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Tejano Style Shrimp Cocktail

Serves 8 1 pound cooked medium shrimp, chilled 1/2 large cucumber, cut into 1/2 inch cubes 1/2 large tomato, cut into 1/2 inch cubes 8 green onions, thinly sliced 1 ounce fresh cilantro, finely chopped 1 serrano pepper, thinly sliced 1 (8 ounce) can tomato sauce 2 tablespoons white vinegar 1 lime In a large bowl, combine shrimp, cucumber, tomato, green onion, cilantro, and serrano pepper. Stir in tomato sauce, and vinegar. Squeeze lime juice over mixture

Part 1: Are you getting too much sugar?

Is sugar slowly killing you? Read this and add years to your life. (Part 1 of 2) Sugar is made up of two molecules: glucose and fructose. When they reach your stomach, they separate. Glucose is good. It's the "energy of life." It circulates throughout the body and feeds your muscles and your brain. Fructose, on the other hand, goes straight to your liver. When there's too much of it going to your liver, your liver turns it into liver fat. And it's liver fat that is the cause for disease such as cancer and heart disease. There are two important things to take away from this: Too much fructose in your diet is extremely harmful to your future well-being; and About 50% of the sugar you consume i

Who Knew?! Too Much of THIS Could Be a Bad Thing...

You already know that not sleeping enough is bad for your health. But here’s what you probably DON’T know … Getting too much sleep can be just as bad for you! A study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), found that sleeping more than 10 hours a night can be very bad for your health. [1] Researchers tracked the sleep patterns of over 54,000 participants spread across 14 states. They found that most people get 6 hours of sleep or less per night. But a few were getting 10 hours or more. Not surprisingly, those folks getting little sleep had high rates of heart disease, obesity, diabetes, and stroke. Interestingly enough, the same was true with those who reported themselves

Chicken and Red Wine Sauce

image care of: Allrecipes (Serves Twelve) 3 pounds skinless, boneless chicken breast halves 1 cup red wine 1 cup coconut sugar 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon minced garlic 1 tablespoon paprika salt and pepper to taste Heat oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Cook garlic in oil until tender. Place chicken in the skillet, and cook about 10 minutes on each side, until no longer pink and juices run clear. Drain oil from skillet. Sprinkle chicken with paprika and 1 cup coconut sugar. Pour red wine around chicken. Cover, and simmer about 15 to 20 minutes; lightly baste chicken with wine sauce while cooking. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Prep: 10 mins Cook: 45 mins Ready: 55

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