Salad of the week

      WARM BEEF & VEGGIE AMARANTH SALAD Ready in 15 minutes • Makes 1 serving by: Carla Warrilow, Oxygen Magazine                                                                      Recipe discovered by Jes, Healthy Eating Dept at Natural Elements Ingredients: 4 oz boneless beef round, thinly sliced 1 clove garlic, minced 2 red chard leaves 1 baby zucchini, sliced 6 asparagus tips […]

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Small treats for a Big Holiday Weekend

Sometimes we just need a little treat… Ideas for the weekend: SMALLER ROOT BEER FLOATS Purchase 1/2 cans of Root Beer and vanilla icecream.  Each person can have their own 1/2 can and make their own float by adding icecream in a cup or mug.  Smaller portions make this treat more manageable. MOCHA BANANA “ICE CREAM” Ready […]

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Great recipe for Mother’s Day

Party Chicken Pasta Salad (brought to us by the Health Living Market, Mora MN)   ½# pasta or approx 2 cups, uncooked (i.e.,  farfalle, penne, bowtie, etc.) 3 c. cooked or grilled  chicken breasts, cut into ½” chunks  ¼ c. purple onion, finely chopped  1-2 stalks celery, finely chopped (approx 1 cup)  1 ½ cups […]

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Meal planning made easier

We all realize the value of menu planning and we all love the idea of it. However, who has the time?  How about learning some simple and easy ways to always have a plan for dinner, at least 5 days out of the week? Let Jes help you avoid the Dinner Rush! A few options: […]

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Gluten & Dairy Free Java Oat Smoothie

Today we feature a great recipe from livingwithout.com that is easy to make for those mornings on the run… Both Gluten & Dairy FREE! Busy morning? When you need to bolt out of the house quickly, this  perked-up coffee breakfast smoothie is just the trick. If your blender  has trouble pulverizing dates, try soaking them […]

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Relieve your Sinus Trouble

A lot of you have been complaining of pressure, congestion and headaches related to allergy season and inflammation in sinus cavities. I found an old home remedy from Ellen Hopman, a master herbalist, for relieving sinus congestion and pressure to share with all of you! Vegetable/Horseradish Tonic 3-4 tablespoons horseradish, some people may be sensitive […]

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