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Sweet and Sour Carrots

July 11, 2011

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This recipe came from Publix’s recipe selection. Tonight I decided to make sweet and sour chicken and what a better side dish to go with it than sweet and sour carrots?! I thought it was perfect. Sweet and Sour carrots From Publix Serves 3-4 1/2 lb. carrots, cleaned and sliced 1/8 cup red wine or […]

Brussel Sprouts

July 11, 2011

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Who doesn’t like brussel sprouts? Okay, my Dad doesn’t, but who else? Well, probably a lot of people, but they really shouldn’t. Here’s a handful of facts about brussels sprouts from health diaries: Like broccoli and some other members of the Brassica family, Brussels sprouts contain something called sinigrin, a glucosinate that may prevent colon […]

Cucumber Avocado Salad

July 11, 2011

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I had an avocado going bad in the fridge and some fresh cucumber from Paul’s garden that I wanted to make a salad from. The recipe was very simple and I found all of the ingredients right in my fridge. I liked the lemon-lime salad dressing because it didn’t come from a bottle with any […]

Candied Coconut Sweet Potatoes

July 11, 2011

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These candied coconut sweet potatoes were so easy and so delicious. My folks said the coconut jasmine rice I made the night before went better with steak than sweet potatoes, but I disagree. I just love sweet potatoes! It doesn’t need to be Thanksgiving for me to admit that. I also seem to be on […]