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Ingredient-Free Baking

Since I’m trying to dial back the starch and sugar in my diet, and have a bunch of family members with restrictions, I often prowl for recipes. I found one especially promising dessert online. No sugar or grain? Why, that … Continue reading

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Fajita Magic

Y’all, I’ve accidentally invented the best entree ever. It all started when Brent and I planned a dinner party for ten friends. What to serve? “Fajitas,” I declared. “You just grill some meat and veggies, and everyone piles whatever they … Continue reading

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Liberia Report: Cooking

The foundation of BESTWA’s ministry is feeding children. The Liberian people have so many needs besides, but the need for food is universal, immediate, and ongoing. While visiting Buchanan, we learned quite a bit about how our resourceful friends manage, … Continue reading

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Dances With Hazelnuts

Brent and I both love hazelnut butter, but there’s so much sugar in the commercial stuff! Then a friend gave me her recipe for a healthy version. I found a source for blanched hazelnuts, Brent ordered a killer blender, and … Continue reading

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Party Animals… and Vegetables

I’m starting to realize the grim truth: I’m outnumbered and surrounded–by my appliances. Last week, the toaster oven and the gas stove rebelled… on the very same night. In support of our quest to eat more super-healthy foods, I picked … Continue reading

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More Food Impostors

Last month I published a scathing exposé revealing the startling news that, when cooked and mashed, cauliflower is still… cauliflower. Not potatoes or bread. I’ve since uncovered even more food fraud, and am back to warn you. First, take almond … Continue reading

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Where’s the Beef??

Call me old, but sometimes I can’t keep track of what I’m doing. Last week, I made two trips to Sprouts. First, my usual grocery run. While I was there, I noticed grass-fed ground beef on sale, but failed to … Continue reading

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