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Healthy Treats
On my way home from work, a familiar, sultry, spicy scent hit my nose. I was passing by Popeye’s, and it was clear they were frying up a new batch of chicken and biscuits. It took me back to a moment in time when I would binge on food from the famous chicken spot.  I’d...
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Good food feels good to the soul, and there’s no better time to dive in than Thanksgiving.  However, if you’re like me and have a history with food, Turkey Day can be a bit of a debacle. I try to bring a few healthier dishes with me to holiday gatherings.  It helps me fill my...
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Spaghetti squash saved my life! Not literally, but spaghetti squash did manage to save me from my pasta cravings. For years, I had pasta in nearly every dinner.  Ground turkey, spaghetti sauce, parmesan cheese, cheddar cheese and bowl full of pasta. Sure, it was whole grain pasta, but it was one of my binge eating...
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If you’re from the South like I am (New Orleans born and raised), rice is staple in just about every tasty meal you can think of. Jambalaya. Crawfish etoufee. Red beans and rice. Now that we’re all drooling, I’ll stop. You get the point. So as I put one foot in front of the other on...
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It wasn’t love at first sight (or taste) but eventually, I fell in love with flaxseed. My blood pressure and blood sugar are thanking me for this love affair. Our love story goes a little something like this… After the 2012 high blood pressure diagnosis, I decided to lean on a lower carbohydrate food plan....
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