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Can Fats be Healthy? Yes!

Times Have Changed! It wasn’t that long ago that fat was a dirty word. I recall attending a gym class where the teacher advised choosing all-sugar treats (such as Starburst or Skittles) over treats with any fat at all.  Many were excited to see no-fat products on the market — cookies and cakes made without …

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THE 3 INGREDIENT POWER SNACK

Oh Avocados!   So many options! So many ways to transform their wonderfully versatile taste into brilliant works of art! At only 99¢ per Organic Avocado for the rest of July at Lassens, chances are you’ll be buying in bulk!   Of course there are those lazy summer days when the amount of effort you’re …

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Hemp Seeds–What are They Good For?

They Sound Kind of Hippie… Really They’re Not.   But They are Groovy! Have you tried Hemp Seeds?  They are full of nutrition: Protein–There are 11 grams of protein in just 3 TBSP! Anti-inflammatory Omegas! Phytonutrients and anti-oxidants! All kinds of minerals! Essential fatty acids! So How Do I Use Them? Hemp Seeds are so …

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Ole Ole Ole! Cinco de Mayo!

It’s Avocado Season!     I grew up in the Pacific Northwest, and avocados weren’t exactly on our shopping list or in our grocery stores.  But when I married a Californian, they became an essential item at our house.  And I became more acquinted with Mexican food!  (The closest we had in Washington was Taco …

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Should you get on the Paleo bandwagon?

Eatin’ Like a Caveman… or Woman… There has been a lot of chatter about the Paleo Diet lately.  Have you wondered what it is all about?   Well, it is basically eating what our cave ancestors in the Paleolithic Age ate.   Meat       Free-range or grass-fed beef, pork, lamb, poulty, fish and …

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I don't know about you, but THIS is comfort food to me! (And just in time for The BIG GAME this Sunday!)

Chips, Salsa, and Guacamole — Big Game Food!   There is just something about Mexican food.  Ask me if I’m in the mood for Mexican, my answer will always be “Yes!”  Love, love, love it.  And where would Mexican food be without the avocado? Did you know that avocados are considered a nutrient dense food? …

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