• TURKEY CHILI

    Those of you who know me, know I like to eat healthy. So when I cook meat dishes, I tend to substitute ground turkey for ground beef. I find turkey lighter. There’s less saturated fat, so it’s leaner. I also find it easier to digest than red meat. And since…

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  • Cauliflower Fried Rice

    I love Chinese fried rice as much as the next gal. I mean, what’s not to love about it?  It’s delicious; the texture, the flavor, all of it.  When I was a kid, my mother showed me how to make fried rice with left over white rice.  As an adult,…

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  • Healthy Breakfast: Scrambled eggs with chicken sausage and avocado

    People ask about my diet all the time.  When they do, I tell them, “It’s simple, clean, and tasty.”  

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  • OPINION: Weight Loss and Sugar Addiction

    When starting any weight-loss program, it’s really easy to become impatient and want to see results quickly.  

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  • SUMMER BEAN SALAD

    Here’s a simple, healthy recipe that’s as easy to prepare as it is easy on your wallet.  It’s rich in plant-based protein, complex carbohydrates, beneficial dietary fiber, healthy fat, and packed with vitamins and minerals. This salad is not only delicious and filling, it’s really, really good for you. As a…

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  • Let’s Talk Diet…

    First and foremost, I’d like to go on the record and say that while I enjoy writing, I do not have a degree in English; nor am I a doctor, although I may have played one on TV at one point or another. 🙂  Having said that, with all the…

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  • Thanksgiving 2016 : Let’s SPATCHCOCK a turkey!

    It’s that time of year again, and we are cooking up a storm!!  

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  • TURKEY BOLOGNESE

    This original recipe came from Rachele Celeste.  I put my own personal spin on it, by adding/modifying a few ingredients (*).  Hope you enjoy it as much as I do!

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  • FUN WITH PERISCOPE

    Alright alright… It’s official.  You guys dig Periscope.  There’s just something about that live streaming that we all just can’t seem to get enough of. I made my  PERISCOPE DEBUT  back on Christmas 2015 from my winter vacation spot, and having been so completely overwhelmed by your participation and following, I…

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  • ASK DINA

    Since the launch of this website, I have received quite a few requests for an “Ask Dina” and an “FAQ” page. While pondering the idea, I thought, why don’t we just make this a joint effort? Below this post, there’s a place for you reply.   If you have questions, go ahead…

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