Recipes For A Super Immune System

  BREAKFAST Hot Breakfast Quinoa serves 4 Ingredients 1 cup quinoa, soaked for 30 mins 2 cups water Sea salt ½ cup chopped fruit (apples, pears, raisins, dates) or soaked almonds ½ cup rice milk 1 tablespoon maple syrup Optional: pineapple bits, toasted shredded coconut, ½ ...

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No-bake Chewy Granola Bites

One of my Mexican mamas, Marcela, has an amazing catering company in El Paso, Texas, called MLH Living. Although she loves to bake, I asked her to share a no-bake recipe with me for MANNA since I am a dismal baker. Marcela’s chewy granola bites are perfect ...

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10 + Recipes for Strawberries

Now that you know all about the health benefits of strawberries, here are a few recipes to try. This Strawberry-Basil Smoothie from Wit + Delight seems like the perfect liquid dessert or afternoon treat to cool off on hot Summer days. ...

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In Season: Strawberries

I know in the summer some of us (uh…me!!) think about our waistline, so strawberries sound like sugar and dessert diet-killers. But the next time you think you’ll pass on strawberry dessert—think again! These juicy berries are a sodium-free, cholesterol-free, fat-free low calorie superfood packed with vitamins and antioxidants. ...

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Easy Eaton Mess

If you are coming to my place for dinner chances are you will most likely be served an Eaton Mess. This is my go-to dessert because it doesn’t require many ingredients or cooking, can be prepared in advance, and always tastes divine. It is insanely simple. (Except I admit whipping the ...

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The Best Simple Gazpacho Soup

I was introduced to gazpacho when I was a waiter at a restaurant next to Central Park, New York, in the early 2000s. The summer was particularly hot and everyone was on a gazpacho craze. I couldn’t understand why they wanted to slurp cold pureed tomatoes. Ick! One taste of a bowl ...

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Take It Easy! Order Take Out in Paris!

Something I miss about life in New York City (that I’ll complain about to anyone who’ll listen) is the ease and variety of ordering takeout. There’s just something about being able to go online and order whatever you’re craving, whatever the hour. In Paris, there aren’t many options if you want to sit on your butt and have ...

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Campbell’s Chicken Quinoa Salad

One of two people I credit my love for food and ability to feed myself semi-decent meals is my dear old friend Campbell Whitman Riemens at Boots for Breakfast. She is a fellow mother abroad whose story and recipes I look forward to sharing here. (You will hear about my ...

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