Crockpot soup: Basic tips for a great pot

Dinner Diva Crockpot soup: Basic tips for a great pot By: Leanne Ely We are big on crockpot cooking over here. Many of our most popular menu mailer recipes and ebooks are based around this “Queen of Convenience” in the world of kitchen appliances. We’re into the fall of the year, which means it is soup season. There really is …

Green Beans, Great vegetable!, Lean Mean Green Beans!, Soup recipe with Green Beans

Lean Mean Green Beans

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Tricks, Tips and a Recipe Lean Mean Green Beans By: Leanne Ely It’s time once again for Tricks, Tips and a Recipe. Today you’ll learn a tip, a trick and you’ll get a great recipe to try it out with. Neat, huh? Today’s Focus is on GREEN BEANS Some veggies seem to have it all; good looks, good taste, simple …

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Stock up on vegetable broth!

Dinner Diva Stock up on vegetable broth! By: Leanne Ely When you start making your own stock, you’re going to have a hard time buying it from the store ever again. Making stock from scratch is about as satisfying as it gets. Being the one who purchased (or even better, grew!) the vegetables that you’re using to nourish your family …

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Book Review for The Blood Sugar Solution Cookbook by Mark Hyman, MD

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Healthy Foods Book Review for The Blood Sugar Solution Cookbook by Mark Hyman, MD By Leanne Ely, C.N.C. In his book, The Blood Sugar Solution, Dr. Hyman adeptly laid out the reasoning (and the science) behind the “why” of balancing insulin levels to get to your ultimate goal weight and to achieve optimum health. Dr. Hyman believes one of the …

Time to talk about Thyme!

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Tricks, Tips and a Recipe Time to talk about Thyme! By: Leanne Ely It’s time once again for Tricks, Tips and a Recipe. Today you’ll learn a tip, a trick and you’ll get a great recipe to try it out with. Neat, huh? Don’t forget tomorrow is the radio show, Saving Dinner with the Dinner Diva! The show is on …

A nutritious food with a scary name—Bone broth!

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Dinner Diva A nutritious food with a scary name—Bone broth! By: Leanne Ely Halloween is coming and I don’t know about you, but for me, the phrase “bone broth” conjures up visions of witches stirring a brew! So I thought it timely that we talk about this amazing broth now, when many people start decorating for, and thinking about, Halloween. …

Shall we discuss . . . shallots?

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Tricks, Tips and a Recipe Shall we discuss . . . shallots? By: Leanne Ely Happy Tuesday, Y’all! It’s time once again for Tricks, Tips and a Recipe. Today you’ll learn a tip, a trick and you’ll get a great recipe to try it out with. Neat, huh? Don’t forget tomorrow is the radio show, Saving Dinner with the Dinner …

All hail the kale!

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Healthy Foods All hail the kale! By: Leanne Ely I’m going way out on a limb here to say that kale is the most nutritious food you can put in your body. Lots of people think that kale is some new nutritional magical trend, but it’s your basic green veggie and it’s been around for a long time! And while …

Did you know water is a nutrient?

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Tricks, Tips and a Recipe Did you know water is a nutrient? By: Leanne Ely Happy Tuesday, Y’all! It’s time once again for Tricks, Tips and a Recipe. Today you’ll learn a tip, a trick and you’ll get a great recipe to try it out with. Neat, huh? Don’t forget tomorrow is the radio show, Saving Dinner with the Dinner …