Chef Gio

Gio

Gio

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All Recipes and Posts by Gio

Baked Tofu Nuggets

Average Rating: (4.5 / 5)

Hopefully, you have come to check this recipe out because you read my article on McDonald’s chicken nuggets.  Good job!  We’re moving towards the right direction.  Tofu has more protein and less calories, fat, and cholesterol than your chicken nugget.  It is also not stuffed with all of those harmful ...

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Traditional Guacamole with Tortilla Chips

Average Rating: (4.5 / 5)

Every time my family got their hands on some avocados, we would make guacamole.  I grew up eating it, and it’s one of my favorite appetizers.  I love it!  As a Mexican female, there are certain dishes you’re expected to know how to make, and this is one of them.  ...

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Moroccan Couscous with Saffron

Average Rating: (4.5 / 5)

My friend sent me this recipe, and I can’t wait to try it! It looks and sounds incredibly appetizing. Plus, I love when I can cook a big batch of something and save it for later.  I’ll admit that I’m not a big fan of cooking everyday so dishes like ...

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Black Bean Cakes with Guacamole

Average Rating: (4 / 5)

This recipe is full of health benefits, and it’s yummy!  As I mentioned before, avocados contain Vitamin B3 which protects our skin, and research has shown that black beans are good for our digestive tract.  This is one of Ryan Louise’s Recipes.  I’ll post the website at the bottom if ...

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Delicious Vegan Crab Cakes

Average Rating: (5 / 5)

I’ve always loved animals, and for many years I felt guilty for not being proactive in helping them.  I used to be a meat-eater, and I just wasn’t sure I could “sacrifice” taste for a bland diet.  Well, then I met my vegetarian friend Deborah who showed me that giving up ...

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Must Eat Fruits Daily

By: Gio | | | Category: Healthy Living

While the old adage “you are what you eat” is only partially true — you are also what your genetics predisposes you to be — what we put into our bodies clearly does have an impact on our health and overall well-being. And while some diets may promise a magic ... more

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Health Benefits of Almonds

By: Gio | | | Category: Healthy Living

Health Benefits Lower LDL-Cholesterol and Reduce Your Risk of Heart Disease A high-fat food that’s good for your health? That’s not an oxymoron, its almonds. Almonds are high in monounsaturated fats, the same type of health-promoting fats as are found in olive oil, which have been associated with reduced risk ... more

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Digestive Health

By: Gio | | | Category: Healthy Living

Diarrhea and other digestive problems are no fun, especially for people who suffer from them often. Such problems can be the result of bacteria in food, infection, stress, certain medications, or chronic medical conditions such as colitis, Crohn’s disease, and IBS. But no matter the cause, anyone who has frequent ... more

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Red Wine and Your Health

By: Gio | | | Category: Healthy Living

Red wine, in moderation, has long been thought of as heart healthy. The alcohol and certain substances in red wine called antioxidants may help prevent heart disease by increasing levels of “good” cholesterol and protecting against artery damage. While the news about red wine might sound great if you enjoy ... more

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Foods for Constipation

By: Gio | | | Category: Healthy Living

Fiber rich foods are helpful in relieving constipation some act as laxatives and foods with high potassium helps control blood pressure.1 Apples Apple juice contains sugars and liquids so it helps relieve constipation. The fiber content helps regulate bowel movements 2 Banana High in fiber, including bananas in the diet ... more

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