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Go Time: 8 of the Best Family Vacations for Spring and Summer

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UPDATED June 13th, 2018 It’s spring! Finally! And while this warmer, sunnier and more cheerful season is a welcomed change from winter for many people across the country, it also comes with its own challenges, like planning the best family…
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Mediterranean Diet Tips with a Baked Salmon Recipe

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Updated April 23, 2018 THE FUSS ABOUT THE MEDITERRANEAN DIET The Mediterranean Diet is nothing new, yet it has been all over the Internet lately. And when a trend like that resurfaces overnight, I can’t help but wonder if it really is…
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10 Rainbow Chard Recipe Ideas to Brighten Up the Table

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UPDATED June 17th, 2017 If you’re sick of your plain old broccoli and you’re over the kale trend, then you need some rainbow chard recipe idea pronto. After all, half the battle of making a satisfying meal is preparing a dish that looks…
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8 Quinoa Flour Recipes that will Make Your Forget Bread

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UPDATED June 17th, 2017 These days it seems like everyone is trying to minimize his or her gluten intake. Whether you are allergic to gluten or you are simply trying to be more gluten-aware and maintain a healthy diet, the good news is that…
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Leeks on Fleek: 10 Killer Recipes to Try Now

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If you’re over onions, you’re not totally fond of garlic and you’re looking for a new way to give your recipes a little boost, then it’s about time you fell in love with leeks. This veggie, which belongs to the Allium genus, has a…
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Pasta Who? Cooking Spaghetti Squash to the Rescue

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Cooking spaghetti squash will make any dish appear gourmet and its super easy to make. It’s harvested in the early fall and is available in markets throughout the winter and spring. With its oblong shape and pale yellow shell, be sure to…
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Diet Check With Squash & Egg Salad Recipe

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The New Year is upon on us and we’re all in a frenzy to lose the weight we’ve packed on since Thanksgiving. I know I am. Those buñuelos, flans, fruitcakes and turrones didn’t seem too bad when they’re melting in our mouths. But, in…
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Spring: Sautéed Scallions with Mushrooms

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Editor’s Note: Scallions are in season and they’re a great springtime treat! Scallions are a lighter version of the onion, making them milder and sweeter to the palate. They aren’t overwhelming and don’t overshadow other ingredients…
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The Lighter Side: Tuna Ceviche (Ceviche de Atún)

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This is a simple and delicious recipe. Perfect for two as an appetizer! Ceviches are part of the national cuisines of many countries in Latin America and this recipe is a traditional Mexican one.  CEVICHE SECRETS The key is a good fish…
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The Lighter Side: Asian Cooking Tips

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One of my favorite Asian restaurants serves delicious lettuce wraps. The crispy lettuce, the warm chicken with the Asian glaze, and the water chestnut crunch makes it a delicious meal. I don’t frequent the restaurant often, since it’s…