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Whole Grain Summer Salad

When most people think about grains, they think hot dishes – oatmeal, pilafs, etc. But they work just great in cold salads, and this makes for a great one during those hot summer days and pairs well with something off...

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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...

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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...

Cranberry Quinoa Salad 0

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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Radio Archive: Shopping for Chocolate Podcast

http://positively-healthy.com/audio/2013/WUCPodcast201301-ShoppingForChocolate.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadAs a followup to show I did for The Wake Up Call, I added a podcast on Shopping for Chocolate. A quality chocolate bar really only needs about four ingredients, here I talk about what...

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Keeping Food Safe When The Power Goes Out

Here in Minnesota, we’ve had a bit of a stormy spring followed by some extremely hot weather this week. Folks out East have been hit even harder, recent storms have left thousands of households without power over this holiday week....

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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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Sugar, In Images

This harkens back to a show I did for The Wake Up Call, and since I did a lot of talking for that show, as a follow up I thought I would let the images do the talking.    

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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...