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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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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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It’s Pumpkin Time!

Have you seen them? The pumpkins are here! Pumpkin patches are popping up everywhere. Pumpkins, gourds, and winter squashes have made their official arrival into the marketplace. It’s definitely starting to feel a lot like the holiday season is upon … Continue reading

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Jewish New Year Tsimmes Recipe

Tonight at sunset, Rosh Hashanah – the Jewish New Year – begins. The word Rosh means “head” and Shana means “year” which translates to the “head of the year”. Just like the traditional new year that celebrated on January 1st, … Continue reading

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Puffy Apple Pancake

Cereal and milk can get so boring. Plus, most of them are full of sugar and don’t even fill you up. Yes, even though Lucky Charms or Cap’n Crunch may taste delicious, these choices are not the right way to … Continue reading

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Black Bean Tostada Burgers

We love veggie burgers! We’ve tried most of them out there. Some are really good, some – not so much. What we look for in a veggie burger is flavor and texture. It has to really sing with spices and … Continue reading

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Home Remedies for Digestive Issues

Who doesn’t suffer from some sort of digestive problem? Gas, constipation, bloating, heartburn, “gurgling” sounds in your gut. You name it, we’ve experienced some or all of these at some point. It’s annoying and uncomfortable. Over-the-counter products don’t really work. So, what … Continue reading

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Shirataki Noodles

WHAT ARE THEY? Shirataki noodles are a low-calorie, low-carb Japanese-style noodle. They aren’t made like traditional pasta (durum wheat) or rice noodles. Instead, they are made from konjac flour, which comes from the roots of the yam-like Konjac plant grown … Continue reading

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Smoothie 101

Smoothies. Those fruity, refreshing, icy-cold beverages that just scream, “summer.” But if you buy the ones at the market or from the local smoothie shoppe, you could be taking in far more calories than you bargained for. And on top … Continue reading

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Strawberry Fields Forever

Oh those little red jewels of summer! Strawberries. Sweet and juicy, we fight off our kids to stake our claim when we bring them home from the farmer’s market.  Who knew that something so delicious could be so good for you? … Continue reading

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