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Green Girl Finds Solace in Fresh Supper

Though nearly March, it feels as though the northeast is experiencing a state of perpetual winter. Itís still cold. Itís still snowy. The days are still much too short. Right about now, Iím craving …

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Alternative Art Materials

While it's important to have good-quality art materials around, it's also important (and fun) to look around for alternative materials of the free, recycled, and edible (yes, edible!) variety. Here ar…

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Baked Mac & Cheese

Macaroni and cheese is the queen of comfort food on a gloomy day (or even a not-so-gloomy one). Eating Well's healthy update takes advantage of extra-sharp Cheddar balanced with creamy low-fat cottage…

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Sweet Potato and Red Pepper Pasta

Sweet potatoes and pasta may seem counter-intuitive, but here's a recipe that uses sweet potatoes and red bell peppers in a bright "power vegetable" pasta dish that's loaded with fresh herbs and very …

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The World’s Healthiest Diet?

A few years ago I was invited to lecture in Italy. My husband, Mark, always ready for an adventure, tagged along. After my work was done, we visited the Cinque Terre, five tiny villages perched high u…

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Is Durum Wheat Whole? Ask Annie

Dear Annie, I always buy whole wheat noodles and I was looking at the ingredients and one package said it had "100 Percent Durum Wheat," and the other said "100 Percent Whole Wheat." What is the diff…

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Mushroom and Sweet Onion Lasagna

I think it's officially lasagna season, at least it is here in New York where it dipped down to the 40s last night. But even if it is still warm where you are, this lasagna has elements that make it a…

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Summer Greens Pasta with Garlicky Mustard Butter

So easy and festive, you wonít believe it: Just chop up some seasonal greens and throw them into the boiling water at the very end of your pasta's cooking time. The secret is the luscious garlicky mus…

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Sugar-Snap Stir Fry

This recipe is such a snap to make--and it has all the light freshness we associate with healthy summer eating. Lean protein from tofu combined with seasonal veggies and a delicious Asian-inspired sau…

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Pasta with Low-Fat Curry Sauce

If you have a craving for pasta with creamy sauce but donít want the fat and extra calories of an Alfredo, try this simply divine Asian-inspired treat: it has all the satisfying creaminess with fewer …

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