by Dawn Lewis
Roasted peppers are a great way to bring out flavor and add unique flavors to many different dishes. Peppers, either sweet or hot, can be roasted in a variety of ways. Once they are roasted they can be added to salads, casseroles, sandwiches, and much more. Let's first look at two different ways to roast peppers.
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So you want to buy organic without breaking the bank? If you're not able to buy all organic produce, you can pick and choose to maximize health benefits. In general, fruits and vegetables with thin, edible skins will pass on more pesticides and herbicides to the consumer. Those with thick, removable skins pose fewer health risks, while wax coatings can make it more difficult to remove surface pesticide residue. It also helps to know... Read More
We all ingest lots of chemicals, one way or another. We breathe them, we drink them, and we eat them. The most troublesome are pesticides in produce. It makes me uncomfortable to think that while we are eating fruits and vegetables in reality we are also ingesting poisons that can accumulate in our bodies and make us very sick. This is food that supposes to be healthy and good for us!
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Salads have gotten a bad rap. Through the years of fad dieting- the grapefruit diet, the cabbage soup diet, no carb, no fat, and the list goes on-traditional salads hav fallen by the wayside. No need to write them off, salads can be just as exciting and filling as any other course.
We all know the feeling: full of optimism, you open the refrigerator door, planning to eat a healthy lunch. This lunch will... Read More