Recipes

Looking for healthy recipes, anti-aging foods, easy dinner ideas or just delicious treats to give yourself a little boost? You’ve come to the right place!

4 days ago

Cooking with Essential Oils and Doing Good

Eating is my passion and I take it seriously. I love cooking, but I’m passionate about being cooked for, so I’m supremely grateful my wife is an amazing home cook. Every time I devour one of her gastronomic gems, or even when we’re out restaurant…

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5 days ago

Get Off the Bottle… of Store-Bought Salad Dressing! (RECIPE)

I am on a mission to get people to stop using bottled salad dressings with their inferior ingredients and sugars and all. You can make your own homemade dressings and store them in the fridge for days or weeks. It’s a great way to get creative in the kitchen…

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2 weeks ago

5 Easy Summer Recipes: Take the Stress and Mess Out of Cooking This Year

Everyone seems to be concerned with healthy eating these days. And for a good reason! With so many hidden ingredients in our foods, it’s hard to ever really know for sure what we are putting into our bodies. Thankfully, the warmer seasons offer us…

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3 weeks ago

Appreciating Nature’s Gifts, Plus My Thin Focaccia Recipe

It’s the rainy season here in Costa Rica and it makes me think of comfort food. Only one small problem, it’s hot out! So I am dreaming of a hot bowl of soup. I love lentil soup with a dollop of pesto on top, or maybe a good vegetable soup. Oh and some bread…

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3 weeks ago

Pico de Gallo – Salsa for the Summer Months

With hot summer days approaching I always start thinking of fresh, seasonal foods that don’t require cooking. This salsa is so easy and versatile that it has become a favorite for our family. Variety of Salsas We have always loved going out for Mexican food and enjoyed the salsa they serve with the meal. We […]

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1 month ago

Become an Amateur Mixologist with These Cool Summer Cocktails

The long, warm days of summer will soon arrive. There’s no better way to spend them than sipping your favorite beverage with friends, outdoors. As for me, I always love a refreshing seasonal cocktail. Summertime brings an abundance of fresh fruits…

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1 month ago

Pandemic Experiments: Sourdough Bread Starter

It’s almost summer and it’s getting warmer, but I’ve been craving homemade bread. Unfortunately, due to the pandemic, I have not been able to find yeast and very little flour at the market. So, just like a lot of people, I remembered that I could make…

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2 months ago

My Famous, Weekend Brunch, French Toast Recipe

I love weekend brunch at home and this morning am making one of my two very favorite brunch meals. This is not for the faint at heart, believe me. You can cut the fat in this recipe, but the fat is part of the amazing flavor of this French Toast…

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2 months ago

Vegan Summer Salads – My Favorite Pasta and Broccoli and Purple Potato Salad Recipes

The two salads I offer today are great options not only for the strict vegan but also for those of you who are looking for healthy options in the food department. I love meat, chicken and fish too much to go vegan, but I do prepare several meals each week…

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2 months ago

Intermittent Fasting and the 5:2 Diet Made Easy for Women Over 60

As a nutritionist and blogger at Alternative Ageing, I am a keen fan of fasting. So when the 5:2 diet hit the headlines a couple of years ago, I happily embraced this form of intermittent fasting for the sake of my health as well as my waistline…

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