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Falafel Pita Salad

Falafels are a Mediterranean staple food. If you’ve never had a falafel, it’s basically a fried ball of garbanzo bean puree, herbs, and spices. It is usually served in a pita bread with veggies and a yogurt sauce. We’ve taken … Continue reading

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Healthy Thanksgiving Desserts

Nothing ends off a meal like a good dessert. Even if you’re stuffed to the gills (which we hope you won’t  be), there’s always room for dessert. To keep the calories down, serve a beautiful bowl of fruit or fill a … Continue reading

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Curry Pumpkin Soup

Tis the season for all things PUMPKIN! This not-so-beautiful-on-the-outside winter squash is packed with oh-so-gorgeous-on-the-inside flavor and boasts high levels of beta-carotene and fiber for a super-skinny 49 calories a cup. We featured pumpkin in two recipes last week at our … Continue reading

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Weight Loss Myth #3

Weight Loss Myth #3: EATING AT NIGHT CAUSES WEIGHT GAIN We are sure you’ve heard this one before: “No eating after 7 p.m.”  It’s been touted by diet gurus tons of times as a sure-fire way to help you lose … Continue reading

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Kale Chips

Chips are an American favorite. Whole aisles in grocery stores are dedicated to chips- there are just so many different types (pita, potato, corn, tortilla, veggie, etc) with so many different flavors. Chips always make an appearance at parties and … Continue reading

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Is School Making your Child Fat?

Now that most kids around the country have started the new school year, it’s back to the age-old discussion – do you make their lunch or let them buy the lunch from the school’s cafeteria? Schools are supposed to comply … Continue reading

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Dining Out

Dining out is a part of our daily lifestyle.  Americans eat out nearly one out of every four meals and snacks. This can create a challenge for those people that are managing their weight.  Unlike eating at home, the ability … Continue reading

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Sensational Summer Slaw

If school isn’t in session yet, it will be soon. However, the hot summer days are still here. That means it’s time to uncover the grill and get cooking. There’s still time! Do you plan on hosting any back-to-school get-togethers … Continue reading

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Roasted Vegetable Sandwich

Do you ever get tired of eating meat day after day? Feel weighed down from having hamburgers, steak, and chicken for almost every meal? Take a break and try our roasted vegetable sandwich! We love this recipe because it’s easy … Continue reading

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Mindful Eating: Are You Aware?

Ask yourself the following – Are you a mindful eater? Do you stop when it’s meal time and put away the phone, shut off the TV, and close out the email? Are you sitting at a table (versus driving in the … Continue reading

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