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Red Bean Lentil Soup

Red Bean Lentil Soup – Tasty and Nutritious

Tony’s Vegetable Soup – Soup Prep for the Entire Week

This is one of my favourite soup recipes. Add a slice or two of wholewheat bread or toast (with your fave topping mine being peanut butter!!) and you got yourself a nutritious and yummy meal. I prepare a massive amount so as to serve 2 people for the whole week. Ingredients Broccoli Cabbage (half a …

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Tony’s Black Bean Scrambled Eggs

I am interested in recipes that are quick to prepare and that can be used as pre- and/ or post-workout meals. This recipe is just that: easy to prepare, you can have it anytime during the day or night, it is nutritious and tasty. Upgrade plain scrambled eggs by mixing in sauteed peppers, black beans, …

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10 Foods That Fight Pain

1/11 Ginger A staple of traditional medicine, this pungent root is probably best known for its anti-nausea, stomach-soothing properties. But ginger can also fight pain, including aching joints from arthritis as well as menstrual cramps. One study found ginger capsules worked as well as over-the-counter anti-inflammatory drugs like ibuprofen at relieving period pain. 2/11 Blueberries …

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Quick and Easy Green Beans

Here’s a fast, efficient way to cook green beans (and other vegetables), eliminating the fuss of bringing a large pot of water to a boil or draining the veggies. (Cost for 4: $1.12). Read on… Hands-on Time: 6 Mins, Total Time: 6 Mins, Yield: Serves 4 (serving size: about 1/2 cup) Ingredients 12 ounces trimmed …

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Best and Worst Salads for Your Health

“The fruit adds sweetness and antioxidants. The nuts give you protein, fiber, and healthy fat. This mix of nutrients makes your salad more satisfying and healthy. In fact, research shows that eating nuts regularly can help fend off heart disease and cancer”  read on… 1/18 Is Salad Really a Healthy Choice? That depends on what …

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Health Benefits of Turmeric

1/13 Help or Hype? A relative of ginger, this vivid yellow-orange spice is common in Indian, Southeast Asian, and Middle Eastern cooking. It’s also been used as medicine in places like India for centuries to treat issues such as breathing problems. Lately, turmeric has been touted as a super food that can fight cancer, ease …

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Is Turmeric a Health Star?

Turmeric is taking a turn as the latest “super food” to trend. Sales of this pungent spice with a rich yellow hue have risen steadily over the last few years and are expected to keep climbing. Today, turmeric is in everything from supplements to teas, along with claims from supplement sellers and some media outlets …

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Tony’s Cold and Flu Treatment

100% Natural Cold and Flu Treatment I don’t take antibiotics nor any other medication for the cold or the flu. I very seldom have a cold or flu. Should I however get a bad sore-throat or feel that a cold/ flu is on its way my ‘home-treatment’ entails the following: During meal-time I include the …

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