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Super Shrimp Cocktail

It’s seafood time! Here’s a fantastic recipe that’s easy to make and so good for you. The shrimp provides lean, clean protein; the avocado gives you anti-inflammatory monounsaturated fat; the veggies and cilantro are full of antioxidants; and the spicy jalapeno fuels … Continue reading

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Tandoori Vegetables and Tofu

It’s time to introduce another vegetarian dish! This week, we’re going international and getting inspired by the tasty and healthy cuisine of India. Tandoori is one of the most popular dishes on Indian food menu. The dish is traditionally prepares … 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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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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Fresh and Fruity

Spring and Summer are our favorite seasons as it’s when the best fruits are available. Produce stands at markets and farmer’s market stalls are brimming with so many colors of the rainbow. Super sweet strawberries, gem-like apricots, luscious mangoes, and … Continue reading

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Supplements – The Good, the Bad, and the Uncertain

More than half of all U.S. adults are popping pills – vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and herbs – in the hopes that it will cure what ails them. But will these supplements actually help them lose weight, reduce blood pressure, lower … Continue reading

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Red, White, and Blue Mini Tarts

No meal would be complete without dessert. And on the 4th of July, which is just a few days away, your dessert should proudly boast the colors of the American flag. So, we here at U Rock Girl have come up … Continue reading

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Summer Soup

On a hot summer day, you need something to cool you down. If you’re like us, you want something that’s quick to fix, won’t heat up the kitchen, and will keep you bathing suit-ready. A nice bowl of chilled soup that’s … Continue reading

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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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Are You in a Food Rut?

Do you find yourself eating the same things, day after day? Is it because you like the predictability of routine or because you just don’t know how or what to cook? If you are struggling with your weight, have low … Continue reading

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