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Red Kabocha Squash
Oct 28

Winter Squash

Nutrition

In the past few weeks since developing new recipes using winter squash, I’ve heard tons of myths from a lot of people about this really healthy vegetable, but the saddest statement was, “I’ve never tried squash.” Few realize that each type of winter squash has its own particular taste, sweetness, and nutritional content. Few realize […]

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Taste of India Pickles
Jul 29

The Healthiest Pickle On Planet Earth

Recipes

The acetic acid in pickles is hypoglycemic (lowers blood sugar), but with these added spices, they are very, very hypoglycemic, and eating one with a meal will ensure your blood sugar does not spike afterwards. Additionally, the spices are anti-inflammatory antioxidants. As for the taste, well, you’ve never tasted a pickle this good. I call […]

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Chocolate
May 08

Chocolate — Would you believe it’s health food?

Nutrition

The first documented reference to chocolate goes back more than ten thousand years before the birth of Jesus. In Central America, it seems most of the cultures there made a bitter drink from chocolate. In fact, the Aztecs called the drink, literally, bitter water. Chocolate comes from cocoa, which comes from the seeds/beans of the […]

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Mangosteen fruit opened.
Mar 04

Mangosteen Pericarp

Nutrition

Not long ago the mangosteen was a fad food. I don’t eat fad foods. The hullabaloo has died down and we went looking to find out what it was all about. It is truly a powerhouse of nutrition and perfect for this age of metabolic syndrome.

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