Category: Food

Easy Vinaigrette Recipes

| June 6, 2011 | 0 Comments

There’s no need to buy several different salad dressings to store in your fridge, when you can quickly make different types of vinaigrette in just a few minutes at home.

Red Wine Vinaigrette:  Whisk 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil, 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar, 1 teaspoon of Dijon mustard and 1 small clove chopped garlic.  […]

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E. coli Outbreak in Europe

| June 4, 2011 | 0 Comments

Countries like Spain have experienced an outbreak of enterohemorrhagic E.coli bacteria on fresh fruit and vegetables. The bacteria also known as EHEC, is thought to have killed 18 people and left hundreds sick across Europe.  It was initially thought to have affected cucumbers, lettuce and tomatoes imported from Spain, but since then it seems they […]

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Cantina Laredo free brownie

| June 2, 2011 | 1 Comment

Today is my birthday and I am going to go collect my free mexican brownie from Cantina Laredo. You can join the Cantina Laredo eclub online and you too can get a brownie! Just for signing up Cantina Laredo will send you a coupon for a free Guacamole which costs $10 at the restaurant. My […]

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New Food Pyramid

| June 2, 2011 | 0 Comments

After years of waiting a new food pyramid has finally been created! First Lady Michelle Obama, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and Surgeon General Regina Benjamin will unveil a new food icon that will serve as a reminder to help consumers make healthier food choices. The new food icon will be part of a comprehensive nutrition […]

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Baked Ziti Recipe

| May 31, 2011 | 0 Comments

I am always on the look out for quick healthy meals and Ziti is high up on our list. I recently come across quite a few recipes that use cottage cheese instead of ricotta. This baked ziti recipe was a hit – even with the kids ! Not only did we reduce the fat and […]

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Is Sugar Toxic

| May 31, 2011 | 0 Comments

Gary Taubes recently published an article in the New York times based on the work of Robert Lustig, a leading expert in childhood obesity and specialist for pediatric hormone disorders. The article was titled “Is Sugar Toxic”  It explores the damage caused by sugary foods, and directly links sugar to be the main cause of […]

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BBQ Ribs Recipe

| May 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

We lovingly refer to them as “Pete’s Ribs” but typically they are known as BBQ Pork Ribs. The recipe is pretty simple but the flavor and tenderness is amazing. You cook them in the oven for 2 hours and then grill them for about 15 minutes at the end to make them nice and crispy. […]

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National Nutrition Month

| May 26, 2011 | 0 Comments

May is National Nutrition Month, and the American Dietetic Association is encouraging parents to teach children to eat healthy food at an early age. Introduce children to several different types of food. Also, try more than once. If they don’t like apples or broccoli at first, try a few more times before ruling out the […]

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Miracle Whip Free Sample

| May 24, 2011 | 0 Comments

In an effort to switch people from using Mayonnaise, Miracle Whip is giving away 2 free samples. Just click on the free sample button on the Miracle Whip YouTube page: or visit Get a FREE sample of Miracle Whip from Start Sampling.
Have you ever compared the labels on Miracle Whip vs. Mayo?
1 tbsp of Miracle […]

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Like Dennys for Free Bacon

| May 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

In this crazy world we live in we are use to “Liking” something in Facebook just to follow a group or product that we like. Denny’s has taken it one step further and is offering you a free coupon for bacon if you “Like” their Facebook page and play their bacon game. Baconalia is going […]

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