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Rice and Lentil Pancakes: A Light South Indian Breakfast

This is a hot favorite from South India, a place where rice and lentils play a starring role in a staggering variety of pancakes and dumplings. Typically, the thickish pancake called, Uthappam (pronou…

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Oh-So-Good Kale Salad

Raw kale salads are more popular these days since kale is a "superfood" and has many health benefits. We add some different ingredients to ours to make it chock full of tastes and textures. 8 cups …

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How to Get People to Eat Healthy? Accentuate the Positive!

"If you want people to choose healthier foods, emphasize the positive." - Cornell University Study Cornell University recently published research in the American Journal of Agricultural Economic…

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Egg Foo Yung (Vegetarian and Gluten Free!)

This delicious vegetarian egg foo yung dish has a great satisfying crunch. You can vary the vegetables in the recipe to use whatever you have on hand. Egg foo yung can easily be made gluten-free. I…

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Happy Salad

This salad is fun to make, fun to look at and fun to eat! That is why I call it “Happy Salad.” The hint of onion flavor in the dressing makes it rich and tasty. It can add a little brightness to your …

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Red Pepper Couscous

If you want a simple and flavorful dish that also looks pretty, look no further. This red pepper couscous is perfect for picnics, potlucks, or an easy last-minute dinner. Try using jalapeño as a garni…

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Why You Should Never Peel Off Apple Skins

"Surely the apple is the noblest of fruits," said Henry David Thoreau. And he may be right: Packed with antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals that can help maintain healthy skin, teeth and a healthy…

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8 Tips to Buy Better Yogurt

Despite all of the hype, not all yogurt is good for you. Here are 8 tips to help you select the best and healthiest yogurt for you: 1. Look for live cultures. The live cultures in yogurt provide th…

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9 Reasons to Ditch Bacon for Good

I keep reading about bacon as a health food. Seriously: bacon never was and never will be a health food. While diets like the Paleo Diet may have some redeeming qualities, these diets are often just a…

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What Exactly are Twizzlers Made Of?

Every day in movie theaters, living rooms, and at sporting events across the nation people are chowing down on Twizzlers. But what exactly are these rubbery, almost neon red-colored snacks made of? …

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