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How to make my favorite White Bean Dip

White Bean Dip, a quick and easy dip for fresh vegetables and whole-grain crackers.  Bean dip sounds so ho-hum, but… beans are one of the most high-octane foods you can dip your pepper strips! The fiber in beans helps keep the munchies away. After eating them you feel full longer because the fiber slows the emptying of your stomach. Find some cute dip bowls on Etsy. Beans I ❤️ the health benefits. With 8 grams …

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How to make an easy good for you Peruvian Quinoa Soup

Peruvian Quinoa Soup. Quinoa, vegetables and a little spice make this humble soup PERFECT comfort food that’s healthy and good!  I hiked the Inca Trail. I explored Macchu Pichu. I toured Lima, but I had to go to the remote Taquile island on Lake Titicaca to eat this delicious soup. Julia Child said you don’t have to cook a masterpiece, just use good ingredients. Peruvian Quinoa Soup is just that. The Peruvians have been using good ingredients for …

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How to make Apricot Ginger Biscotti an easy better-for-you cookie

A few of my favorite things…apricots, ginger, walnuts. Folded together in a crunchy Apricot Ginger Biscotti, this biscotti recipe travels well so are good to send or take along as a snack!  When I travel, I always pack snacks. I never know when hunger will strike, or the flight delayed, or the road too long. Though it’s usually not when you have enough time during a layover. It’s when time is tight or choices are mediocre. I’m Girl …