Brrrrrr….it’s cold outside! Time for Savory Soup!

Warming Winter Soups   This has been a really cold winter, and one can get sick of soup quickly!  But, here is a soup that never gets old with the variations you can put together, the warm spice to it, and of course, the ease of creating for your family! For both variations I have use the […]

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Need a tasty Gluten Free Bun?

Have you been eating gluten free but bored with not eating a bun occasionally?  I have tried a lot of gluten free products.  Not always liking the taste or texture of them, deciding that I would just go without any breads or pastas.  But, getting bored, I started trying a variety of options again only to […]

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Lots of Zucchini? Try Zucchini Pizza Crust!

I don’t know about you, but when the veggies start coming from the garden, there are massive amounts that need some sort of eating or processing very soon!  The tomatoes I have licked, by suggestion of a patient, to freeze them for a little later (even saves a step).  But, that being said, items like […]

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Salad of the week

Revamp your leftover chicken! Pears and a maple syrup dressing add a touch of sweetness to this salad. By Elizabeth Brown,  brought to you by Jes, Healthy Eating Dept at Natural Elements       THE BIG CHICKEN SALAD Ready in 20 minutes • Makes 1 servingIngredients: 3 cups mesclun greens (a mix of spinach, […]

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Salad of the week

With fresh veggies, whole grains, healthy fats and lean protein, this salad has all the fit-girl favorites.  By Elizabeth Brown, brought to you by Jes, Healthy Eating Dept at Natural Elements SALAD NIÇOISE Ready in 20 minutes • Makes 1 serving Ingredients: 2 cups water ½ cup greens beans, cut into 1″ pieces ¼ cup […]

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Change your diet, change your life…

How can changing your diet change your life?   There are many things to consider in trying to make healthier choices in our lives.  When we really stop and think about it, we may wonder why we did not make the necessary changes sooner. One needs to start with small steps, in order to produce […]

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Salad of the week

By Elizabeth Brown, brought to you by Jes, Healthy Eating Dept at Natural Elements SKINNY CAESAR SALAD DRESSING Ready in 5 minutes • Makes 5 servings Ingredients: 4 oz firm light tofu 2 cloves garlic, minced ¼ cup water Juice of 1 lemon 1 tbsp Parmesan cheese, freshly grated 2 anchovies 1 tbsp red wine […]

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Salad of the week

  MANDARIN TILAPIA SPINACH SALAD Ready in 30 minutes • Makes 2 servings By Nancy Kamineski, Brought to you by Jes, Healthy Eating Dept at Natural Elements   Ingredients: 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil ½ cup sliced almonds 1 mandarin orange, halved, unpeeled 1 tbsp white vinegar 2 stalks celery, chopped ¼ cup parsley, chopped […]

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Salad of the week

                  KIWI STRAWBERRY SPINACH SALAD Ready in 20 minutes • Makes 2 servings Recipe found by Jes, Healthy Eating Dept at Natural Elements from Elizabeth Brown, MS, RD, CPT   Ingredients: 6 oz boneless, skinless chicken breast Juice of 2 lemons (½ cup) 1 sprig fresh rosemary, chopped […]

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Fat Burning Super Foods

Need a fat-burning boost? Add these superfoods to your grocery list! From grapefruit to ginger, these easy-to-find items will fuel you up with key nutrients that help you lose fat faster… By Jordana Brown Brought to you by Jes, Healthy Eating Dept at Natural Elements     Avocado: Active ingredients: healthy fats, mannoheptulose High in […]

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