Summer Salad of the Week: Thai-Style Melon & Beef Salad

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We give this Thai-style beef salad a sweet twist by adding thin matchsticks of melon to the mix. Firm orange- or pale green-fleshed melon is equally good. The saltiness of the fish sauce helps to balance the sweetness of the melon. Makes: 6 servings, about 2 cups each Active Time: 40 minutes Total Time: 40 […]

Dr. Oz Reveals How to Rev Up Your Metabolism All Day Long

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A good friend in her late 30s was recently telling me about her struggle to lose the five pounds she’d put on last winter. It wasn’t unusual for her to gain a little weight during the holidays, she said, but in years past, it would melt off by spring. This year was different. She was […]

10 Healthy Reasons to Eat Chili

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Chili has long been thought of as a greasy, fat filled meal that no health conscious person would be caught eating. Not so anymore. Chili has become a wonderful dish full of healthy nutrients for your body, and it definitely fits into today’s healthy diets. The top 10 healthy reasons for eating a bowl of […]

Giving Baked Potatoes A Second Chance

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The next time you bake potatoes, you might want to toss a few extra spuds in the oven, because you can do a lot with the leftovers.  And you don’t have to slather your taters with canned mushroom soup to make them flavorful, either – you can combine the mashed innards with a quick vegetable […]