Stuffed Vegetables: Gemista

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Stuffed vegetables,gemista, are a delicacy of Mediterranean cuisine—-at least for those of us that love vegan dishes—or almost vegan dishes if we pair them with creamy, tasty Feta cheese! Many different vegetables can be stuffed—-peppers, squash, eggplant, and more. Bell […]

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A Juicing Neutralizer: Cucumbers

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Cucumbers are perfect to add to many juices whether they are cleansing juices or green juices—sweet or more bitter—add cucumbers to act as a neutralizer! Cucumbers are called vegetables but they are really fruit. More importantly they are almost 100% […]

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How to Cut a Bell Pepper

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Our local grocery store always has peppers on the clearance isle for $0.99—for a mixture of four green, red, yellow, and/or orange peppers. Peppers are a great staple to have on hand. They are easy to wash, slice, and eat […]

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Storage Matters: Leafy Greens

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If you’re still working on your new year, new YOU goals—-and incorporating more leafy greens into your diet, you must have surely noticed that these gems tend to spoil quickly if they are not stored properly. To store your greens, […]

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In Season: Maple Syrup

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There is nothing like the taste of real maple syrup! No, I am not talking about the imitation pancake syrup but real maple syrup! Maple syrup is made from the sap from the sugar maple tree and it is delicious! […]

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A Basic Juicer: The Citrus Press

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The most basic juicer can be found at almost every yard sale and/or thrift store that you walk into—it’s the citrus press! I (Litsa) can’t believe that I don’t own one or five since I’m always juicing lemons, limes, oranges […]

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Homemade Pizza Tips

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Our family (Litsa’s) had forged through months of NO PIZZA deliveries and/or pick-ups. We tossed around pizza night and it made us think of our homemade pizza with store-bought crust in a can!?! Not optimal either. Homemade pizza was dropped […]

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Pizza Perfect: Why Fresh Mozzarella is Best

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I (Litsa) for one love an ‘ooey-gooey’ cheese pizza topped with my favorite vegetables but the cheese plays a BIG role in my pizza-love too! So what’s the secret to stretching your mozzarella supply!?! June’s Cooking Light 2014 issue noted […]

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