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Cherry-licious!

We are so excited that we just entered cherry season! Eating fresh cherries brings back so many wonderful childhood memories of summertime – swimming, playing with friends, and of course, spitting those pits. But did you know that cherries are … Continue reading

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Asian Lettuce Wraps

We love Asian cuisine. Whenever we are in the mood for this type of food, we often go to P.F. Changs. One of our favorite things to eat at this restaurant is their vegetarian lettuce wraps. They’re so flavorful and fun … Continue reading

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Smokey Eggplant Dip

We love eggplant. We roast it. We stuff and bake it. We stir-fry it with mushrooms and onions. We also love all sorts of eggplant dips. The problem with so many of them is that they are full of fat. … Continue reading

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Let’s Do Lunch

You’ve heard it over and over again – breakfast is the most important meal of the day! So, now you make sure you eat a smart meal every morning. Congrats! Then it’s off to work or school, or a busy … Continue reading

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Celiac Disease 101

May is National Celiac Awareness Month. Approximately one in 133 people have Celiac Disease, an autoimmune condition in which the ingestion of gluten causes damage to the lining of the small intestines. Such damage causes malabsorption of nutrients as well as … Continue reading

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Is a Raw Food Diet for You?

In light of Earth Day being today, we thought we would talk about the ultimate in “green” eating – Raw Diets. We are sure many of you have heard of raw eating, and many of you have either tried it … Continue reading

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Best and Worst Foods for Your Heart

As you know, February is National Heart Month. You also know that heart disease is the #1 killer of women. High blood pressure, high cholesterol, low HDL (“good” cholesterol), high triglycerides, high LDL (“bad” cholesterol), elevated CRP (measure of inflammation … Continue reading

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Heart Health Month

Did you know that every 60 seconds a wife, mother, sister, grandmother, daughter, or friend dies from a stroke, heart attack, or other form of heart disease? Heart disease is the number one killer of women. So, what can you … Continue reading

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Ch-ch-ch Chia!

You know the cute little Chia Pets that seem to pop up every year around the holiday time? Spread the seeds, water, and watch them grow “hair” over a few short weeks. The hair is actually the sprouts of the … Continue reading

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10 Snacks Under 150 Calories

To snack or not to snack? That is the question. Our grandmother used to always say “No snacking – it will ruin  your appetite!” Sorry, grandma, we beg to differ. People who stick with the 3-meal-a-day pattern usually tend to … Continue reading

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