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Bengali Breakfast Grains

Warm up on winter mornings with this healthy oatmeal. Throwing oats in the microwave is great and all, but sometimes spicing your oats up with fennel, spices and a few extra flavorful bonuses leaves y…

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Red Apple Salad with Oranges and Feta

Don't be fooled by this light salad, it will leave you feeling full! Packed with vitamin-filled fructose and healthy fat, you can enjoy this dainty arugula salad without feeling hungry ten minutes lat…

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Red Lentil Soup

Tired of soups leaving you hungry and unsatisfied? Beans and lentils are the answer you've been waiting for. This warm and zesty soup is healthy, yet hearty for cold winter nights. YIELD 4 servings…

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Greek Yogurt with Fresh Pears and Toasted Walnuts

Can't stomach another spoonful of granola? There are infinite ways to add flavor and finesse to your bowl of yogurt--this recipe is especially satisfying during cozy winter months. Enjoy a healthy and…

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Helping Homeless Cats in the Winter

Street cats, alley cats, wild cats, feral cats, homeless cats … there are a lot of different names we give to these free ranging felines. Most of the time, they take care of themselves, scavenging and…

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Split Pea and Ham Soup

Barbecue sauce provides a sweet note to this split pea soup. For a vegetarian version, omit the ham. YIELD 10 servings Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 large onion, chopped 2 stalks ce…

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Cashews to Beat the Blues

Maybe the pharmacy doesn't have to be the first place you stop when you're feeling down-in-the-dumps. A big helping of cashews may be just the ticket when you've got a mild case of the blues. What …

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10 Winter Camping Tips

Winter camping is a great way to get outside during the cold months, provided you plan ahead in detail. Here are some tips on how to get started. There was a time when winter camping was a way of l…

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10 Helpful Tips for Avoiding Electricity Bill Shock this Winter

Winter is coming, and so are higher electric bills ... egads! Many have already noticed the increase in their electric bills, thanks to rate changes at electric companies. As they do every year, th…

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5 Natural Remedies for Congestion

Whether you're coping with fall allergies or got hit with your first cold-weather ick, congestion can really knock you off your game. A stuffy nose is annoying during the day, but congestion and post-…

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