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Side Dishes

Braised Leeks and Artichokes (Recipe)

I like to serve this both as a side dish and as an appetizer, with sliced bread as an accompaniment. It really celebrates the bounty of spring; want to up the ante? Add peas, green beans, fresh fennel…

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9 Crazy New Food Concoctions

Hey, you can't eat healthy 24/7, right? These strange food hybrids and inventions are not for the faint of heart (or the tight of pants).   Wine Milkshake Your favorite childhood treat and…

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14 Ways to Use Spinach (on National Spinach Day!)

What's for dinner tonight? How about a spinach strata or farro salad? Whatever you cook, throw some spinach in, because today is the day to honor this versatile and nutritious plant. That's right -- M…

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Cranberry Quinoa

Cranberries and pecans make this a fun and delicious way to eat quinoa. The light dressing complements the subtle flavors of the quinoa. Ingredients 2 cups quinoa 4 cups water ˝ teaspoon olive o…

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6 Health Benefits of Quinoa (& A Sweet Potato Quinoa Cake Recipe)

Mmm, quinoa - a superfood with no fewer than six awesome health benefits. Let us count the ways we love you, quinoa! You... are a complete protein-rich food containing NINE essential amino acid…

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Green Garlic Bread (Recipe)

Spring is (almost!) here, and farmer's market aficionados know exactly what that means. Time to forget about all those root vegetables and tough greens, the bounty of spring vegetables is ready for pi…

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9 Unique Ways to Enjoy the Healing Powers of Dark Chocolate

If it sounds too good to be true, it usually is. Except in the case of dark chocolate. Sure, chocolate’s exquisitely decadent. But its primary ingredient, cocoa, has triple the antioxidants of gree…

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Pesto Minestrone Soup

A whole meal unto itself, this soup is a flavorful twist on a classic. You can make the pesto yourself or buy one of the wonderful pestos that are available at the market. ˝ onion, cubed 1 leek, s…

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The Ultimate Oscar Party Appetizer (Recipe)

Crostinis are the perfect Oscar's appetizer. Simple, delicious, and, yes, a little fancy, this crostini recipe calls for a flavorful mix of artichokes and olives. Artichoke, Olive & Parmesan Cr…

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Swiss Chard & Goat Cheese Baked Pasta (Recipe)

    Swiss Chard & Goat Cheese Baked Pasta Ingredients: 2 Cups tomato sauce (homemade or store-bought) 3 Ounce soft, mild goat cheese Coarse salt and freshly ground peppe…

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