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The best pasta-less lasagna recipe

I self-identify as a pasta connoisseur, and I say this is the best lasagna I’ve ever had. I make this recipe about every other week, it’s that good. The best part? It’s low carb, using zucchini as noodles. Don’t like zucchini? Try it anyway, it’s so good you don’t even have to like vegetables to enjoy it.

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Better your breakfast with some easy swaps

What’s your go-to breakfast option? Maybe it’s a doughnut or other sweet pastry. Puffed colorful cereal with milk? Or perhaps you’re someone who opts for nothing at all.

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Pods of protein: Edamame in two ways

I love sushi. It’s one of my favorite foods on planet Earth, and if I could, I’d probably eat it once a day. While exploring this love for sushi, I was introduced to the perfect little snack that is edamame.

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Anatomy of a Salad

If you’re a Simpson’s fan you may remember Homer taunting Lisa, an avid vegetarian, with the chant “You don’t win friends with salad.” Well, if you’re trying to make friends with your waistline, salad can either be a Godsend or a calorie bomb. It all depends on the anatomy of YOUR salad.

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Healthy recipes from YDR staff

Here are the recipes YDR staff submitted in our healthy snack contest.

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Meatout Mondays: Vegan sausage cheese balls

The holiday parties have begun, and so begin the many ideas I have for dishes to make. I never know what to bring to a party: Something simple, easy to transport but adventurous and delicious at the same time. Pinterest … Continue reading

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Wellness Wrap 7/19/13: Beat the heat; Healthy no-bake summer dishes; Cholesterol levels stopped falling

The weekly Wellness Wrap provides links to recent health and fitness news and lists events that will help you stay fit during the weekend. Check back every Friday morning. Have an interesting health or fitness-related link or event to share? … Continue reading

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Meatout Mondays: Fruity lentils

A bag of lentils can go a long way, but sometimes you need to make more than bean burgers, Try fruity lentils from Alicia Silverstone’s “The Kind Diet.”

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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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