Effortless Eating

Avocado-Tomato Salad

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One of my weight-loss/weight-management/healthy eating secrets is my lunchtime salad ritual. Like many people, my weight fluctuates, especially when I lapse into poor eating habits and end up eating too many processed foods. Yes, I…

Plantar Warts

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First, let me assure you that this is NOT my foot! This is my friend Pete’s foot as it looked last weekend. Pete, an avid athlete, was scheduled to participate in a triathelon but had…

Perfect Whole Foods Diet

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As a Certified Nutritional Consultant, one of the things I do is coach people on how to choose foods to help heal their ailments and achieve a healthy state. I believe that most disease and…

Italian Zucchini Soup

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Several zucchini the size of cricket bats greet me the morning after a week-long vacation this summer. Along with a number of full-sized yellow crookneck squash, smiling up innocently from beneath the leaves. Clearly, something…

Barbequed Quahogs

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While visiting the east coast this summer, my husband gathered a bucket of quahogs from a bed near the shore. He brought them back and scrubbed and bearded them. Then he opened up the grill.…