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7 Easy Ways to Amp Up Your Healthy Grilling

August 5, 2013
7 Easy Ways to Amp Up Your Healthy Grilling

Let's get the most from our grill while we can still enjoy dining al fresco. Here are 7 ways you can amp up your healthy grilling.
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Why You Should Try Gooseberries This Summer

May 17, 2013
Why You Should Try Gooseberries This Summer

With versatile flavors and powerful antioxidants, the gooseberry is a fruit to try while they're still in season!
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Recipe: Heart-Healthy Beef and Barley Soup

October 21, 2012
Recipe: Heart-Healthy Beef and Barley Soup

Use a fairly lean cut of grass-fed beef, such as top round, to make this dish lower in fat and higher in nutrients. Barley adds lots of cholesterol-lowering soluble fiber. Veggies add more fiber and nutrients, and you can always add extra veggies. This soup freezes well, so save leftovers for a busy night.
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Guilt-Free Comfort Food: Curried Butternut Squash Soup Recipe

October 14, 2012
Guilt-Free Comfort Food: Curried Butternut Squash Soup Recipe

This is a comfort food you don't have to feel guilty about! The turmeric in the curry powder has anti-inflammatory and brain-protecting properties, and the squash provides lots of beta-carotene. The coconut milk does make this soup rich, but the saturated fats it contains are medium-chain triglycerides, which are less likely to be stored...
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Low-Fat Apple Crisp

September 23, 2012
Low-Fat Apple Crisp

Apple crisp is an easy and delicious way to enjoy the many health benefits of apples with a lot less fat than you d get with apple pie.
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Recipe: Light and Fresh Autumn Pear Salad

September 15, 2012
Recipe: Light and Fresh Autumn Pear Salad

Pears, like their rosy cousins apples, offer an array of nutrients that benefit eyes, heart and colon. For soft, juicy pears choose Bartletts. For crisp varieties, try Bosc, Anjou or Asian.
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Recipe: Antioxidant-Rich Green Bean Salad with Feta

September 8, 2012
Recipe: Antioxidant-Rich Green Bean Salad with Feta

This super-green salad has lots of antioxidants, including lutein, beta-carotene and vitamin C, and it's a delicious way to help you rack up the seven to nine daily servings of fruits and vegetables recommended for adults.
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Recipe: High Antioxidant Black Bean Patties with Pineapple Orange Rice

September 5, 2012
Recipe: High Antioxidant Black Bean Patties with Pineapple Orange Rice

black bean patties This vegetarian meal is quick, easy and satisfying. Black beans are high in antioxidants. For a more savory rice, you can add some minced red onion and saute with the pineapple. Add a fresh green salad and enjoy!
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Recipe: Good-For-You Chocolate Cherry Clusters

August 28, 2012
Recipe: Good-For-You Chocolate Cherry Clusters

Mix whole-grain cereal with high-antioxidant chocolate, cherries and good-fat walnuts for a healthful treat.
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Antioxidant Blueberry Salad and Vinaigrette

August 22, 2012
Antioxidant Blueberry Salad and Vinaigrette

This sweet and savory salad is a fresh pick-me-up for summer or winter. The blueberries contain epicatechin, an antioxidant compound that may help to preserve brain power.
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