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Smack That Pomegranate

Here’s a magical kitchen trick- that will leave you feeling like a magician- while deseeding, thus conquering, the powerful  pomegranate… IN LESS THAN A MINUTE! 1.  Make a 1/2 inch cut all around, but do not cut it in half. … Continue reading

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Oooo la la… j’adore french influences

“Mommy?  Can you buy some pears because they go really well with this cheese?” my 7 y.o. asks me in a sweet little voice. “What color?” “Green.”  And, all on her own, she ate it for dessert after dinner.  Just … Continue reading

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You Deserve a Break Today

Mom, Dad, Nanny or Sitter have been going, going, going…all summer long. There’s a Pixar movie out that everyone will enjoy, yay! Sitting for 98 minutes in an air conditioned theatre fits the bill today.  Kids are excited. Movie’s out! … Continue reading

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Keep Flying Jamie

“When a butterfly flaps its wings in one part of the world, it can cause a hurricane in another part of the world.”            ~  Author Unknown I watched Jamie’s acceptance speech he gave at Harvard … Continue reading

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Cheap and Easy, Like a Politician…The “Forks Over Knives” Food Plan

They mean surgical knives. The book is a #1 New York Times Bestseller. There’s also a cookbook and two documentaries. I’ve read/watched them all. A doctor’s office, literally two miles away, emailed me because i am their local contact for … Continue reading

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Our Event to Celebrate Food Revolution Day 2013!!!!

As a Scottsdale Ambassador for The Food Revolution Community, I teamed up with Marketing Manager Lisa Wilson of Whole Foods and my local elementary school for our event!  We handed out fresh & juicy organic peaches, tangerines, oranges, bananas and … Continue reading

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“Kid’s Veggie Risotto”

After watching the documentary, “Forks Over Knives,” i thought i’d go heavy on the veggies tonight for the kids.  * 14 ozs. frozen veggies (i used antioxidant Green Giant Veggies, minced (broccoli, carrots, red pepper, yellow pepper) 1  qt. organic … Continue reading

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