A Lighter Grilled Cheese With Apples

Grilled cheese is the ultimate comfort food – bread, cheese, butter and, unfortunately, lots of fat and calories. This lighter version allows you to customize the sandwich and make it…

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Immunity-Boosting Squished Squash

Remember all the wonderful foods from your childhood? Chances are, a lot of those memories may not include healthy food choices (think full-fat mac and cheese, ice cream and fried…

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A Creamy Corn Soup for Springtime

With healthy, optional toppings such as avocado and cilantro, you can add delicious Tex-Mex flavor to this creamy soup without any guilt!

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The Simple Superpowers of Tomato Sauce

While “trendy” new superfruits get lots of attention for their disease-fighting capabilities, one of the best ways to keep yourself healthy is to stick with one of the most basic…

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Simple and Satisfying Bean Salad

Oftentimes,  side dishes with “salad” in the name are full of mayonnaise and other fattening ingredients. This bean salad offers flavor, a little bit of kick  thanks to vinegar and…

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A Black Bean Soup That Loves You Back

A 2003 study in the journal Food and Chemical Toxicology found that black beans helped prevent DNA damage in mice. Translation: A  diet rich in black beans may help to fight…

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Pesto With a Pistachio Twist

Pesto isn’t just for pasta anymore. Try this delicious pesto on top of vegetables and proteins such as grilled chicken or shrimp. Skipping pasta? Pair this pesto with spaghetti squash…

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A Do-Good Dessert: Banana Pumpkin Mousse

There’s no need to limit pumpkin to just the fall months when you can reap its benefits all year round. Pumpkin is high in beta-carotene, potassium and fiber – all…

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Quickest Creamy Tomato Soup

Canned soup is quick and easy, but is often loaded with sodium. This tomato soup is just as easy, because it takes almost no time to make and can be…

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Joy in Soy: Bake and Sear Tofu

If you’re looking for a healthy way to satisfy your body’s protein needs without the saturated fat that comes with meat-based protein sources, then tofu may be the answer for…

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