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Pasta with Lemon-Orange Sauce (Easy on the Salt)

by in Uncategorized, March 13, 2014

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For those on low-sodium diets, here’s a tasty trick: Grab some citrus. Just like a sprinkle of salt, a squeeze of lemon, lime or orange will perk up any ingredient from leafy greens to proteins, not to mention grab the attention of your taste buds. And while you might not expect it, these fruits are at their best and brightest during winter, so now is still the perfect time to play with their tangy flash of flavor.

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Food Fight!: Pasta vs. Pizza

by in Uncategorized, March 8, 2014

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They’re in a serious tie for tastiness — but which is healthier, a bowl of spaghetti or few slices of pizza? Find out which cheesy, carb-y wonder has the most redeeming value in this (tomato-spattered) showdown between pasta and pie!

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Pantry Raid! 10 Healthy Ingredient Swaps

by in Uncategorized, February 17, 2014

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Which ingredients to choose — and which to lose? Here’s a quick guide to revamping the pantry and sizing up other common kitchen staples.

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Food Fight: Cappuccino vs. Latte!

by in Uncategorized, February 8, 2014

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Cappuccino and latte! Both have their merits: One is a delicious cup of frothy bliss, the other a warm mug of milk-tastic goodness. But which one is the healthier pick? There’s only one way to find out: Get these beverages in the boxing ring! Click play on the video above to watch these caffeinated cups go toe-to-toe (or would that be joe-to-joe?), and find out which coffee contender has the best perks.

Food Fight!: Smoothie vs. Juice

by in Uncategorized, January 12, 2014

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Which is the healthier pick, a blended smoothie or a refreshing juice? These two drinks battle it out in the latest food fight!

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Better-For-You Baked Ziti

by in Uncategorized, January 9, 2014

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Baked ziti is a comfort food staple. But with loads of full-fat ricotta, mozzarella and sometimes even sour cream too, one serving can rack up the calories and saturated fat.

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Steamed Dumplings Made Healthier

by in Uncategorized, January 5, 2014

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Steamed dumplings are steamed, so they’re healthy, right? Not always.

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Spaghetti Carbonara (Minus the Heavy Cream)

by in Uncategorized, December 29, 2013

 

spaghetti carbonara

A little like bacon and eggs with spaghetti instead of toast, this classic Italian dish is as simple as it is decadent. The traditional recipe is made with cured pork jowl (guanciale) or bacon. And although some recipes call for cream, true carbonara contains none.

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Vegan Peppermint-Cookie Ice Cream

by in Uncategorized, December 21, 2013

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‘Tis the season for all things peppermint! This festive vegan ice cream is rich and creamy (thanks to coconut milk) yet refreshingly cool from the pop of peppermint.

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Season’s Eating! How to Navigate the Holiday Buffet

by in Uncategorized, December 15, 2013

shrimp cocktail For many of us, holiday overeating is a tradition, a ritual that leads to weight gain, not to mention enormous guilt. The good news is, there are plenty of wise food choices at most soirees, so you can enjoy the revelry, nosh on great food, and still feel great in the morning. Here are some strategies to help you navigate any party spread.

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