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Healthy Grocery List For Singles

Healthy Grocery List For Singles   As a single person, feeding yourself may be a challenge. Getting yourself motivated to begin considering something besides a pre made TV dinner box can be daunting. Regular-sized food packages at the supermarket are … Continue reading

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B.E.D. or Binge Eating Disorder

Binge Eating Disorder  is a real medical condition – Binge-eating disorder is a serious eating disorder in which you frequently consume unusually large amounts of food. Almost everyone overeats on occasion, such as having seconds or thirds of a holiday … Continue reading

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Diabetes and Whole Wheat Bread

 There is a lot of confusion as to where bread fits into a healthy diet. For most us, there are few foods more comforting than bread. Fluffy biscuits, crusty baguettes, flaky croissants… even a simple slice of toast topped with … Continue reading

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How to Cut Calories in your Thanksgiving Dinner? Part 1

Thanksgiving is all about abundance or, often, overabundance. But it doesn’t have to be that way. With healthy updates to classic dishes, the Thanksgiving recipes showcased here use high-impact flavors like fresh herbs, spices and seasonal fruits and vegetables to … Continue reading

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Gourmet Grilled Cheese- A twist

Gourmet Grilled Cheese     Serves 4 Ingredients: 8 slices wholegrain bread 1 pound marinated mozzarella cheese (store-bought or homemade*), sliced 2 tomatoes, diced 1-2 cloves garlic, peeled and crushed 3-4 tablespoons butter Directions: Heat butter in a large pan … Continue reading

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Pork: Good or Bad? Myths or Facts?

We stirred up some controversy recently when we included pork on our list of energy-boosting foods. Some of you questioned whether it was healthy or safe to eat. So you can make your own decision, we thought we’d share pork’s … Continue reading

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Pesto Shrimp

Grilled Pesto Shrimp (makes about 4 servings) Ingredients: 2 pounds extra large or jumbo shrimp, peeled (tails left on), and deveined 6 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 cup basil leaves 2 large garlic cloves, roughly chopped 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 … Continue reading

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Chicken Wraps in Lettuce

Skip the bread, buns, tortillas, and pitas – and say hello to lettuce instead. For this flavor-packed recipe, we’re using lettuce to make nice little pockets for chicken with an Asian flair. What’s one of the best things about this … Continue reading

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Healthy Shrimp Scampi

A tasty low carb recipe: Easy & Healthy Shrimp Scampi Ingredients: 4 tsp olive oil 1 1/4 pounds med raw shrimp, peeled and deveined (tails left on) 6-8 garlic cloves, minced 1/2 cup low sodium chicken broth 1/2 cup dry … Continue reading

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Avocado and Feta Salad

Avocado and Feta Salad   (Serves about four people) Ingredients: 1 cucumber, cut lengthwise and then into slices 1-1/2 ounces crumbled feta 1 clove of garlic, minced 2 avocados, peeled, pitted, and diced into bite-size chunks 2 teaspoons lemon juice … Continue reading

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