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5 Healthy Marshmallow Recipes

I must confess: when it comes to food I can resist almost anything except marshmallows. I love their soft, sweet, marshmallow-y goodness. But most packaged varieties contain excessive amounts of sugar…

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5 Healthy Replacements for 5 Unhealthy Foods

Large food companies are very effective at convincing you to eat their products even if they are deadly to your health. I picked out 10 of the worst offenders in 2 articles: 5 Top Foods to Eliminat…

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The Ultimate Healthy Holiday Survival Guide

Thanksgiving and Hanakkah are on their way. For those of us with special diets or food sensitivities, holiday dinners can become rather stressful and depriving. But the holidays are a time for everyon…

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10 Fun & Festive Thanksgiving Recipes

Halloween may have just ended, but it's time to start focusing on the most important foodie holiday of the year - Thanksgiving! In the US, the big day is happening on November 28th and you’re no do…

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10 Festive and Delicious Halloween Recipes

The costume is planned, the candy is bought... but have you cooked up the perfect menu? Halloween is right around the corner and we've got some excellent festive foodie recipes. If you’re planning …

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Vegan Pumpkin Scones

If you like scones, you’ll love these whole grain, vegan ones created by my friend and excellent recipe developer Angela Grow.  She generously shared this recipe with me for my book 60 Seconds to Slim…

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14 Ways to Enjoy Pumpkin

Pumpkins aren't just for jack-o-lanterns. They are a delicious and nutritious addition to your diet. Here are 14 easy ways to start enjoying pumpkin now: Roasted -- Cut it into slices, lay in a roa…

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9 Reasons to Love (and Eat!) Pumpkin

Native Americans included pumpkin in their traditional diet.  They even dried it for use during the winter months when food was scarce.  There are many reasons why this underrated superfood makes a gr…

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4 Perfect Pear Recipes

"Gift of the Gods" is what Homer, the famous author of the Odyssey, called pears in 800 B.C. Thousands of years later, there are many (including me) who would agree. My gift to you? These four yumm…

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Healthy Kale Salad With Apples and Almonds

Aside from being delicious, kale salads are also delightfully portable. Just ask Gardenista editor Erin. Where regular old lettuce would wilt into a slimy mess, kale positively shines given a bit of…

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