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Make a Difference with Meatless Monday

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Last year proved beyond doubt that we cannot wait for government or politicians to address climate change. We have substantial influence as individuals. Eating less meat is a way to do something about climate change. And it's not only better for our planet, it's also better for our own health.

7 Soup Meals for Cold Weather

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What to eat when the temperature drops? A bowlful of healthy, wholesome soup does the body good. Here are my favorites, loaded the way I like with nutrient-dense superfoods that will boost the energy shield of our immune systems keeping wintertime colds and viruses at bay.

Flu Beware: 8 Strategies for Prevention

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The flu is on my mind. Half of the children in my daughter’s first grade class were out sick with the flu this week. So I’m in full combat mode, triggering every antiviral defense strategy I know. I've Increased focus on getting a good dose of powerful antiviral superfoods every day. Happy to say we did not succumb to the flu.

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Thanksgiving for Four

How to make a Thanksgiving meal for two, or for a family of four without massive amounts of food that cannot be eaten? This menu brings together a lovely celebration of fall harvest and traditional dishes in measured way: turkey, cornbread and sausage stuffing, butternut squash, and cranberries. Half a turkey breast is enough for two with leftovers, because after all one of the favorite parts of Thanksgiving, is enjoying delicious once-a-year turkey for a day or two afterwards. For four – six people, a full turkey breast is plentiful.

Halloween Dinner Party

The "witches" twice-baked potatoes give this fall dinner a Halloween twist. Served with Roasted Pork Tenderloin and a lovely, delicious colorful medley of roasted vegetables and a spinach, pear and pumpkin seed salad, it's one of my favorite fall menus. The kdis make their own chocolate "spider" cookies for dessert.

Halloween Themed Pizza Party

Homemade pizza dough is simple and fun to make, the kids love to roll and mush the dough. For sanity’s sake, the dough can be made and rolled out ahead of time. Here's some Halloween fun with a "ghost" cheese pizza and a "pumpkin" pepperoni pizza. Round out the fun with Pumpkin Hummus and veggies sticks to start, and whole-wheat sugar "pumpkins" planted in Oreo "dirt".

About Diana

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Nutrient-dense, local foods, scratch cooking. My delicious, nutritious food lifestyle is rooted in childhood. In the sunshine valley of Cochabamba, Bolivia fresh homemade meals were every day fare.

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Disclaimer

The information on this site is based on personal reading, research, and experiences. Diana Galindo is not a trained chef, dietician, nutritionist, or medical professional. This information is not intended to make any health claims on the prevention or curing of diseases, or to give medical advice. Diana Galindo shall in no event be held liable for any loss or other damages.