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Carrot Salad and Cucumber soup – both are easy and low calorie

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 Post holiday weekend – and all that sugar fat and yummy stuff — sigh – today is back to watching what I put in my mouth day – and here is a truly fabulous low calorie carrot salad. One of … Continue reading

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Sour Cream Coffee Cake with English Custard – YUM

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We love custard – it comes from our South African ( British) heritage I guess. And it is SO easy to make with Bird’s Custard Powder. I paired it with this easy Sour Cream Coffee Cake – which I made … Continue reading

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Chef John from ALL RECIPES has a great Peanut Curry Chicken – but high in calories!

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This is a really terrific recipe but very high in calories. So be warned! It is directly from Chef John, from the site ALL RECIPES Chef John’s Peanut Curry Chicken Ingredients 1 tablespoon kosher salt, plus more to taste 2 … Continue reading

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New Board, New Speech and New Recipe!

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I am so honored to be appointed to a new Board – Vanir Construction Management,  a global company. And recently I was also delighted to give a keynote at an event titled “The Chief Lawyer and Corporate Board” – speaking … Continue reading

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Weird but worth trying! Banana Tea!

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I tried this – and it tasted good – and has no calories I LOVE bananas – we grow them – but they are pretty high in calories if you have more than one. This tea is supposed to help … Continue reading

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Nectarines and Peaches from the Little Farm – the taste cannot be compared to those from the market

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If you have ever tasted fruit from the tree – you know the difference in taste from the pasty, cardboard, hard and tasteless fruit that is offered to us for purchase in supermarkets. Even organically grown fruit is put into … Continue reading

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Baked Chevre and pastry – from our goats’ milk

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During the summer months our goats are milking – they are pregnant right now and will give birth after a 5 month gestation period in about May – then after about 12 weeks when we wean the babies ( kids) … Continue reading

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Great easy recipe – for cooking with kids! Chicken and Pretzels!

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Its always fun to find a way to make boring chicken a little less boring. Here is a great and easy recipe that the kids absolutely  loved! Try it and let me know how your family enjoys it? Pretzel Chicken … Continue reading

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Thai Slow Cooker Chicken – cooking with kids – great tastes, easy recipe!

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Thailand is called the land of smiles – perhaps its because the food is so delicious! Thai cooking combines sweet and hot, sour and creamy – and a common ingredient is coconut milk, another is peanuts and of course the … Continue reading

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Gluten Free Flan – the best dessert – and being gluten free is an added bonus!

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Gluten Free Flan Ingredients: 3/4 cup white sugar 2 egg yolks 6 egg whites 1 3/4 cups of water 1 (14 ounce) can low-fat sweetened condensed milk 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 pinch of salt DIRECTIONS: Preheat oven to 350 … Continue reading

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