7 Rituals for Spring Renewal

May 14, 2015
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I stumbled upon this article and it resonated with me so much that I decided to dedicate a podcast to discuss the subject with my pal Lisa Brown~Just 2 girlfriends chatting at the kitchen table Listen in on The Dish with Nancy Newcomer. Here’s the original post published by Abigail Brenner M.D. on March 28, 2013 […]

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Super Shrimp Salad

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People have asked me what I eat while I’m on the Go Cleanse program~ this would be one of my “go-to’s”. My Super Shrimp Salad is tasty, beautiful, healthy, and easy to make~ perfect choice for a meal while doing the cleanse or just about anytime! (FYI, I’ve lost 50 lbs on Go Cleanse~ for […]

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Tangerine Dream Halibut with Arugula & Heirloom Tomato Salad

January 25, 2015
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For the key to your sweetie’s healthy heart, how about a home-cooked dinner made with love and fresh ingredients? Set a pretty table, light some candles, and get ready to cook! Fish is always a good choice and takes minimal effort to prepare. Try my heart-healthy Tangerine Dream Halibut with Arugula & Heirloom Tomato Salad. […]

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Derby Pie

November 27, 2014
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Derby Pie was introduced to our family when our cousins moved to Kentucky and they would ship this delectable dessert out to us in California.  In those days, it seemed very decadent and exotic to receive it special delivery and it always came from a special bakery in Louisville, KY. Not sure which one, but […]

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Nancy’s Vegan Thanksgiving Stuffing

November 10, 2014
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I had a wonderful opportunity to create two Thanksgiving stuffing recipes for my friends at Crazy Good Bread Company in Santa Barbara.  Last weekend we collaborated on a stuffing class at the newly opened Santa Barbara Public Market where everyone got to sample the recipes, ask questions, and have a great time gearing up for […]

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40 Ways to Practice Self -Kindness

October 7, 2014
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“The most powerful relationship you will ever have is the relationship with yourself.” ― Steve Maraboli As we all know modern life can be very stressful. With so many demands on our time, through juggling family, work and friends, it can be a little difficult to give ourselves the attention that we really need and […]

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Jim’s Homemade Chunky Applesauce

October 1, 2014
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I hope you had a chance to hear my interview with the “Apple King”, my good friend Jim Yager,  who takes on the fall apple harvest with full gusto! Hear about his applesauce making process and take a peek into a little window of what life is like in lower Mendocino County, California. Fall is […]

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Moscow Mule

September 14, 2014
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Did you know that the Moscow Mule was invented in 1941?  Two alcohol distributors, one selling vodka, the other selling ginger beer, found that no one wanted to buy their products. The two sat down at the famed Cock n’ Bull restaurant on Sunset Blvd. in LA and conjured up a classic. Why the copper […]

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Barbara’s Red Beans

September 9, 2014
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This week, I had the honor of interviewing my long time friend, Lisa Brown Castaneda on my radio program. She shared a special recipe that was passed down by to her by her beloved friend Barbara.  In true “Bean Queen” style, she tweaked it just a little to make it all her own. Hear Lisa tell the […]

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Fresh & Easy Fridge Pickles

September 1, 2014

Yield: 2 quart size mason jars Ingredients: 8-10 pickling cucumbers or 5-6 regular cucumbers 6 cloves of garlic, cut in half 2 cups seasoned rice vinegar* large bunch of fresh dill, washed. Directions: ~Wash and trim ends off cucumbers and cut into ⅛ inch slices. ~Put garlic slices in each mason jar and fill halfway […]

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