Keep Your Heart and Mind Healthy with These Foods

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The fire season may be coming to an end, but with the upcoming flu season it is more important than ever to protect your lungs – not to mention, we are still in the middle of a world-wide pandemic that primarily affects the respiratory system. Since October is Health Lung Month, it is timely to…

Recipes to Reframe the ‘Most Important Meal of the Day’

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Is anyone surprised that fall begins this month? As we grow older it certainly seems as though the days, months and years go by faster, but this year has seemed to go by with lightning speed! Normally in September I love to give you tips on how to pack a nutritious school lunch for your…

Grilled Portobello Caprese Salad

Portabello Caprese

There is nothing better than fresh grilled vegetables, especially when they are seasoned with just the right herbs and spices.  In this recipe I use loads of fresh organic basil because the taste and health benefits are endless!  Here’s the skinny on the beauty of basil….The French call basil I’herbe royale (the royal plant) and…

Remote Schedules and Family Recipes

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The new school year is fast approaching and there is still a lot of uncertainty in many school districts. Will school begin online for your children this year? Are you still working remote? This is the case for many people across the country. Do you have a plan in place to keep your family’s nutrition…

Greek Grilled Chicken With Oregano & Mint Leaves

Grilled Mint Chicken

Grilled chicken used to be drab. Not anymore – now it's bursting with Mediterranean flavors. You might recognize that gorgeous dark haired sous-chef giving me a helping hand. That's Colleen Williams – the beloved long-time anchor of NBC News LA. Don't just click on"like it", LOVE IT!

Firework Safety and Watermelon Fun

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Celebrating the Fourth can be just as exciting with your family at home if you take the right precautions. A small legal firework display in your neighborhood and an intimate BBQ with friends can make the night extra special. If you are purchasing fireworks at a local stand, keep the following safety measures in mind:…

Blueberry Muffins

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A back-to-school treat! Blueberries are one of the world's most powerful and antioxidant-rich superfoods. Summertime is berry season and there's still no tastier way to enjoy super juicy fresh blueberries than good old-fashioned blueberry muffins. But how about sugar-free, fat-free healthy ones that are super-moist and delicious?These high fiber low fat muffins are a much…