Category Archives: Health resources

Recipe for Health: Anise Seed Boracchio Cookies


Anise is an herbaceous annual plant often confused with fennel. It is prizes for the essential oil derived from its seeds, which have a licorice flavoring used in liquors such as absinthe and ouzo as well as in the kitchen. … Continue reading

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Recipe for Health: Braised Turkey Thighs With Currants


Black currants have four times more Vitamin C than oranges. In fact, during World War II, the British government provided black currant syrup for free to English children to prevent scurvy. Braised Turkey Thighs With Currants (Makes Six Servings) 1/3 … Continue reading

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Recipe for Health: Roasted Potatoes with Fresh Sage


Sage has been held in high regard for its culinary and medicinal properties. Its scientific name is derived from the Latin word “salver” which means “to be saved.” Some studies show that this herb may be helpful as an antioxidant … Continue reading

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Recipe for Health: Grilled Pork Tenderloin With Herbs & Maple


Thyme has been used as a natural medicine for chest and respiratory problems such as cough, bronchitis and chest congestion.

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Recipe for Health: Lettuce Greens and Cilantro Lime Dressing


Lettuce comes in many different varieties which are all high-fiber and low-calorie. Mesclun – a blend of baby salad greens which bring a range of mild to spicy flavors in one bowl – has become quite popular in the past … Continue reading

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Recipe for Health: Baked Fish With Fennel


Fennel is an herb with a taste reminiscent of licorice and is often confused with “anise.” Baked Fish with Fennel (Makes Six Servings) 2 pounds new potatoes, peeled 2 bulbs fresh fennel, sliced 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon black pepper … Continue reading

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Recipe for Health: Italian Bruschetta


Chives are part of the onion and garlic family. All three vegetables are known for their allicin content, which may have anti-inflammatory and cardio-protective properties.

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