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Tips to help preserve vision

Eye health is extremely important and here are some tips to help preserve vision because it is never too early to prevent any illness Lower your Computer Screen – lower the monitor so you have to look down to just below eye level so that your eyelids close slightly minimizing the surface area and fluid […]

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The 411 on Energy Drinks

Perhaps 411 isn’t even used anymore but at one point it was a way of getting information – an antiquated internet where you actually spoke to a person and got a telephone number; but, that’s not my point.  Here’s everything you need to know about those popular energy drinks. Most of them are filled with […]

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Warm Frisee Salad with Pine Nuts and Pomegranates

Serves 4-6 2 large heads frisee, separated, washed, and dried 1/2 cup pine nuts 2 small garlic cloves, peeled and crushed 3 tablespoons Macadamia nut oil 1 tablespoon aged sherry vinegar 3 teaspoons dry sherry Salt White Pepper, freshly ground 3/4 cup pomegranate seeds Tear the frisee leaves into 2-inch pieces and place them in […]

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Chocolate Whipped Cream

Makes 1 cup. 1 cup heavy cream 1 teaspoon lo-han or stevia to taste (optional) 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa Pour the cream into a cold stainless steel bowl- I put mine in the freezer for up to 1 hour before using it- and, with an electric mixer set on the highest speed, whip the cream […]

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Crunchy Pear Boat

Serves 1 1 ripe pear 2 tablespoons peanut butter, natural, sugar-free 2 tablespoons granola, sugar-free Chocolate Whipped Cream for garnish (optional) Wash and dry the pear. Cut it in half lengthwise and remove the seeds. Place the pear halves in a sundae dish and spread the nut butter in the cored area of the fruit […]

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Settler’s Stuffed Mushroom

4 servings. 3 tablespoons macadamia nut oil, plus more brushing 1 green onion, finely diced 3 garlic cloves, chopped large handful of fresh basil leaves, chopped ¾ pound boiled shrimp, chopped; or shredded crabmeat 4 tablespoons freshly grated parmesan cheese 4 ounces fresh chevre 2 ounces cream cheese Chipotle pepper Sea salt 20 cremini mushrooms, […]

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The Love Train

When I was a kid, this was definitely one of my favorite songs.  Actually, I used to be really into the subway too.  I loved standing in the front car and watching the tracks whiz by.  I guess there were always a lot of train metaphors in my life and this is going to be […]

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Roasted Lamb on a Bed of Vegetables

Ingredients 1 lamb shoulder (4 to 5 lbs) 3 garlic cloves (1 sliced, 2 minced) ¼ cup of macnut oil salt and black pepper 2 TB herbes de provence 2 zucchini, trimmed, cut into 1/8 inch slices 1 small eggplant, trimmed, cut into 1/8 inch slices 1 large onion, thinly sliced 1 orange bell pepper, […]

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Gluten Free Stuffing

Any stuffing mix can be easily converted to Gluten free Using gluten free bread, gluten free broth and spices. Try This Basic Recipe: Ingredients: 6  cups of gluten free bread toasted and cubed or 6 cups gluten free cubed stuffing mix 3  onions diced 2 celery stalks diced 2 carrots diced 6 tablespoons of butter, […]

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Spiced Oil Rub (for turkey)

1 cup MacNut Oil 2tsps coarse salt 1 tsp fresh ground black pepper 1 tsp dried thyme 1tsp ground cumin 1tsp garlic powder 1tsp crushed red pepper flakes 1/4 tsp ground all spice 1/4 tsp ground cloves 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg Combine all the ingredients in a bowl and stir well to combine. You may […]

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Caramelized Shallot Soup

Ingredients: 5 TB unsalted butter 2.5 lbs shallots, sliced ¼ inch thick (about 8 cups) Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper ¾ cup dry white win 1 bay leaf 4 cups of beef broth 4 cups of chicken stock 2 tsps of MacNut oil ¼ cup shelled chestnuts, roughly chopped 8 ounces of Gruyere cheese, […]

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Cod in a Morel and Asparagus Cream Sauce

Serves 4. 4 Tb Butter ½ lb fresh morel mushrooms, stems trimmed ½ bunch asparagus 4 skinless cod fillets zest and juice of one lemon 1 cup pearl onions, peeled and halved ½ cup chicken stock ½ cup heavy cream 2 eggs, hard boiled, then grated or finely chopped 2 Tb chopped chives Salt and […]

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Put Down The Bread Stick

Although that is a line I have often been overheard saying, this week, it comes from Fiona Wallice aka Lisa Kudrow on Web Therapy. Her husband is running for congress and she thinks the obese should all be taxed if they eat too much or buy too much food. I can’t say I disagree too […]

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Did You Hear

For those of you who follow the news, there have been two studies recently that reported that vitamins were not only not useful, but could potentially be harmful.  Here is what I have to say and it is taken directly from the last sentence of the study: “several coauthors report financial relationships with several pharmaceutical […]

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