Why Food Could Be The Best Medicine of All

The power of food as medicine gained scientific credibility in 2002, when the U.S. government released results of a study that pitted a diet and exercise program against a drug treatment for Type 2 diabetes. Among people at high risk of developing diabetes, those taking metformin lowered their risk of actually getting diabetes by 31% […]

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Spinach, Artichoke and Brown Rice Risotto

The culinary benefit of making this recipe is learning how to make “risotto” using short grain brown rice which tastes just as delicious as conventional risotto but delivers the nutritional benefit of a whole grain with a much lower glycemic index. Prep Time: 40 minutes Servings:  4 Ingredients: I onion finely diced 1 T good […]

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Orange, Beet and Roasted Blueberry Salad

I’ll bet you never thought about roasting or grilling fresh blueberries. I hadn’t either until I tried them in my test kitchen one day and they were great! They plump up and become even jucier when heated. As for salads, few have the variety of taste, texture, color and nutrients all in one dish as […]

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Chocolate Almond Truffles

Almost everyone loves chocolate but chocolate desserts usually include loads of sugar and butter making them a highly processed and saturated fat food. This recipe not only avoids both processed and saturated fat but it delivers the benefit of good fat in the cacao nibs and antioxidants in the raw cacao.  Prep Time: 15 minutes […]

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