Category: Recipes

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Cookies for Breakfast? Why Not?

One of the things I’ve enjoyed doing is taking traditional recipes and trying to re-do them in a healthier way. Not to say there isn’t room in a Positively Healthy life style for a really good, buttery, sugary cookie now...

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Cranberry Quinoa Salad

I started making this salad and minor variations of it over three years ago, and it’s still one of my favorites… in fact, I think I need to make some this weekend… Cranberry Quinoa Salad Print Recipe CourseSide Dish Servings...

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A Tomato Soup That Even I Like

For the longest times, I didn’t like tomatoes. Ok, I liked a a good tomato based pasta sauce, I liked chili, I even used fresh tomatoes in my own homemade chili. But put them in a salad or on a...

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Beef Tortillas with Balsamic Onions

The original recipe called for using sliced roast beef, look for a low-sodium brand. Otherwise, this works great with skirt or flank steaks, the same cut usually used for fajitas. These meats are a bit tougher so be sure to...

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Quinoa Cakes

The original recipe is based on a rice burger recipe, and was changed to use quinoa by Linda Farnsworth. I tried these earlier this week and they were good, but I just couldn’t picture them as burgers… they reminded me...

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Cuban Beef With Quinoa

This is a great recipe you can throw in the slow cooker before work and have a delicious meal just about ready to go when you get home. You can use dried beans you’ve already cooked or canned beans. If...

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Pizza Soup

If you are trying to cut down on the carbs, pizza is one of those things you tend to avoid. Well here’s a great recipe that gives you all the flavor of pizza, but in a bowl. You could use...

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Tomatillo Salsa

Salsas are one of those great foods that definately do not fall under the “exact science” category. Salsas are something you start with a concept and tweek it to your own liking. Tomatillos look like green tomatoes in a paper...

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A Peck Of Pickled Peppers

Updated March 2020 Ok, so it’s not a peck… just how much is a peck anyways, and why was Peter picking them if they were already pickled? I can’t answer those questions for you, but I can tell you how to...

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A “Better” Guacamole

I wasn’t always a fan of avocados… maybe it was the texture more than the taste? I’m sort of the same way about tomatoes. But with all the positive press avocados have been getting lately, I figured I would give...