HAM AND GOAT CHEESE PIE

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This savory, hearty pie has an easy-to-make, bread-like crust filled with rich, cheese custard. It is perfect for breakfast, lunch, or dinner and makes enough to feed a family with leftovers. It is definitely one of the best things I ever ate! HAM AND GOAT CHEESE PIE Crust ingredients: 1 cup finely ground almond flour ¼ cup coconut flour 2…

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SALSA CHILI

This is about as streamlined as a recipe can get. Nothing to peel or chop. A pound of ground beef, a few items from the pantry, and you’ve got a tasty, homemade meal in just minutes. SALSA CHILI The warehouse stores, like Costco, sell two-packs of salsa in big glass jars at a very good price. You’ll go though it…

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PEANUT AND CHICKEN SOUP

  Fragrant, earthy, spicy, and perfect for a cold winter day! Recipe adapted from “Nourished; a Cookbook for Health, Weight Loss, and Metabolic Balance.” Ingredients: 2 tablespoons peanut or coconut oil ½ cup chopped onion (2½ ounces) 2 teaspoons minced garlic (¼ ounce) ¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes 2 tablespoons yellow curry powder 3 cups chicken stock (home made or zero-carb canned…

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SHIRATAKI NOODLES WITHOUT SOY: NASOYA PASTA ZERO

Suffering from pasta withdrawal? Here’s a clip from Portlandia to show you how hard it can get! (Thanks to Laurie-Avalanche Rosen for sharing this.) I’m still looking for the perfect pasta substitute. Dreamfield’s contains wheat; spaghetti squash is, well, squash; spiral-sliced zucchini, sorry, still squash; shirataki is rubbery and tasteless; tofu shirataki contains soy… Regular shirataki noodles are not really food. They have no calories,…

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PRIZE PACKAGE #5 IN THE “NOURISHED” GIVEAWAY

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Today marks the beginning of week #5 in the giveaway to celebrate the launch of my new book, Nourished; A Cookbook for Health, Weight Loss, and Metabolic Balance. THERE WILL AGAIN BE TWO LUCKY WINNERS! Each winner will receive: A 12 pack of 10-ounce packages of HOMESTYLE BEEF AND BEAN or CHICKEN AND BEAN CHILI, with a retail value of $32.28.…

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Response to: “The New Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2010, The Nutritional Law of the Land”

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The March issue of The Front Burner, published by the International Association of Culinary Professionals, included an article by Michelle Dudash titled, “The New Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2010: ‘The Nutritional Law of the Land,’” with advice about how we can help implement the recommendations. This is my response: The first Dietary Goals for Americans in 1977 (1.) told us to…

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HOME AGAIN AND QUICK CHILI

I got in very late last night after a long vacation, which ended with a week in a rustic cabin in West Virginia. We were surrounded by wildlife: deer, bear, groundhogs, rabbits, hummingbirds, vultures, butterflies, etc. outside, and bugs and mice inside. We resorted to storing our food in the oven to keep it from being nibbled. One night we…

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