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In Praise of the Oh-So-Amazing Gooseberry

I just love berries! Not only are they sweet and delicious, but they are loaded with healthful antioxidants, vitamin A, vitamin C and fiber. Soon we’ll be heading into prime berry season.

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Chicken Fajitas

Fajitas are a perfect party or family food because they can be assembled by your diners and the ingredients can be kept hot for an hour or two in a chafing dish. I use three different colors of bell pepper … Continue reading

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Deviled Eggs–Lightened Up!

Deviled Eggs – Lightened Up! Deviled eggs are everyone’s favorite party appetizer but loaded with mayonnaise, can be a caloric bomb. Lighten up a classic treat by subbing mayo for protein-packed low-fat Greek yogurt,

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Dark Chocolate Mousse

 Dark Chocolate Mousse It’s hard to imagine, but this tofu version of a chocolate mousse offers the same satisfaction as its richer, less healthy sibling. Contributed by my colleague

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Chia Seed Pudding

Chia Seed Pudding Chia has gained recent popularity for good reason; these little seeds are nutrient powerhouses–high in protein, fiber and anti-inflammatory omega-3 fatty acid alpha-linolenic acid (ALA). Including chia seeds in your diet can deliver a healthy breakfast or … Continue reading

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Almond-Blueberry Gelatin Parfaits

Almond-Blueberry Gelatin Parfaits The flavors and colors of the almond and blueberry gelatins play off each other beautifully in this dessert. Blueberries rank very high in their ability to fight free oxygen radicals that damage cells. They also contain vitamin … Continue reading

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Velvety Vegan Chocolate Mousse

Velvety Vegan Chocolate Mousse Chocolatey, rich mousse is a perfect dessert for Valentine’s Day or any time of the year, really. Heart-healthy compounds abound in cocoa, so a lightened-up, vegan version of this classic recipe will benefit you and the … Continue reading

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Feeling Your Breakfast Oats with New Flavor

  Coconut Chai Oatmeal Lighten up your oatmeal and create a new breakfast ritual with flavorful chai and coconut blended with nutritious whole oats. If you think that whole rolled oats take too

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Stir-Fry Korean Glass Noodles

Stir-Fry Korean Glass Noodles Korean glass noodles are made from sweet potato starch. Gluten-free and low-calorie, they have a springy texture and a neutral flavor.

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Kale-Cashew Pesto

Kale-Cashew Pesto Cashews are a sweet nut that helps to balance the sharpness of kale. I use Tuscan kale, which is mild and tender. It’s also called lacinato kale, black kale, or cavolo nero. This pesto is wonderful tossed with … Continue reading

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