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…

Aw, Kale No! The Truth About Excess Kale Nutrition

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UPDATED August 1st, 2016 Now that we've all embraced this superfood, new kale nutrition facts are emerging that may make you think twice about just how much you should be eating and whether it may actually be harmful. In the past couple of…

Deconstructing Kale: 10 New Ways to Think About Kale Recipes

New year means new kale recipes to try. Unless you've been living under a very unhealthy rock, you're most likely familiar with kale, aka the super food that everyone and your mom is incorporating into their diet. Kale is loaded with nutrients…

Crazy About Mushrooms!

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This summer I learned that not even the scorching blast of desert heat can keep me away from enjoying a succulent soup. In this case, it was a hearty mushroom soup, which brought to mind my favorite mushroom recipes. My love for mushrooms…
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Make Friends With Farro: Farro Quinoa Kale Salad

Now that the dust of the holidays has settled, there is one thing on my mind—getting healthy. I want to focus my attention to salads loaded with grains and veggies. It was interesting to watch kale make such a rise in the world of healthy…