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Paleo Diet Primer: Is It Right for You?

Paleo Diet Primer: Is It Right for You?

The Paleo diet is based on the theory that our bodies haven’t significantly changed since the Stone Age. As a result, advocates say  that optimal health can be achieved  by eating the foods enjoyed by the hunter-gatherer tribes who flourished d ...
Savory White & Black Bean Soup

Savory White & Black Bean Soup

Cooking with black beans is easy””tuck them into burritos, stir them into chili, mix with a mound of rice. White beans, on the other hand, have appeal, but…how can they be used? Thanks to this recipe, you don’t need to think twice a ...
Baked Mushroom Polenta

Baked Mushroom Polenta

Meat and cheese don’t have to be the main ingredients in a casserole. This baked beauty is made with a base of gluten-free corn polenta, topped by a hearty mix of mushrooms, artichoke hearts, sundried tomatoes and kale. To make it vegan, skip t ...
What to Eat on Meatless Mondays

What to Eat on Meatless Mondays

Several years ago, a group of public health schools  backed by the  Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Center created the Monday Campaigns, designed to kick-start the week with healthy behaviors. Among those behaviors: Making Monday a da ...
Tuna & Tomato Pasta

Tuna & Tomato Pasta

Take a break from your usual mayo-smothered tuna salad sandwich lunch with this light dish made from whole grain pasta shells, cherry tomatoes and tuna tossed in olive oil and lemon juice. It’s a great way to squeeze in a serving of healthy ome ...
Hearty Lemon & Herb Bulgur

Hearty Lemon & Herb Bulgur

Common in Lebanese cuisine (think tabbouleh), bulgur is made from parboiled, dried and cracked wheat berries. This easy, flavorful bulgur recipe makes a perfect side dish, but is filling enough to be the main course. ...