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Green Bean Casserole with Cauliflower Cream

I hope everyone enjoyed their Thanksgiving holiday! I was in charge of bringing green beans for Thanksgiving again this year. It is a dish I love to make, because each year I try something a little different. At first, I stuck with the classic cream of mushroom soup recipe, complete with the crunchy onion topping,… Continue reading Green Bean Casserole with Cauliflower Cream

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Food

Fresh Cranberry Salsa

Fall is here and that means fresh cranberries! That's right...fresh ones. Most people I know only eat cranberries once a year on Thanksgiving, and they usually have the canned variety on hand. If you enjoy the flavor of cranberries and want to experiment with fresh berries, give this recipe a whirl. Plus, you can never… Continue reading Fresh Cranberry Salsa

Five on Friday · Nutrition

5 Foods that Fight Inflammation

Inflammation is our body's response to different stressors. Short-term inflammation is beneficial. For example, if you get a cut, the skin surrounding the wound begins to turn red and may swell slightly; these reactions occur to heal the wound. Long-term, or chronic inflammation on the other hand, can be detrimental to our health. This type… Continue reading 5 Foods that Fight Inflammation

Five on Friday · Sport

5 Ways to NOT Skip Your Workout

We all know that physical activity is good for us - it helps with weight loss and/or maintenance, blood sugar control, and heart health (just to name a few benefits). Another great thing about exercise is that there are¬†countless¬†different ways someone can be active. Some folks run, others lift weights, rock climb, golf, play soccer,… Continue reading 5 Ways to NOT Skip Your Workout