Food Friday: 5 Types of Red Bell Pepper Hummus

February 15, 2013 by  
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{thumbnail} {title} {summary} Hummus is a creamy dip that? Sat favorite protein source for vegetarians and a popular appetizer at parties. It? S low in fat, cholesterol free, and is traditionally made with garbanzo beans and heart-healthy olive oil. You can also make hummus from black beans, white beans edamame, and even lentils! But makers […]

Friday Is? National Wear Red Day? for Women? s Heart Health

January 31, 2013 by  
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{thumbnail} {title} {summary} THURSDAY, Jan. 31 (HealthDay News)? Americans are being urged to look through their closets for anything crimson, scarlet or apple-red to wear Friday. In support of the American Heart Association? S annual Go Red for Women campaign National Wear Red Day? now in its 10th year? Aimed at raising awareness is of […]

Foodie Friday: Give a Gift of Healthy Grains

December 14, 2012 by  
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We love child bars, both for their natural fruit and nut ingredients and many flavors (over 15 different kinds), so we were excited to try a child? S Healthy Grains, a blend of whole grains and other good-for-you ingredients like flax seeds, quinoa, and cranberries. You can eat these clusters as an on-the-go snack, with […]

Foodie Friday: Popped Tortilla Chips

September 21, 2012 by  
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First there were plain, white fried potato chips. Then they were baked. And most recently, they were popped. In between all that revolution were far beyond flavors BBQ and ranch, and expansion to bases like sweet potato and veggies. We’ve been dipping and dunking our way through dips and sauces with all kinds of chips, […]

Foodie Friday: 5 Fresh Herbs Chopping Worth

June 29, 2012 by  
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By Olivia RassowMany swear by fresh herbs for the unbeatable flavor they bring to dishes. Seasoning with herbs is also a smart way to add flavor to recipes, instead of loading up on more salt! Buy them by the bunch or box, or even purchase a small plant. Chop them up, toss them in, and […]

Foodie Friday in Season: Stone Fruit

June 17, 2012 by  
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By Olivia RassowWondering Which of your favorite? S for summer stone fruits are Considered? These varieties, named for their hard, like stone pit in the center, include peaches, plums, apricots, cherries, nectarines and. They sweeten summer picnic baskets, star in the most yummy desserts, and taste so good that you may be surprised by all […]

Foodie Friday: Alternative Milks

June 8, 2012 by  
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By Olivia RassowWith a slew of reasons from dairy allergies and lactose intolerance to, at interest in healthier to, more environmentally friendly drinks, there seems to be a new variety of milk around every grocery store isle. But if you have no personal or nutritional preferences, do you really need to make the switch from […]

Foodie Friday: Grill This, Not That

May 27, 2012 by  
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By Olivia RassowIf you? Re like most Americans (82% of us own a grill), you can t wait to celebrate Memorial Day, and the long weekend marking the unofficial start of summer, by firing up the grill! David Zinczenko and Matt Goulding, authors of the ever popular Eat This, Not That series, have come out […]

Foodie Friday in Season: All About Asparagus

May 18, 2012 by  
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By Olivia RassowSpring is a great time to hit the local farmer? S market, with a variety of seasonal fruits and veggies hitting their peek of perfection. Asparagus makes our list of favorite foods for spring, as it? S loaded to good-for-you benefits and can be prepared in many different (tasty!) ways. The most common […]

Foodie Friday: Raising the Bar

May 12, 2012 by  
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By Olivia RassowNutrition bars travel well and are sensitive portion-controlled snacking for while on the go. They make a nice addition to your morning coffee, can give you some pre-work fuel, and offer a save from mid-afternoon hunger-pangs before your next meal. Ideally, look for bars with no more than around 200 calories and contain […]

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