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Cucumber Seaweed Salad with Sesame Dressing

This delightful salad comes to you via my mom-in-law, Annette, who's traveled extensively and is a gifted cook, among other things. While living in Tokyo years ago, she learned to make wakame kyuri su…

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15 Easy Lunch Recipes (Slideshow)

  What do you normally eat for lunch? A sad sandwich? Whatever's in the vending machine? A frozen entree you zap in the microwave? Whatever you eat, it's time to up your game -- lunch shouldn'…

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Create Fat-Burning Gourmet Salads in Minutes

If you avoid salads at any cost, thinking they consist only of iceberg lettuce and a couple of slices of starchy tomato topped with some chemical and sugar-laden bottled dressing, you will be happy to…

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4 Homemade Spring Salad Dressings

I know springtime is here when salad bowls begin to fill up and become increasingly colorful as fresh lettuces, herbs and edible flowers such as violets come into season. And for every springy salad, …

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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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Sweet Corn, Tomato & Basil Salad

This dish is a trifecta of tastiness. It melds three of the very best flavors of summer--juicy tomatoes, crunchy, sweet corn, and fragrant basil. There's not a whole lot more to it than that but someh…

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Gluten-Free Arugula Pizza Salad

What is Arugula? Arugula, also known as, rocket, roquette, rugula or rucola is one of the greens we usually find in a bag of mixed baby lettuces in the organic produce section of your health food m…

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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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All About Beets: Benefits and Tips for Growing

Beets are one of my favorite crops to grow, in part because I love that I can use (and I actually love the taste of) all parts of them: the greens and the roots. They are a low-maintenance crop, and t…

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6 Ingredients to Keep Off Salads

  Salads are often seen as the pinacle of healthy eating. But just because something is a salad doesn't mean it's all that nutritious. Case in point, though this is obviously an extreme exampl…

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