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Apple Hash

Apple Cinnamon Almond Hash

Sometimes when I have an giant bag of ripe green apples, I cut them all up to make what we call an apple hash. I add chopped celery (which doesn’t really show much in the picture, but I add plenty), cinnamon, almond slivers, and dried cranberries, then I pack it all into a container and […]

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Watercress and Kale salad

Kale, Chicken and Bell Pepper Salad

Kale is just gorgeous, isn’t it? It’s probably my second-favorite green to have in salads (spinach is my favorite), and it is loaded with healthy goodness. Lots of dietary fiber and loads of vitamins A, C and K, plus plenty of folate. I bought this lovely green variety of kale from the local Farmer’s Market […]

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Fabulous Fall Guacamole Recipe

Fabulous Fall Guacamole Recipe

The Husband gets 10 extra Man Points for surprising me with this delicious weekend-starter. Hell, he gets 20! I’m feeling expansive, and you would too if you were about to dig into summa this. AND, lucky you! I just happened to see his recipe jotted down on a World Wildlife Fund notepad (depicting an adorable […]

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Cut Carbs

5 ways to Eat Fast Food and Still Cut Carbs

It’s good to start by eating less fast food, but even when you find yourself at the local burger, chicken, or waffle joint, there are ways to keep from loading up on insulin-jacking, straight-to-fat-storage carbohydrates. 1. Order protein, eat the guts If you avoid the bun that comes with your standard burger, dog, or chicken […]

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Caprese

Eat More Guts

Ever since I was medium-sized I’ve been eating the guts out of my sandwiches and leaving the bread behind. Part of this is because I grew up eating sandwiches made with my mother’s whole-grain, crammed-with-seeds, infinitely varied and interesting homemade bread, and once I was on my own (and emphatically NOT baking all my own […]

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Five Forbidden Foods

Now and then people ask me what I eat during boxing training. But I don’t have a training diet different from my regular diet. I follow The Zone, which is primarily a way of eating that controls your insulin production. Since that sounds like a complicated answer (and it is, a bit) I often find […]

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