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Recipe: Italian Seasoning Mix

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Homemade Italian Seasoning This Italian Seasoning is wonderfully versatile, and can be adjusted to your taste preferences. Enjoy it to your pasta or pizza sauce, sprinkle it on sandwiches and in wraps, incorporate it into your salad dressings and soups, toss veggies with it before or after roasting or grilling, add it to steaming water for ...

Recipe: (Really) Quick-Sauteed Collard Ribbons

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(Really) Quick-Sauteed Collard Ribbons If you would like start your collard adventure with a very mellow flavored, REALLY quick cooking recipe (cooking time: 1 minute) - try this! I made a few adjustments to a recipe that was originally published by Fine Cooking (June/July 2010), that I found on a GREAT website: www.thebittenword.com The combination of malt vinegar ...

Article: Which foods are rich in Calcium?

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When most people think of calcium-containing foods, their minds go immediately to dairy products. While lean dairy products do provide calcium, because they also contain animal protein and sodium, our bodies may only absorb as little as one third of that calcium and we can actually lose more calcium in our urine (especially when eating ...

Recipe: Collard Slaw

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Collard Slaw While you can enjoy this fresh salad as a spunky side dish, it makes an absolutely wonderful filling for a whole grain wrap! Ingredients 1 bunch collard greens (washed, stem removed, rolled and cut into thin ribbons- also called "chiffonade") 1/3 cup yellow bell pepper (diced small) 2 carrots, grated 1 1/2 Tbsp rice vinegar 1 tsp low-sodium soy sauce 1 tsp ...

Recipe: Wrap with Collard Slaw

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Simply warm a whole grain tortilla (La Tortilla Factory Smart and Delicious are my favorite) or whole grain Lavash bread, spread on a thin layer of hummus or black bean dip, then top with the collard slaw and several slices of fresh cucumber. Enjoy this  delicious, hand-held meal that is the perfect combinations of textures and flavors! Read ...

Shop Smart, Prep Smart: Chard

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Shop Smart Look for chard with crisp-looking stems and leaves (not wilted), free of brown/black areas. Prep Smart Since a small amount of dirt will often remain, it is best to let the chard soak in a large bowl of cool water, swirling the leaves around so that any debris fall to the bottom of the bowl. Then ...