Not Bored with the Gourd: 10 Squash Recipes to Cook this Summer

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UPDATED June 1st, 2018 June is here so it's time to start thinking about new summer squash recipes! The main difference between summer and winter squash is that you can eat every part of the summer squash. The most commonly used varieties…

Eat Your Colors! Healthy Orange Foods to Improve Your Diet

UPDATED March 26th, 2018 This is the first in a series of articles showing how you can eat better and more nutritiously just by thinking COLOR! If you match fruits and vegetables to each color of the color wheel, you’ll automatically get…

Cozy Encounters: 14 Butternut Squash Recipes that will Make you Feel Right

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Autumn is here and so is the season for both decorative and edible gourds. Queen among them is the butternut squash, which, as its name suggests, lends a buttery and nutty flavor to dishes. This flesh-colored, pear-shaped squash is tough to…
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Diet Check With Squash & Egg Salad Recipe

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…

How to Throw a Healthy Holiday Party

The holidays are supposed to be a time of joy and connection; for eating, drinking, and being merry. Yet, many of us feel stressed and overwhelmed just by thinking about the holidays. So here are some tips with a healthy spin to end this year…

Weekend Cooking: Hearty Soups of Winter

Hearty soups are a way of life and can easily deliver all the goodness and nutrition your body needs. A good bowl of soup can be a meal in itself—whole and complete. I have cycles where I crave and literally eat only soup. I listen to my…
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Jill's Favorite Calabasita (Zucchini Recipe)

Like most kids, corn has been one of my favorite vegetables ever since I was little. This zucchini recipe is something our nana used to make all the time. I think it may have been her way of getting me to eat something other than just corn—and…