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Crunchy Zucchini Fritters With Avocado Dill Dip Recipe

Crunchy Zucchini Fritters With Avocado Dill Dip Recipe

Recipe from Healthy Holistic Living


healthy zucchini fritters


Fritters are fried foods that can consist of a meat, fruit or vegetable filling covered in batter, and are popular across the world due to their ease of p...

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Substitute Healthy Ingredients when Baking for Less Calories and Greater Nutritional Value (Part 2)

I enjoy baking, and am always on the lookout for new dessert recipes cakes, cookies, squares, you name it. But when it comes to home-made desserts, I frequently overeat and wind up packing on the pounds with all those extra calories. Recently Ive begun reading about making healthy ingredient su...

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Substitute Healthy Ingredients when Baking for Less Calories and Greater Nutritional Value

I enjoy baking, and am always on the lookout for new dessert recipes cakes, cookies, squares, you name it. But when it comes to home-made desserts, I frequently overeat and wind up packing on the pounds with all those extra calories. Recently Ive begun reading about making healthy ingredient su...

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Herbs and Spices to "Spark" Your Food

Herbs and Spices to ''Spark'' Your Food
Add Flavor Without Adding Calories

By Becky Hand, Licensed & Registered Dietitian

Wake up your taste buds! Cooking with herbs and spices will enhance t...

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The power of fresh herbs

We keep a pot of fresh herbs growing just outside our kitchen door so they can be tossed into every meal. Fresh basil added to scrambled eggs, rosemary added to a pot of vegetable soup, mint topping a bowl of creamy yogurt, all add a delightful flavor and actually have loads of health benefits.

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Vegan Cheese Recipe

I've been experimenting with recipes to come up with a great and delicious vegan cheese. Yes, I'm totally vegan now. This vegan cheese I came up with is my own recipe from trial and error. So many of the store bought products that are vegan have so many chemicals or other things added that I can'...

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The Weekly Purge

Once a week, I 'purge' the refrigerator, getting rid of all limp or wilted foods, wipe down the shelves and drawers; then I can see what we need to replenish and it helps me w/ my grocery list as well as menu plan for the week. (It only takes minutes)

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Easy Corn on the Cob

I tried out the method for cooking corn on the cob recommended by a friend... and boy is it a winner. You cook the corn in the microwave. Just put the corn in the microwave oven right in the husk and zap it for 4 minutes per cob. Take it out (use an oven mitt.. it will be HOT), cut off the end (w...

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Don't be afraid of oils

Although too much oil is bad for you, you do need some oil in your diet. Some nutrients and vitamins need oil to work properly in your body.
A 1/2 serving of light mayonnaise is not going to hurt your diet. Using enough olive oil so that meats like fish, chicken, and beef will not stick to the ...

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Healthy Smoothie

I make a Smoothie for lunch that is filling and healthy by blending 1 cup milk, handful frozen sliced bananas, spoon of peanut butter, spoon of Splenda, vanilla and a sprinkle of cinnamon! Delious!

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