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Quinoa buffalo bites are a fun, meatless appetizer

Quinoa is a grain rich in fiber, iron and protein. It’s commonly used as a meat substitute in vegetarian or vegan meals, but it can also be a great way to cut back on meat in your grocery bill as … Continue reading

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Want to eat healthier? Try seeing the glass as half-full

When my stomach rumbles around 3:00 pm, I often struggle to reach for an apple instead of a cookie. Despite knowing the advantages of choosing a piece of fruit over a baked good, I’m still tempted by the call of … Continue reading

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Easy, affordable ways to add vegetables to my diet

I’m not much for vegetables. I like them and all, but when it comes to snacks, I prefer cheese or nuts, maybe even carbs. And meals are hardly just a salad for me. A rule in our house is that … Continue reading

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Get your fill of seafood with affordable, healthy fish cakes

Browsing the seafood case at the local supermarket can be overwhelming for some people. All those fish eyes looking back at shoppers can have people wondering if they even know how to prepare them for dinner. But getting past your … Continue reading

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How to make multigrain croutons

Healthy living reporter Leigh Zaleski shows us how to make croutons that won’t ruin your diet.

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Homemade baked sweet potato chips

The new gig at work is certainly helping me in my strive to live a more fit life. I’ve been logging my workouts and still eating what I want, but watching my portions and trying to make healthier substitutions when … Continue reading

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‘C’ is for healthy(ish) pumpkin oatmeal raisin cookies

Swap applesauce in for oil and use a tad less sugar to make these vegan treats part of your healthy diet.

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Try this lighter version of a classic breakfast dish

Let’s get fancy. Sometimes it’s nice to make your sweetheart — or yourself — a delicious, hearty breakfast to kick off your day. And it might be a way to make Valentine’s Day or any random Thursday a little more … Continue reading

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My mom’s nutritional advice

I’m in West Palm Beach, Florida this week, visiting my mom. I am lucky that I have the kind of job where I can work remotely on occasion so I come down here about 4 times a year.  My mom … Continue reading

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Cheesy spaghetti squash tastes (almost) like the real thing

Originally, I was pretty skeptical about spaghetti squash. Pasta is one thing that’s hard for me to give up when I’m cutting calories.  I was pretty sure it couldn’t be replaced. Then, the other day, I came across this recipe … Continue reading

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