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4 Healthy Reasons to Love Garlic

The stinking rose, as garlic is known, is more than just smelly. It has many health benefits and is even an aphrodisiac. Discover its unique benefits, its history, and enjoy some tasty recipes. …

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7 of Our Favorite Green Breakfast Ideas

What did you have for breakfast? Something is certainly better than nothing, but you should try to get the most out of that something. If you have no more time than to toast an English muffin, at leas…

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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…

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Creative Ways to Use Zucchini

Summer garden harvests tend to bring squash… lots and lots of squash! In fact, I have friends who joke about people bringing them bags of zucchini, leaving it on their doorstep when they’re not home. …

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Rainbow Risotto

How would it feel to ingest a few gulps of a rainbow? Sparkling? Blissful? Vital? Vibrant? Okay, so no, this isn’t a recipe for an arch of color in the sky—but we do think it will make you feel joyful…

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Which Vegetables Are Healthier Cooked?

In response to my Care2 post #1 Anticancer Vegetable, there was a great question about whether it's better to eat garlic raw or cooked. It appears the secret to maintaining the anti-cancer effects of …

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Why I Love Zucchini

I love zucchini - it is one of my favorite vegetables. It is sweet, easy and quick to cook. When I was very ill I could only eat 12 foods. Zucchini was one of those 12 foods. One benefit of zuc…

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Zucchini Fries

It was bound to happen, the zucchini would come. And come and come and come. In the northeast they are still somewhat of a manageable size, but here in California where I am visiting my mom: Holy cow.…

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Zucchini Chocolate Chip Cookies

Mmm hmm, zucchini and chocolate. In some kind of stupendous feat of baking alchemy, the taste and texture of the squash completely disappears, while adding moisture and a nice nutritional pop. Althoug…

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Squash: Powerfood For All Seasons

Squash is a member of one of the oldest vegetable families in the world. It is a very versatile vegetable that can be used in soups, stews, purees, desserts and pies. There are also many kinds which a…

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