Love Your Heart with Food (+ Recipes)

February is heart health month!  Stroke, high blood pressure, and cardiac arrest are a few diseases related to the heart and are life-threatening. A heart-healthy diet can help prevent and manage these kinds of diseases. Other benefits of a heart-healthy diet are; reduction of low-density lipoprotein (the “bad” cholesterol), increase of high-density lipoprotein (the “good” […]

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Treat Or Snack? A Vocab Lesson

Although my kids are now in high school, the first days of school always make me a bit nostalgic for when they were younger and I was more involved in their day to day studies.  One of my favorite activities with them was vocabulary. I’ve always loved words and their meanings and the interesting nuances […]

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All About Chickpeas + Recipe

Chickpeas (aka garbanzo beans), originally cultivated in the middle east and Mediterranean, have made their culinary influence all around the world. Chickpeas are perversely occurring in Italian, Greek, Indian, Middle Eastern, and Mediterranean diets. While the most common type of chickpea is a beige color and round, there are other varieties that include colors such […]

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All About Garlic

Did you know that April is National Garlic Month? People all over are celebrating this super-food loaded with antioxidants and vitamins and minerals, which with just a hint can change the entirety of your dish. Although this bulb leaves you with pungent breath, garlic is a staple in my diet and is what I would […]

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