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Seven Layer Dip Salad

So, you have to bring a dish to an upcoming holiday party or gathering. What if you are a beginner in the art of cooking? In a rush? Completely lost on finding the perfect recipe to make? Store bought is … Continue reading

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The Good and The Bad of Alcohol

To drink or not to drink? – that is the question. With holiday parties in full swing, many find it extra festive to enjoy some eggnog, champagne, or fun “holiday” drink. While alcohol consumed in moderation can have some health … Continue reading

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Grilled Vegetable Lasagna

When you think of lasagna, you probably think of a very dense, cheesy, gooey brick of pasta, sauce, and cheese. Comfort food. Tastes good going down, but sits with you for hours like a lead balloon in your stomach. Blah. … 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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Holiday Naughty and Nice

The holidays are upon us again. Where did the year go? Did you know that the average person puts on about four to seven pounds between Halloween (candy, anyone?) and New Year’s Day? Parties, holiday meals, football games, happy hours, … 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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Not Your Momma’s Latkes!

“Hanukkah is the festival of lights. Instead of 1 day of presents, we have 8 crazy nights,” begins the famous Adam Sandler “Hanukkah Song.”  Well, Hanukkah is just around the corner, so it’s time to break out the box grater … Continue reading

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Party Food Menu

Holiday time means party time. If you’re planning on hosting a holiday party but don’t want it to wreck your waistline, here are some great menu ideas that will please all of your guests. Everything is nutritious and delicious, so … Continue reading

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Attitude of Gratitude

You thank the barista for making your coffee. And the dry cleaners when you pick up your freshly pressed clothes. And the person who holds open the door for you to the bookstore. The words “thank you” seem to roll … Continue reading

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Holiday Naughty and Nice

The holidays are upon us again. Where did the year go? Did you know that the average person puts on about seven pounds between Halloween (candy, anyone?) and New Year’s Day? Parties, holiday meals, football games, happy hours, neighborhood gatherings. … Continue reading

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