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Dishing Up the Best Ingredients for a Healthy Lifestyle
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Recipe Rescue: Beef Stroganoff

Posted by Leia Flure - Main Dishes

Beef stroganoff over egg noodles - comforting, creamy, and just right for a chilly night. But this rich dish can pack in over 700 calories and almost an entire day's worth of fat! Read on to see how you can still enjoy this yummy beef and noodle classic as part of a balanced diet! (Scroll to the bottom of the post for a printable PDF version of the recipe)...

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Detoxing the Myths of Cleanse Diets

Cleanses and detox diets take many shapes and forms, but are similar in that they claim to remove toxins from the body and cause drastic weight loss. Many people even report high levels of energy and euphoria as well as feeling more spiritual overall. Sounds good, right?...

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Healthy How-To: Lox

Growing up in a Jewish home, it wasn't Sunday without bagels, lox, and cream cheese. I really don't know why the sandwich is a consistent part of American Jewish culture, but I can say with absolute certainty that it makes a really yummy breakfast (and also brunch or dinner). A bagel with cream cheese is great by itself, but lox makes it fantastic . So fantastic th...

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Recipe Rescue: Hot Chocolate

Much of the country has been in a deep freeze since we kicked off 2015. Clearly, only one thing can make this situation better. Yes, I'm talking about hot chocolate. There's nothing better than sipping from a steaming mug of cocoa. Forget pre-mixed packets or spending 5 bucks at a coffee shop. Make DIY hot cocoa mix at home for a treat that'll warm you up, satisfy your chocolate craving, and even...

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Stay on Track with DIY Freezer Meals

Now that the holidays are behind us, several people have asked if I've made any New Year's health resolutions. The answer – of course – is of course I have. I'm no different from anyone else; I, the dietitian, put on a few pounds in the past month. Unfortunately, knowledge by itself is not enough to prevent weight gain during the holidays or any time of year, for that matter....

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Rainbow Stuffed Peppers

Posted by Leia Flure - Main Dishes

Brighten up your table with colorful and nutritious stuffed peppers! These are sure to fill you up, with 19g of protein and 3g of dietary fiber for only 250 calories. Plus, 270% of your daily vitamin C and 60% of your vitamin A! Watch me prepare Stuffed Peppers on WC...

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