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New Cooking feeds your body, mind, and soul. It allows you to control the food you put into your body, connect with your family and friends over a home-cooked meal, and save the money you might otherwise spend in restaurants or on processed, prepackaged foods. Believe it or not, making simple and satisfying meals from scratch doesn’t have to be hard. Here are some of my favorite easy, healthy recipes. You’ll find that eating well can also be delicious!


Please Note: Images for each of the samples of similar type recipes just to give you an idea of what they may look like and not an actual image of each listed recipe.

Breakfast of (Healthy) Champions

By Karen | January 12, 2022 |

.Do you ever look for a breakfast that will keep you satisfied until lunchtime with no need for a mid-morning snack? I might have just the thing for you. I make these for my family and they love them. They are packed with vegan (hemp seeds) and non-vegan (egg whites)…

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Shall We Try a Little International Flair?

By Karen | January 11, 2022 |

Do you like falafel but aren't crazy about the fact that they're fried? Here's a recipe that might be a better alternative but just as tasty. Falafel is made from chickpeas, aka garbanzo beans. The first time I asked my husband to pick up chickpeas from the store he couldn't…

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Trying a New Recipe...What Do You Think?

By Karen | January 9, 2022 |

For the New Year I've made it my business to try out all kinds of new recipes this year. I'm tired of the same ol' same ol' food we've been eating lately. I like to cook enough to cover more than one night. After 24 years, my husband doesn't mind…

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Black Bean Burgers...No Wait, Don't Leave Before You Try One

By Karen | January 7, 2022 |

Do you eat veggie burgers? Does the mere thought of replacing a meat patty with a substitute of unspecified origin make you suspicious of all that you have come to believe in the burger world? Well, I can help you get right over yourself. Yes I can! I have a…

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Are You Looking For Healthy Snack Alternatives? Here's One

By Karen | January 5, 2022 |

Do you love salt and vinegar chips? They were like crack for me...except I never used crack so I don't really know what that feels like. I just know I LOVED them. This recipe will satisfy that salty, tangy taste and also give you a little crunch for good measure.…

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Here's What's For Dinner

By Karen | January 3, 2022 |

**UPDATE** I forgot one of the most important ingredients! See below for the update. I added it to the recipe card and posted the benefits as well. It's cold and windy here in the northeastern US today. After the 60 degrees we had yesterday, it's quite a shock to the system.…

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How Green is My...Smoothie

By Karen | January 2, 2022 |

Veggies, veggies and more veggies Did you know that most people who eat the Standard American Diet (aka SAD) only get about 20% or less of fiber they need on a daily basis? To maintain our health, we should be consuming around 25 grams per day and most aren't even…

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Happy Healthy New Year!!

By Karen | January 1, 2022 |

Here we go again! Do you start the new year with good intentions for your health? Do you need some help? I'm once again participating in the Ultimate Blog Challenge for the month of January. I have done this before and I often struggle with what to write after the…

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