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How to Make a Healthier Mac & Cheese

Craving carbs but don’t want to completely wreck your diet before the weekend even starts? Don’t deprive yourself, just cook a little smarter! Try this mac ‘n cheese recipe for…

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How the Fall Can Spice Up Your Mundane Meals

As fall moves into full swing, I always love to break out a variety of spices to get my meals into the spirit of the season. The holiday season brings…

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Mediterranean Pan-Seared Cod

Make this light and flaky fish in a flash for a healthy weeknight dinner. Cod is a heavy source of protein, and this recipe is filled with healthy ingredients, including garlic,…

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Exotic Rice Blend with Grilled Pineapple

This rice recipe is loaded with flavor, fiber and protein. Research shows that a spoonful of black rice bran, or 10 spoonfuls of cooked black rice, contains more health-promoting anthocyanin antioxidants than…

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Beans and Farro

Low in calories and high in fiber, this recipe sends you on a quick trip to the Mediterranean. Perfect for an easy side or lunch, this grain dish is filled with…

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Longevity Recipe: Salmon Leek Salad with Ginger-Miso Dressing

I have spent more than 20 years interviewing centenarians about the food they eat and collecting family recipes from friends and patients that have long-living members in their families. I…

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Strawberry and Tahini Protein Shake

The flax seeds in this shake give a dose of omega 3s and dates provide natural sweetness with a boost of iron, potassium, calcium and fiber. Get the recipe.

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Chilled Butternut Squash and Tomato Soup

This refreshing recipe takes a handful of ingredients and turns them into a flavor-packed bowl that’s perfect for an appetizer or main course. Get the recipe.

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Chicken Marsala

Who doesn’t love chicken marsala? The rich sauce, the big portions of juicy chicken and the mouthfeel that goes along with the meal. This recipe for two that will cost you…

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Tahini Dressing

Skip the bottled stuff and whip up this low-cal dressing you can use for salads, meat and veggies. Tahini is packed with vitamins and high in calcium, making it a…

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