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Is Your Olive Oil Label Lying?

Is your olive oil the real deal? Real olive oil is a heart healthy cooking basic. But not every bottle labeled olive oil is pure, and in some cases, not even olive oil at all. Some oils labeled Ext…

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7 Foods You Should Splurge On

1. Coffee Grocery shopping is a tough balancing act. On one hand, you want to buy the freshest and highest quality food, but on the other, you’ve got to keep the grocery bill to a minimum. There ar…

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Eggplant Confetti Salad

Eggplant Confetti Salad Color and flavor add up to make a wonderful salad that is as good to eat as it is to look at. The eggplant is made “Parmesan” style, but is baked rather than fried. You…

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How to Flavor Potatoes Without Salt: 6 Terrific Tips

Potatoes are my favorite comfort food—there are very few days of the month that I don’t enjoy them in some way or the other. I am sure it is the same for many of you. But far too often, potatoes are s…

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Pesto Pizza and Moroccan Rainbow Salad

Loaded with colorful veggies, this pesto pizza and Moroccan rainbow salad add up to a perfect meal. Whether as a hearty lunch or a light dinner, this flavorful pairing should delight all family member…

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Spectacular Spaghetti Squash

Squash Lovers! The hard squash season is upon us, and this is a fun way to eat spaghetti squash. It has a great texture and is a really good complement to the rich marinara sauce. Both flavorful and c…

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10 Food Swaps to Lower Blood Pressure

While blood pressure rises and falls naturally, sustained elevation -- otherwise known as high blood pressure, or hypertension -- can damage your heart, kidneys, and even brain. More than 65 mil…

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Apple-Almond Quinoa

Since apples are in abundance during the fall season, why not take advantage of this versatile fruit? This vegetarian quinoa dish is full of apples, cinnamon and almonds and adds a fun twist to your q…

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The Irresistible Diet That Can Save Your Heart

Imagine being able to eat the world’s tastiest food, and getting rewarded with a happy heart for it? Rejoice! A daily diet that allows you to enjoy more olive oil, nuts, cheese, fruit, and wine has no…

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Olive Oil Will Extend Your Life

  Want to improve your health and even live longer? Don't skimp on those healthy fats! A Mediterranean diet, modified to include plenty of olive oil and nuts, has been shown to lower your …

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