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8 Reasons to Use Red Pepper Flakes

More than just a pizza topping, red pepper flakes have a slew of cooking and health benefits. Also known as crushed red pepper, this multi-beneficial spice does everything from brightening flavor in d…


Red Pepper Hummus

The key to this recipe is blending the ingredients for at least five minutes, which will create a creamy and wonderful texture. It's great on raw veggies, corn chips or even just on a spoon. The roast…


Power-Packed Carrot & Red Pepper Drink

Nothing quite kickstarts the mind and energizes the body on a summer day better than a chilled, delicious drink. And if the drink is packed with the power of antioxidants, minerals and essential vi…


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…


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 …


Fresh Twist on Crudite

Although you might have fond memories of carrot sticks and Ranch dressing, it might be the last thing you’d serve at a party. That said, it’s the courteous hostess who provides something healthy for t…

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Red Pepper and Buttermilk Soup

By the Care2 Green Living Staff We're pretty convinced that fall won't be happening this year in the Northeast—it's October and nearly 90 degrees. So we keep hauling home our tomatoes and peppers a…


Mexican Chopped Salad with Avocado and Red Pepper

Celebrate the Mexican holiday of Cinco de Mayo with this easy to throw together salad filled with bright flavors and fabulous nutrition. Avocados provide heart-healthy fats, while sweet bell peppers a…


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