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Call in the Cauliflower!

Posted by on Sep 11, 2012 in Blood Sugar Balance, Essential Fats, Gluten-Free, Just. Eat. Real. Food., Vegetables & Sides | 0 comments

Call in the Cauliflower!

“How’s your cruciferous vegetable intake?” asked the doctor never. When concerned with anti-aging strategies, fighting off cancer, and reducing inflammation, cruciferous vegetables should be on your plate. In general, cruciferous veggies are jam-packed with dietary benefits. They are low in calories, and high in fiber, calcium, iron, vitamins A and C, and beneficial enzymes. Crucifers contain important disease-fighting phytochemicals that may help lower your risk of cancers.

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Pumpkin Mole

Posted by on Nov 11, 2010 in Condiments & Sauces, Gluten-Free, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Pumpkin Mole

On the way home from a Cyclocross race in Astoria a few weeks ago, we stopped by a a restaurant in Seaside where Mark had Chicken Enchiladas with a Pumpkin Mole sauce that was, well, to die for.  I had to recreate it! Mole, a type of Mexican sauce, comes in a variety of flavors and ingredients, with chili peppers as the common factor. Modern “Americanized” moles usually have the spice from the pepper, the sweet from the fruit (blackberry, raspberry, and in our case, pumpkin) and a good hint of chocolate. When I looked online for a healthy pumpkin mole recipe, most contained wheat...

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