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    Cucumber, Roasted Red Pepper and Brie Sub with Pineapple Cream Cheese Spread


    It’s Ingredient Challenge Monday again! This week’s ingredient is the very versatile cucumber. Cucumbers are very low in calories and high in the intra-cellular electrolyte potassium. Thinking about that takes me back to nursing school. But I don’t want to go there. Anyway, potassium is an extremely important electrolyte that helps regulate heart function, and also has a mild diuretic effect. In other words, cucumbers are heart-healthy, and make you tinkle! I’m so proud of ICM. It has helped Sunny and me branch out of our typical dishes and really get creative. Every other week, it really is fun brainstorming about what I will do with the ingredient. And Sunny, you do challenge me! Since my family is out of…

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