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5 Healthy Alternatives to Rice Cereal

5 Healthy Alternatives to Rice Cereal

Iron-fortified rice cereal has been the recommended “baby’s first food” for decades. It can be introduced as an extremely liquefied paste, making it an easy transition from breastmilk or formula, and then thickened as baby develops. It’s also seen as ...
Omega Madness

Omega Madness

I know I’m always raving about this herb or that antioxidant, and trust me—the people in my circles who unwaveringly believe in modern medicine give me a very hard time, demanding a double-blind study before daring to trust that some measly little pl ...
Coconut-Avocado Smoothie

Coconut-Avocado Smoothie

It’s a fact: your body needs fat. Not the kind packed into a pile of cheese fries, a deep dish pizza or triple-fudge brownie sundae, though. Healthy fats, found in nature’s perfect foods—nuts and seeds, fish, olives, soybeans—are nourishing and essen ...
Colorful Pasta Salad (Vegan & Gluten Free)

Colorful Pasta Salad (Vegan & Gluten Free)

Full of playful, colorful hues and free of gluten, this flavorful and nutritious pasta salad is the perfect (easy!) way to wow your friends and family at the next potluck, picnic or backyard party.  Make a big batch to share or enjoy throughout the w ...
Lobster Guacamole

Lobster Guacamole

Loaded guacamole likely brings to mind chunky tomatoes, spicy jalapenos and fresh cilantro bulking up a creamy mashed avocado dip. Unless you live in New England, like me, lobster’s probably not on your list of occasional creative add-ins. But believ ...
Coconut-Topped Tropical Fruit Salad

Coconut-Topped Tropical Fruit Salad

Cakes, cookies and cobblers are all fine desserts, but for something a little lighter that’s just as sweet (and more nutritious), throw together a simple fruit salad. This refreshing mix is made with mango, papaya, and the surprise addition of avocad ...
Spicy Avocado-Horseradish Spread

Spicy Avocado-Horseradish Spread

If you’re in the mood for mild, move on. This recipe is for the more adventurous sandwich maker, craving a kicked-up spread to slather on in place of boring butter or bland mayonnaise. It starts subdued, with a creamy mashed avocado and a splash of f ...