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Why Eat Grass Fed and Pastured Animal Products

In my last post, Nutrient Rich Meals, I mentioned the importance of using grass fed and pastured animal products. As I thought about it, I realized I should be more explicit why I made that recommendation. So, here we go . . . There is an old saying, “You are what you eat,” which is […]

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Chicken Salad – Cool and Healthy

Chicken Salad is a cool and healthy choice for a hot weather lunch or dinner and perfect for a potluck. There are dozens of recipes with all kinds of variations that you can make, but let’s start with a wonderful basic recipe that we have used in my family for years. INGREDIENTS Roasted or boiled chicken, chilled Fresh […]

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White Chicken Chili – Recipe of the Day

White Chicken Chili can be prepared in under an hour, including cooking time – a perfect supper choice after a long busy day. INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 large onion, finely chopped 3 garlic cloves, finely minced 2 teaspoon cumin ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper Salt and freshly-ground black pepper, to taste 1 […]

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Easy Chicken Divan Recipe

This Easy Chicken Divan recipe is made with turkey, broccoli, pasta and cheese combined to make this simplified version of a classic main dish and one of my family’s favorites. INGREDIENTS 6 ounces uncooked spaghetti (broken into thirds) 2 tablespoons real butter (not margarine) 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 2 cups chicken broth 2 cups cheddar […]

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Old Fashioned Chicken Soup (The Ultimate Comfort Food) – Soups and Stews Series #12

Old Fashioned Chicken Soup is good for whatever ails you – and is truly the ultimate comfort food. This recipe (my mom’s favorite) is very simple and can be used as the base for a number of variations.  It can also be easily adapted to another favorite dish in my family, “Chicken and Dumplings.” INGREDIENTS […]

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