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Creamed Cauliflower Or Potatoes?

CAULIFLOWER

It had never crossed my mind to try to fool anyone with this recipe. There is an obvious difference between “creamed” (Did your family say that?) potatoes and cauliflower. However, the night my husband asked for more mashed potatoes, it … Continue reading

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SOUTHWEST COLE SLAW

COLESLAW

Just like lots of others, this summer  means BBQ, party’s, and FUN with friends and family!!!! i tried a new idea for a recipe that i thought of when we were planning our grilling and chilling extravaganza this weekend!!! i made SOUTHWEST COLE-SLAW….it … Continue reading

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An Alkaline System, Where Do I Start?

ALKALINE, LET'S GET STARTED!

We all know that we need to strive for a less acidic system, don’t we? The problem is that it is hard to know where to start, and yet, the longer that we allow our systems to remain acidic, the … Continue reading

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Do I Really Need To Eat That Parsley?

PARSLEY

Think It’s Just For Looks? Okay, I admit it. I was past thirty before it ever occurred to me to do more than push that green decoration around on my plate. Even my studies in nutrition never mentioned the fact … Continue reading

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Delicious Grilled Vegetables

GRILLED VEGGIES

As we’ve told you before, our recipes here on Texansunited.com are nothing special…just real food for real people….things that any of us can make. This week my mother-in-law gave us a little bit of this and that…nothing that I could … Continue reading

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Is Fluoride Damaging Your Thyroid?

FLUORIDE

Obviously, I can’t tell you that, but Israel has now jumped into the argument by banning fluoridation. I personally think it is certainly worth a lot of consideration, especially by people like me who just can’t get the thyroid to regulate.* I have a … Continue reading

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WENDI’S FRIED TATERS

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i hope everyone had an awesome holiday!!!! seems like i went into my kitchen at the beginning of november and didn’t come out until last week!!!! i was SUPER BLESSED to be as busy as i was!! it seems that after the holidays, … Continue reading

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Roasted Okra

Roasted okra has a bit of a soft crunch like fried...and none of the slime of boiled.

Someone gave us a small “mess” of okra this week, and just didn’t want to stand in the kitchen and fry it. Boiled didn’t sound good to me soooo…I decided to try doing something a little different. Ingredients Okra, any … Continue reading

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Deanna Mercer’s Broccoli & Rice Casserole

My friend's recipe in my Aunt Vesta's pan made for a lot of memories.

Deanna Mercer was a character, a beloved character. She was tiny, cute as a button, and  enough older than I to seem really cool! I thought it when I was a teen, and years later my own teen daughter fell … Continue reading

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An Alkaline System, What Do I Eat?

ALKALINE VEGGIES

We talked last week about adding lemons and cayenne pepper to your diet in your quest to develop  an alkaline system. Hopefully, you now have a routine for how and when it works best for you add these two. This week … Continue reading

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Wendi’s Chilli Beans!

WENDI'S CHILI BEANS

to kick off yet another fall, and this cooler weather, I decided to do a recipe that my mother used to do in colder months!!! it’s called “chilli beans”…around here (the south), the hubs THINKS I’m making YANKEE CHILLI because … Continue reading

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Curcumin The Rock Star Of The Natural World

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“You know that crazy natural stuff you’re doing? Keep on doing it!” Rickey and I were unbelievably blessed to sit beside a woman on our last flight who spoke my language…giving me a little more credibility with my husband, I … Continue reading

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Detox, But Detox Naturally

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All you have to do is go to the health counter in any store and you will find entire rows devoted to detoxing the body or even certain organs within the body. The concept is great; no one wants a … Continue reading

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Why Add Ground Flaxseed To Your Diet?

GROUND FLAXSEED AND CHIA SEEDS

I love it when what I call the medical world catches up with what I call the natural world! I’ve been using organic ground flaxseed (eating the unground seeds does not guarantee absorption) for years, and today even the medical … Continue reading

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The Difference Between Vitamin D & Vitamin D 3

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  I’ve been asked MANY questions about vitamin D since making posts about the importance of keeping enough of that particular vitamin in our systems. If you haven’t read that very important article, I hope you will do so now. Today, I share with … Continue reading

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Detox Your Kidneys & Lose Swelling Naturally

PARSLEY

I’ve never been plagued with kidney stones so I can’t tell you that I have rid myself of them by using parsley; however, the natural world seems to be all abuzz with the wonders of the effects of parsley* on … Continue reading

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How I Cured My Own Fibromyalgia

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I was in a neurologist’s office in Waco, Texas expecting yet another doctor to look at me as if I were insane while telling me that there was absolutely nothing wrong with me….again… I was wrong. After completing his testing, … Continue reading

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Does Vitamin D Also Help With Weight Loss?

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According to Dr. Marc Micozzi, it absolutely does! I recently posted an article about the importance of keeping enough Vitamin D in our systems. From preventing osteo to curing the flu, the sunshine vitamin continues to rise in importance as … Continue reading

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Confused As To Which Is The Healthy Cinnamon?

Cassia Cinnamon

I don’t blame you! The harder we try to take charge of our lives and make healthier choices, the harder it is know just what those choices should be. Now, we learn that cinnamon, simple cinnamon, is not always cinnamon. … Continue reading

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A Water For Detox & Metabolism Boosting?

Lemon Cucumber Detox Water

Let’s face it. A lot of you just don’t like to drink water, right? I hear it every single day, and my own mother-in-law stays dehydrated because she refuses to drink the stuff. Sometimes we just have to trick ourselves into doing … Continue reading

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