Endless Nutty Possibilities

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Nuts make great snacks — they’re delicious, they’re convenient to carry, and thanks to the fact that most varieties of nuts are mostly fat and protein, nuts are one of the most satisfying foods on the planet. But there is something better than plain nuts: DIY seasoned nuts! I say DIY because most commercially seasoned […]

Super Snacks for Super Bowl and Sundays

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Super-Savory Snacking Call it a snack or a condiment; enjoy it by the spoonful or use it as a topping on everything from chicken to soup. This herb-spiced, lemony olive-and-walnut sauté is simple to make, yet is remarkably savory. I like to use Aleppo pepper when I make this, but you can swap out Aleppo […]

5 Foods That Fight Cancer

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Want to eat your way to cancer prevention? Eating the right foods can help. Experts at the American Institute for Cancer Research estimate about one-third of the 1.4 million cancers that occur every year in the United States could be prevented, in part, by making healthier food choices. Very Berry Protection Against Skin Cancer Berries […]

Recipes of the Week: Chocolate, Beans and Tortillas, Oh My!

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Afternoon Snack Recipe: Healthy Crunchy Crispy Snack Beans Have you heard? Beans are underappreciated superfoods! Chockfull of fiber and protein, beans are also filled with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants–plus, they’ve been show to actually lower cholesterol and triglyceride levels. And they can be so good. I loved this recipe (and its very descriptive title) for […]

Send Us Your Favorite Holiday Recipes To Be Featured On ASKinyourface.com!

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Attention ASK readers – this time we need your help! This year as Thanksgiving quickly approaches, we are looking for your tried and true recipes to add to the ASK In Your Face Thanksgiving Holiday Cookbook that will be posted right here on the website. All you have to do is send in your recipes […]

Healthy Tailgating Recipes

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It is that time of the year: football season. You bundle up in your favorite team’s gear, head to the stadium, drink and laugh with friends. With football season, comes the best part…tailgating! This of course brings yummy snacks. What do you do when you volunteer to bring food and have no clue? Here are […]

Transforming A Cheese Plate Into A Scone

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Sweet and savory have always been the ying and yang of the food world. Any self-respecting cheese plate, for example, is going to offer a few sweet tidbits of fruit alongside the salty cheeses. Nuts often go hand-in-hand with fruit, too – even though nuts aren’t as salty as your typical cheese, the rich, full […]

Two Healthy Snacks: Kale Chips & Apple-Peanut Butter Sandwiches

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I wanted to share with you a clever recipe I saw on the Whole Foods Market website for a creative snack or even lunch: 1 large apple (granny smith or red of your choice) sliced in solid l/2″ thick circles like a disc; 2 Tablespoons of peanut or almond butter, divided;  dried cranberries or low […]

Snacking 101: Sustaining Energy And Health

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For those who have ever been on a diet, the idea of snacking may seem taboo, right up there with equally punishable behaviours like eating deep fried foods, white flour, and decadent desserts. But contrary to conventional thinking, research has shown that snacking is not only a healthy habit to adopt, but also a necessary […]

“What’s For Fitness Today?” Tip #16 – Prepare Yourself For A Day Of Being A Goddess!

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April 16, 2011 Tip #16 Tomorrow our tip will be all about pampering yourself, but today is all about being a goddess and being good to yourself! We are bringing you a few recipes for health and delicious meals and snacks, relaxing exercise tips, and ways to enjoy nature and the most important person…you! Move, […]