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Stuffed Mushroom Caps

Shrooms. I know a few people who just don’t like mushrooms, and I feel for those people. I’ve enjoyed stuffed mushrooms at parties, restaurants, and such many times in the past. I’m surprised it took me until recently to try...

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Ban the F Site

You may start to notice a few changes here. For the past few years that I’ve been trying to turn Positively Healthy in to… something… I’ve also had another site geared specifically to my experiences as a gastric bypass patient...

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That Darn F Word

I was trying to figure out some sort of… humorous way to approach this post. But honestly, after a few stalled attempts, I realized it wasn’t going to work. This is actually a topic I’ve given a lot of thought...

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Hot Pepper Sauce

Even before sriracha sauce was all the rage, I was a fan of pepper sauces. Truth be told, I’m not a huge Tabasco fan, my sauce of choice was always Frank’s Red Hot. Until I started making my own.  ...

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Worcestershire Sauce

Worcestershire is one of my “go-to” sauces. I use it for grilling meats, adding flavor to soups and chili, even making salad dressings. For years I was content buying bottled sauce, until I tried making my own. Now, I will...

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The Biggest Loser, you never fail to disappoint

It’s no secret I’m no fan of TBL, and other than in the title, I don’t feel like typing out their entire name because I don’t wish to give them SEO love. It’s because they are one of THE worst...

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A Beginner’s Guide to Freekeh

Recently while shopping at one of my local CoOps, I was wandering the bulk aisle bin and came across something new… Freekeh. I had no idea what it was, just that it was a grain. It looked interesting though, so...

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Grocery Shopping 101: Eggs

I’ve been working on some new stuff for my Smart Shopping courses, and since Easter is around the corner, I thought I would take a closer look at eggs, and see if I can’t help make sense of all the label...

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A Beginner’s Guide to Asparagus

Since moving to WA, I’ve seen asparagus available almost year round, but really, we’re just getting in to fresh asparagus season, so I thought I would share some tips on selection through cooking. Asparagus is imported almost year round, the...

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No Bake Cheesecake for Two

For some reason, I have really had a desire for some cheesecake lately. Personally, I’ve always preferred the lighter, more whipped, no-bake versions to the really thick and rich ones… so I thought I would try my hand at a...