Jicama Lime Salad

The majority of individuals can only tolerate eating so many salads with the same old romaine/iceberg blend stacked with a few slices of cucumbers and tomatoes. Try switching up your…

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Scallop Risotto

This classic Italian dish is super versatile and can be paired with tons of different flavors. However, many times risotto is cooked with heavy cream and butter, making it a…

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The Skinny on Extreme Diets

Extreme diets can be incredibly tempting for the millions of Americans who are looking to lose weight, fast. For people who are overweight or obese, weight loss can have countless…

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Jalapeño Poppers

There are few appetizer recipes that provide as many flavorful ingredients as this Jalapeño Poppers dish. With a fabulous combination of flavors, in addition to the variety of nutritional benefits,…

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Vegan Gumbo

If you are trying to adopt a healthier lifestyle, consider adding healthy recipes like this to your dinner routine. Studies show that consuming a vegan diet is associated with lower…

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Baked Eggs With Slow-Stewed Tomatoes and Shiitakes

Looking for your new favorite breakfast? Try this recipe packed with superfoods such as eggs, shiitake mushrooms and tomatoes. This is an easy dish, takes very little time to prepare and…

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Southwestern Beans and Rice

Have a craving for Mexican but watching your waistline? No problem!  This southwestern staple is packed full of flavor and fat busting nutrients. Black beans are a perfect combination of…

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Roasted Apple and Onion Soup With Blue Cheese and Walnuts

French onion soup gained popularity in the US in the 1960s, and with good reason. This starter is packed with tangy flavor and is low in calories. But, a traditional…

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CDC’s Recommendation for Salt Intake May Be Too Low

The Center for Disease Control’s current recommendations for how much sodium Americans should eat may be unsafely low, according to a new study published in the American Journal of Hypertension.

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Understanding the Debate on Fats

Last week, I was very interested to read about the new study that suggests that saturated fat may not be as strongly linked to heart disease as we have long…

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