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Superfood Date & Chia Energy Bites

Energy bars are expensive and often loaded with excess sugar. If you are active, or have a gaggle of active kids that need a quick and easy energy boost, it may be a good idea to make homemade energy …

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9 Fruits & Veggies to Try Pickling This Summer

Itís mid summer and the farmerís markets are in full swing. If youíve been in the mood for pickles with all that extra produce lying around, open your eyes to a world beyond the cucumber. Try pickling…

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Why You Should Snack on Bruschetta: 7 Healthy Reasons

A hunk of Italian bread brushed with oil, rubbed with garlic, topped with juicy tomatoes, sprinkled with basil leaves: bruschetta is more than an appetizer; it is truly a slice of good health. Rarely…

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What Your Cravings Mean

Who hasnít experienced the overwhelming desire to eat some≠thing specific, whether it be chocolate, potato chips, a burger, or some other food? Weíve all experienced cravings, but we should be careful…

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Roasted Okra

YIELD 6 servings Ingredients 2 pounds okra, tough stem ends trimmed off 3 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 teaspoon sea salt Lemon wedges Instructions 1. Toss okra with olive oil. Place in a s…

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Smoky Eggplant and Chickpea Spread

YIELD 18 servings Ingredients 2 (1 -pound) eggplant, peeled 1 (16-ounce) can chickpeas, drained and rinsed 1/2 cup tahini, stirred well 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice 2 tablespoons extra-virgin o…

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Delicious India-Inspired Vegetable and Potato Cutlets

We're in the monsoon season here in India, and every other day, fritters, cutlets and kebabs roll out of our kitchens. Best enjoyed with mint chutney and masala chai, these treats offset the coolness …

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Curried Popcorn

YIELD 8 servings Ingredients 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided 1 1/2 teaspoons curry powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon cayenne, (or up to 1⁄4 teaspoon) 1/3 cup popcorn kernels In…

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Blackberry Mint Lime Fruit†Leather

Kids love fruit leather, and by making your own, you know exactly what's in it. YIELD 12 servings Ingredients 3 cups blackberries 1/4 cup mint leaves (optional) 1/4 cup honey Finely grated…

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The Secret to Killer Green Smoothies

Forget the fake green beer on St. Patrick's day. Try a delicious, non-dyed green smoothie! With the basic formula below, you can make killer green smoothies with whatever produce you have on hand. …

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