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22 March, 2016

Roasted Sweet Potatoes And Figs

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The number on producer of sweet potatoes in the United States alone, is the state of North Carolina, planting and harvesting more than 40% of the national supply. The website for the sweet potato industry, North Carolina Sweet Potatoes say that the list of sweet potato varieties changes rapidly and new varieties are released almost annually. The most
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19 January, 2016

Red Kale Cannellini Beans and Chorizo Soup

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When the suns behind the winter clouds and not able to warm your skin, the next best thing is Red Kale Cannellini Beans and Chorizo Soup. The cannellini beans or white beans are also known as white Italian kidney beans. The skin of the white kidney beans are much thinner and more delicate than their red cousins. White beans
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1 November, 2015

The Usefulness of Salt Around The House

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Varying Colors of Natural Salt Rocks Salt without a doubt makes food more delicious, and savory. But did you know that it has usefulness outside the kitchen? Here are a few suggestions out of 100’s of household uses for salt. First though, we would suggest using Sea salt or Himalayan salt for the following applications. Sparkling Flower
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23 October, 2015

Roasted Yams with Cilantro and Lime Juice 

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Do you know the difference between a yam and a sweet potato? In some parts of North America, including Canada, the yam and sweet potato are enter twinded or in other words people think they are same. The fact is, they are not. They both are tubers, and that is as far as it goes
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20 October, 2015

Roasted Chicken With Chipotle Cinnamon Orange Glaze 

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The word chipotle is derived from chilpoctli an Aztec word, and is a smoked red dried jalapeño chili from Mexico. The chili is used in Mexican prepared foods as well as Mexican-American, Tex-Mex, and prepared dishes of the Southwestern parts of the US, like New Mexico. Read More Here About Mexican vs. Tex-Mex: What Is
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7 October, 2015

Lentils and Purple Sweet Potato Stew

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Lentils as well as any legume are an inexpensive source of protein, as well  as fat-free, high in fiber and rich in a number of essential nutrients. Adding lentils to your diet offers a number of health benefits, from controlling your weight to promoting heart health. You need 25 to 30 grams of fiber everyday,
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24 August, 2015

Greek Cucumber Yogurt Sauce for Gyros

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Tzatziki sauce is a Greek sauce served with grilled meats or as a dip. Tzatziki is made of strained yogurt, usually from sheep or goat milk, and is mixed with cucumbers, garlic, salt, olive oil, sometimes lemon juice, and dill, mint, or parsley. The culinary cuisine of Bulgarian, Macedonian, and Serbian use this sauce as a cold
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18 August, 2015

Asparagus and Bacon Cream Pasta

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According to Food History asparagus has a long history as far back as the first century. There are records of it growing in ancient Greece and Rome. History even records Egyptians over 2,000 years ago cultivated asparagus for medicinal reasons (Kitchen Project) Of course most eatable plants were first discovered growing wild, and asparagus is no
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20 July, 2015

Coconut Chicken Lettuce Wraps

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If you enjoy Asian food and Latin food alike, this recipe can be considered an infusion of the two. Only for the fact that the butter lettuce is used like a taco. This recipe is very simple and easy to prepare, and is bursting with Asian flavor. We used tapioca starch in place of cornstarch,
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30 May, 2015

Toasted Coconut Banana Pudding

Comments : 8 Posted in : Dessert, Gluten-Free on by : Cook Plate Fork
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Our pudding is referred to as “Toasted Coconut,” because it has that appearance of being toasted as we used coconut sugar. Coconut sugar is like brown sugar in appearance, but doesn’t have the same effect on blood glucose in the blood stream. In other words, it does not spike your sugar levels. The Glycemic Index
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