Recipes of the Week: Lemon Squares, Cheesecake and other Yummy Treats!

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DIY Cream Cheese Makes the Freshest Cheesecakes! If you’ve ever been to one of my culinary/health talks or have spent much time hanging out in my online kitchen, you know I’m forever singing the praises of plain whole-milk Greek yogurt. Why? For many reasons. It has one-quarter the sugar of low-fat flavored yogurt, for one […]

Recipes of the Week: Breakfast Brownies, Healthy Dressing & More!

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An Omelet for Any Meal Our favorite foods are all about contrasts: sweet flavors make savory flavors more savory, soft textures emphasize crunchiness, and the visual appeal of different shapes adds to the “yum!” factor. In this omelet, the umami-rich, savory bacon is the perfect foil for the slightly sweet peas, just as the creamy […]

Warming Up Your Fall with Roasted Greens

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For sheer ease of elegance, you can’t beat roasted veggies. Grilling is another great way to concentrate their flavor, but now that we’re moving into a less-sun-and-more-chill time of year, roasting veggies in the oven (or anything else, for that matter) is more appealing than standing outside in the rain tending to a grill. Unless […]

Spring Green = Delicious Soup

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It’s almost summer, things are finally green, and I’m actually excited about mowing the lawn again.  It’s a lot better than shoveling snow! Or mopping the basement floor with an old towel when the heavy early-spring rains hit and you get water in places you don’t want to get water.  Hot summer days sound pretty […]

Five Ways To Sneak More Vegetables Into Your Diet

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We all need to eat more vegetables…yes, even you. Here are some tips on how to sneak more vegetables into your dishes. You’ll be surprised at how many you can sneak in and how they will improve your dishes. 1. Add spinach into everything Spinach is really good for you. It contain a significant source of iron, as […]