In 10 minutes, swap that cold-cut sandwich for this veggie wrap

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Give yourself a midday energy boost by swapping out a traditional cold cut sandwich for these bright, flavorful chickpea and avocado wraps.

Many sandwiches leave you feeling lethargic and weighed down. The refined carbohydrates in white bread break down quickly in your body, leading to a temporary rise in blood glucose (sugar), followed by a quick crash. This crash is apt to leave you tired and lethargic – the last thing that is going to help you power through the rest of your day. Additionally, most sandwiches are made with cured meats, which may lead to increased cancer risk.

VeggieWraps Sonja Aug16 CroppedI love these chickpea avocado wraps as an alternative because they are tasty and satisfying without weighing you down.

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    Recipe Makeover, Turning a Dixie Dessert Into a Summer Salad

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    Ambrosia is a sweet Southern dessert most often served around the winter holidays. But frankly, my dear, I see it differently. My version transforms this dessert into a slightly savory summertime main dish salad.

    Summer Fruit Salad_04As in traditional ambrosia, I use orange and coconut, but I skip the third historic ingredient, sugar.  And what about the marshmallows and maraschino cherries that all you Scarletts and Rhetts recall?

    I love tracing a recipe’s roots.  Ambrosia’s history is pure Americana. It originated in the 1860s as an elegant and luxurious Dixie dessert made Read more… “Recipe Makeover, Turning a Dixie Dessert Into a Summer Salad”

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      Corn Pancakes for Breakfast, Lunch, or Dinner

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      Aunt Jemima pancake mix first appeared 1889. The first IHOP opened in 1958. That has given cooks lots of time to develop a stack of pancake variations. Among them, flapjacks made with fresh corn are one of my summertime favorites. A treat breakfast or brunch, they make a good hot weather supper, too.

      Here’s my recipe for Fresh Corn Pancakes with Lime Drizzle. And for perfect pancakes, here are some tips: cornpancakes Read more… “Corn Pancakes for Breakfast, Lunch, or Dinner”

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