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EAT YOUR VEGGIES (But not vegetable oil!)

June 18, 2015

*Photo credit: Cottonseed Oil (Used under the Creative Commons Attribution License.) ~By Sheila Garcia Many people think that vegetable oil is healthy, but consumption of vegetable oil can actually lead to structural changes within our fat storage and within our very cell membranes. How is it that so many people are fooled into ingesting large amounts of processed and pesticide-contaminated oils that are…

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The Texas Toast (Without The Toast) Night

June 4, 2015

~Recipe by She-Gar-C Being in a band (we’re called The Texas Toast) is AWESOME.  BUT!  I have The Hubster and a Muscle Head Son to feed and I have to jet off to rehearsal!  So tonight’s Meatless Monday is one of the fastest (and healthiest!) yet!   POWER GREEN WRAPS Tortillas (see notes) Power greens…

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The Musical Fruit!

May 7, 2015

~recipe by She-Gar-C This is a great spring or summer side because it is refreshing, and packed with protein and flavor!  But be careful!  You know what they say…beans, beans, the musical fruit, the more you eat – the more you…… BEAN SALAD 1 can tri-colored beans 1 can garbanzo beans (chick peas) 1 can…

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Ya Snooze, Ya Lose!

May 7, 2015

~by Sheila Garcia We all are the busiest person we know.  Every one of us thinks so, and it may possibly be true in this day in age.  With everything we have to juggle, plus finding that work-life balance, it is hard to get the suggested healthy amount of sleep every night.  But, burning the…

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She's Baaaaa-aaaaaack!

April 23, 2015

~Recipe by She-Gar-C That was The Hubster’s social media status a few months ago, because I was in the part of my recovery from double knee replacement surgery where not only had our (beautiful, wonderful!) meal train run out, I was finally back up and cooking!  So for my first night ‘back’, I made flourless chicken…

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The Seasonal Allergy Song

April 23, 2015

~By Sheila Garcia Practically all of us sing it.  Maybe it’s just a verse or two for you, or you just sing along with the chorus.  Or maybe it is lyric-for-lyric, humming every note, with a really long interlude.  But the season upon us has us singing the allergy song.  You know – the one where…

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I Sees Ya, Cesar!

April 9, 2015

~Recipe by She-Gar-C ooooooooo….now THIS is how you do home-made chicken Cesar salad. ‪It’s hearty and covered in goopy, yummy home-made Cesar dressing and Parmesan shavings.  It was a delicious and quickie dinner!! (Not to mention low-carb!) CHICKEN CESAR SALAD 2 pkgs chicken tenderloins sea salt pepper garlic powder cumin powder extra virgin olive oil…

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Alkalize to Synchronize

April 9, 2015

~By Sheila Garcia Spring is here, which means Daylight Savings –  and it is time to synchronize your body to be it’s best!  That could mean alkalizing. What is alkalizing?  Is it even important to our health?  Our diets?  Our mindsets?  ANYTHING?? During one of my health classes, I found out all about what it…

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FAST & EASY HOME-MADE CORNED BEEF

March 19, 2015

~Recipe by She-Gar-C I don’t like being told I “can’t” do something.  When I couldn’t find organic corned beef and I wanted to make it for dinner, and then was told I couldn’t make my own within a day because it takes at LEAST four days to corn the beef brisket, I decided to defeat…

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SPRING CLEANING: Deep Clean Your Body for the Season

March 19, 2015

~By Sheila Garcia Spring is almost here, and I don’t know about you, but I’m super-excited. I always take this time to clean out the clutter: my pantry, cupboards, and fridge from old, out-dated food; my closets to feel refreshed, and always take advantage with a body cleanse. Spring is the perfect time to clear…

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