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Break These Bad Heart-Health Habits

Break These Bad Heart-Health Habits

The month of February is typically associated with heart-shaped boxes of chocolate, red roses and sappy cards filled with poetry. It’s a time to remind your significant other how they have touched your heart. But it’s also a good time to ...
Soft & Chewy Quinoa-Lucuma Cookies

Soft & Chewy Quinoa-Lucuma Cookies

Why waste time on white sugar when safer  sweeteners make cookies just as craveable? Here’s a new one to try: lucuma. From a tropical superfruit native to Peru, this off-white powder is packed with vitamins and minerals, with a naturally sweet, ...
No-Bake Almond Butter-Cacao Bites

No-Bake Almond Butter-Cacao Bites

Sometimes “just a bite” is enough to silence a sweet tooth or tide you over until your next meal. That’s when you need these quick-to-make morsels! In a matter of minutes, you can be munching on a mini-sized dessert or wholesome sna ...
Lean Green Protein Smoothie

Lean Green Protein Smoothie

Going green in 2014? Start with this sensational smoothie, teeming with healthy greens, protein-packed seeds and a scoop of creamy almond butter. Freezing veggies first means no need for ice””nothing but pure, dense nutrition and loads of fresh ...
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 ...