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Grilled Apples with Parmesan Cheese and Honey

Bring up the heat on your cheese platter. Grilling apples is a great way to spice up something sweet. These grilled apple slices are also a much healthier alternative to bread and crackers. YIELD 1…

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6 Sensational Thanksgiving Superfoods

Who doesnít love Thanksgiving dinner? When that dinner emphasizes lots of seasonal fruits and vegetables it also offers many health benefits too. Here are my six picks for sensational, health-boosting…

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The Ultimate Guide to Apple Picking

The crunch of fallen leaves, muted blooms of mums, and flickering lights of carved jack-o-lanterns are all autumn mainstays. The abundance of apples is also another welcome sign of fall. Although appl…

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The Fruit That’s Associated With a Better Sex Life

Apples have long been praised for their ability to "keep the doctor away." Studies have shown they can help fight†cancer, protect our heart, and reduce our chance of stroke. But hey, apples for sex…

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The Type of Apple That Could Help You Lose Weight

In 1868, Maria Ann (Granny) Smith found a seedling by the creek that ran by her property in Australia. The seed bore light green apples, which Granny Smith found to be perfect for both snacking and co…

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22 Fun Facts About Apples

Itís not autumn for me until Iíve gone apple picking. One of my favorite fall hobbies, I love the smell of the orchard and the brilliant red fruits ripe on the lush green trees. I grew up in an area r…

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Goodness in a Glass: 3 Fruity Breakfast Drinks for Busy People

Ever since I began using my blender to whip up fruit-based shakes and smoothies, I have not had to miss out on breakfast, which is undoubtedly the most important meal of the day. Each morning, I walk …

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The Fruit That Fights Alzheimer’s Disease

Confusion, loss of memory, difficulty speaking, disorientation ... Alzheimer's, the most common form of dementia, is traumatic for those who have it and those who see their loved ones suffer from it. …

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Johnny Appleseed

Every year on Arbor Day, people worldwide celebrate by planting trees in and around their neighborhoods. But no matter how many trees we all plant this Arbor Day, our efforts will probably pale in com…

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Butternut Squash Gratin with Leeks and Apples

  Update this holiday mainstay with an array of fresh produce. Butternut Squash Gratin with Leeks and Apples Ingredients: 3 Tablespoons olive oil, divided 2 Medium leeks, white and…

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I take a multivitamin on top of eating fairly well because I think it would be embarrassing to have …

I prefer black-eyed peas, green peas are good too, & the best are fresh ones, like butter beans.

All valid points, though I keep the heating on for my cats, who absolutely love it!

Great to know. Thanks Michelle.