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Sesame Greens Smoothie

Sesame Greens Smoothie

Not everyone has a sweet tooth. Maybe yours is just on vacation. Either way, a fresh greens smoothie hits the spot when you want to sip something nourishing without overloading your taste buds with sugary-fruity flavor. Sesame seeds are naturally nut ...
5 Tips to Stay ‘Regular’ Naturally

5 Tips to Stay ‘Regular’ Naturally

Eating a healthy diet and getting regular exercise is paramount to good digestion. However, sometimes things go awry and people need a little extra help to maintain regularity. You may be surprised to learn that you should have a bowel movement every ...
Spinana Pancakes with Homemade Strawberry Syrup

Spinana Pancakes with Homemade Strawberry Syrup

Parents with picky kids know: feeding them vegetables can be about as easy as…bedtime after a birthday party. Here’s an easy way to sneak in a serving of leafy greens. These “spinana” pancakes combine a cup of spinach with soft bananas, sweet cinnamo ...
Banana-Flax Muffins

Banana-Flax Muffins

If you dread dry,  bland diet breakfast food (fiber cereal, anyone?), these moist muffins will make mornings happy again. With just 136 calories and  a single gram of fat, they’re a light, sweet start to the day or a deliciously guilt-free mid- ...
3 Easy Ways to “Health-ify” Meals

3 Easy Ways to “Health-ify” Meals

Recipe books by the dozens have been written about how to sneak healthy ingredients into your recipes ““ undetected. I prefer a slightly different approach, in that I get true joy out of watching my kids’ faces turn purple when I tell the ...
5 Ways to Get More Omega-3s

5 Ways to Get More Omega-3s

Interest in omega-3s continues to grow, and for good reason. Omega-3–an essential fatty acid found in algae and certain fatty fish, such as salmon, sardines and cod–has been scientifically associated with impressive benefits. These includ ...
Flax Jacks for Mac

Flax Jacks for Mac

Pancakes are a special Saturday or Sunday morning treat for families too busy to fuss with “homemade” on hectic weekday mornings. This recipe lets you enjoy a stack without the junk that fills frozen or “quick mix” varieties ...