Monthly Archives: October 2013

Sweet vs. all the other potatoes: which are healthier?

I think most of us are currently under the impression that sweet potatoes are healthier (lower on the glycemic scale and contain more nutrients) than white, yellow or purple-fleshed potatoes.  This in-depth article explains why one type does not necessarily … Continue reading

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Coconut Curry Pumpkin Soup

1 TB coconut oil                                                    1 cup chopped onion 2 cloves garlic, minced 3 cups vegetable … Continue reading

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Spinach Salad with Fuyu Persimmon

Fuyu persimmons (or Jiro or sharon fruit) look like bright orange tomatoes.  This crisp fruit is wonderful eaten raw (peeled or unpeeled) and can be diced and added to salads.   In season from September-December. Compared to apples, persimmons have higher … Continue reading

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