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What’s Your Carbohydrate IQ? (Quiz)

Although it's like trying to remember what the world was like back when everyone had to dial the telephone, there really was a time when the average Joe didn't know exactly what a carbohydrate was. …

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Confetti Vegetable Sauce with Zucchini, Squash & Red Pepper

I've been keeping something from you. More than a year ago, I was hanging out in Italy. Mostly just eating, but sometimes cooking. Obviously, my life tends to revolve around food as it is, but my f…

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Beans Help Banish Belly Fat

New research in the European Journal of Nutrition shows that eating a diet high in legumes like lentils and chickpeas can help blast excess body fat. The humble beans are rich in protein and high in f…

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19 Ways to Enjoy Arugula

All about arugula Also known as rocket, rucola, or roquette, this peppery green has been cultivated in the Mediterranean for thousands of years. With high levels of potassium and vitamins A and C, …

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13 Tasty Greek Recipes

  Greek food is often considered to be one of the healthiest cuisines in the world. And, luckily, it tastes great too! Click through for 13 delicious, flavorful & healthy Greek recipes! …

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7 Comfort Foods from Around the World

  When I was in college, I spent three months studying in Buenos Aires. The food was amazing -- the fruits bursting with flavor, the freshly made pastas, the endless variety of alfajores.. I w…

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Homemade Pasta Without a Machine

  Two things I know for sure: I love fresh pasta and I love trying to make things from scratch. So, trying to make it myself was a no-brainer! Except for one thing -- I had it in my head that …

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Are You A Carboholic? How To Break the Addiction

By Monica Wilcox Excuse me, are you going to eat your dinner roll? This was the running topic of dinner conversation during my college years. Not, “Have you studied up on Pavlov’s theory?” or “H…

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10 Healthy Types of Pasta

By Mickey Z., Planet Green I go to the National Pasta Association for my noodle/macaroni news, and they say: "For generations, pasta has been a part of family traditions from weeknight meals to…

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Low Carb Spaghetti from a Squash!

Squash was cultivated in the Americas for at least six thousand years and honored by many Native tribes. Squash has been considered one of the "Three Sisters" from tribal legends of squash, corn and…

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