Category Archives: Recipes

10 Foods Your Skin Will Love

Summertime is just a weekend away and we will all be outside, soaking up the sun – whether on vacation – working in our yards – or getting our gardens to grow. Our doctors have always warned us about long-term … Continue reading

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Crushing My Craving For Pasta

Foodies, I am still battling my love for PASTA. Despite my recent doctor’s advice, see my post http://joannsfoodbites.com/ways-to-lower-bad-cholesterol-triglycerides/ I am still cooking it at least once a week (okay, it was twice last week). Believe me, the Lightlife plant-based, soy product  was … Continue reading

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Lightlife’s Savory Plant-Based Food Innovations

As I mentioned at the beginning of the year, one of the biggest food trends for 2018 will be the expansion of plant-based food innovations, such as plant protein sources and Lightlife is one of the pioneers.  Read my Food … Continue reading

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8 Ways to Lower Bad Cholesterol and Triglycerides

A recent health checkup caused me to reassess my dietary needs.  My labs results indicated a jump in my LDL, or bad cholesterol numbers. My husband, recently evaluated due to a new health program at work, was told his triglyceride … Continue reading

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Cooking For a Group: A Dinner Party Strategy

My hubby and I are getting settled into our dream house and after three months, we decided to host our very first dinner party. He has a rather large family, spread out between several states; therefore, all of us only … Continue reading

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Messy Meatball Sub Converted to a Comfort Casserole

The term CASSEROLE refers to both a baking dish and the ingredients it contains.  My husband, and others for that matter, seem to cringe at the thought of a CASSEROLE for dinner? Why? If I like the ingredients, why wouldn’t … Continue reading

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5 Recipes to Get Rid of Leftover Holiday Ham

Did you make a holiday ham for Christmas?  Do you plan to make a ham for New Year’s dinner?  You are going to have some leftover ham at some point.  Don’t throw it away!  Strategically plan dinners and snacks, with … Continue reading

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