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When a recipe calls for melted butter or margarine...
When a baking type recipe calls for melted butter or margarine...that's your cue that you can...More
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Protien snacks
Sometimes when I know that my day is going to be long I try a good protien snack, the favorite for me and my...More
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3 Facts You Need To Know About Buying / Using Drie...
#1 Store dried herbs in a cool, dark place, especially if they come in a clear glass container....More
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Looking for a healthy snack or treat at McDonalds?
One of my go to desserts is the Vanilla Reduced Fat Ice Cream Cone at McDonalds (150 calories) ...More
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Buy your garlic minced in a jar or leave out for 1...
Garlic is loaded with phytochemicals and it's been suggested that some of these phytochemicals...More
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Enjoy Broccoli at its Best!
It's that time before the spring produce starts popping up in your supermarket or produce...More
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A "better" type of chicken broth
I have many uses for chicken broth... * As a way to add moisture (water) and flavor to cooking...More
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From a dietetics undergrad in upstate New York
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All fine with some changes
I am slightly diabetic and not overweight, but still make these changes to almost all baked goods: Replace...More
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Celebrate The Holiday With Friends Without Exchang...
Instead of exchanging gifts with friends--celebrate the season by baking together on a Saturday...More
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The Health Benefits Of Flax Ground flaxseed is truly one of the most powerful plant foods on...More
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Pumpkin Cannelloni for a Thanksgiving Holiday Swit...
Pumpkin Cannelloni for a Thanksgiving Holiday Switch Tired of turkey already? Okay,...More
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Why you should eat more OATS
Why should you eat more OATS?  Recent studies suggest eating oats and oatmeal may: Reduce...More
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I saute fresh green beans in a little olive oil. I may add fresh garlic or herbs like dill. They are crisp and...More
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Green Beans in Black Bean Garlic Sauce
If not for the staggering amount of sodium in this dish I would make it more often. My family loves it. But...More
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Why cook the sweet potato?
I purchased a juicer and was surprised that they recommended juicing your sweet potato. What the heck, I...More
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Persimmon Time!
Fall means persimmon time!  There are two types of persimmon lovers--those that love the more...More
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Have you tried Quinoa yet? You should!
Quinoa is a whole grain that has been around for thousands of years...once considered the "gold...More
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Top plant and fish sources of omega-3s
Perhaps you have read about the health benefits of omega-3 fatty acids? I would definitely call...More
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Top food sources of vitamin D
If you are trying to increase your daily dose of vitamin D, check out this list of top food...More
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Buying and Thawing Fish Tip
Since some of us are trying to eat fish a couple of times a week, I thought I would share a tip...More
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Make the Switch to Canola and Olive Oil
WHen a recipe calls for melted butter or margarine, as in a chicken saute, brownie, or pancake...More
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Make Your Own Fancy Water
On a recent vacation, the hotel we were staying in put out two tall gorgeous glass water...More
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Natural Plant sources of Plant Sterols
Plant sterols are actually quite natural...they are part of the cell membranes in plants and are...More
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6 Ways to Switch to Whole Foods
The more we know about nutrition and health, the more it seems we need to eat the way we did a...More
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My DIY smoothie
For my pre-menaposal body I enjoy smoothies with low-fat vanilla soy milk. I add fruit and low-fat...More
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What's Wrong With Eating Low Carb?Expert
Generally a really low carbohydrate eating plan is not desirable for most people because our brain and our muscles prefer to run on ... More
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Healthy Recipe Doctor - Elaine Magee, MPH, RD

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