What Is The Metabolism Miracle Diet?

The Metabolism Miracle is a revolutionary weight loss program written by nutritionist Diane Kress, which has topped both the New York Times and Amazon bestseller lists.  It is effective for those with type B metabolism.  What Diane Kress defines as metabolism B corresponds with symptoms seen in metabolic syndrome, also known as syndrome X or…

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A Fork & A Flick Friday

Entertainment is a very big part of my life.  As a teen any free time I would get during vacations would be committed to catching up on movies and watching classic movie channels.  This is so bad….but I would binge watch TV from morning to night until I was too sleepy to watch anymore.  I kind…

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The Type B Metabolism Diet Project

Some years ago before I had my baby.  I found myself in a situation that many newly married women go through.  I was living with a man and eating like a man.  I pretty much cooked and ate what my husband liked, we dined out and were enjoying our newly married life and my body…

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French Creole Christmas Dinner

I’m not French Creole, but I think a French Creole Christmas menu can be elegantly served for a preemptive holiday season dinner. A traditional French Creole Christmas dinner pays homage to classic French cuisine by including ingredients from southern Louisiana prepared with French flair.  It is served with grace accompanied by the finest in libations. …

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Mushrooms Bordelaise

Mushrooms Bordelaise is a hearty and rustic dish which exudes exemplary accompaniment for warm holiday meals. It is so easy to make that it brings a sense of relief among all the holiday cooking. In French it is called cepes a la Bordelaise and its roots stem back to Bordeaux in France.  The garlic is…

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Marinated Shrimp with Beurre Blanc Sauce

Beurre blanc is a simple butter-based emulsified sauce that’s great with fish or seafood.  It’s origin is French and in this case I’m making it with shrimp to create a Marinated Shrimp with Beurre Blanc Sauce for a Christmas dinner. The sauce is amazingly easy to make despite it’s fanciful French name and is a…

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Winter Solstice & Ice Lanterns

Today is Winter Solstice, the first day of winter and the official start of the winter season.  For the Northern Hemisphere, the winter solstice marks the shortest day and longest night of the year.  As the day celebrates the rebirth of the sun and beginning of winter, it is one of the oldest winter celebrations…

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Chocolate Rugelach for Hanukkah

It’s Hanukkah, so I thought I would deviate from Christmas recipes around the world and make a little Hanukkah treat.  Chocolate Rugelach has always been a favorite of mine.  I can eat the rich flaky pastry filled with chocolate and cinnamon all year long, as a matter of fact I do.  However, I have never…

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