayonnaise, 1/4 teaspoon whole-grain mustard and a


Ummm yummm
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Last weekend I entered a biscuit bake-off (more like a throw down) at the Greyhound Fall Festival here in Tucson. Thirteen of us biscuit bakers competed for the title and a $40 gift card to Trader Joe’s.

The judges were lucky dogs.

So I tried to think like a dog (it’s about me, me, and me and …


Caramelized Red Onion Pizza

UnBaked Caramelized Red Onion Pizza

Looking for a vegetarian main course? Try this Caramelized Red Onion Pizza.  I made it last night for dinner and the leftovers at lunch today were just as good.   It is moist and full-flavored without any high-calorie layer of cheese – just a hint of feta on top of a mound of sweet, caramelized red …


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