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Fresh Garden Veggie Omelet

Fresh Garden Veggie Omelet

When you’re trying to lose weight, skipping breakfast might seem like the right shortcut to shed pounds. Just a few hours “˜til lunch””you can make it, right? But missing the most important meal of the day makes it more likely you&# ...
Grilled Portobello Mushrooms

Grilled Portobello Mushrooms

Veggie burgers are great on the grill, but if they’re unwrapped from a package, you’re still eating processed food. Try grilling up thick, meaty portobello mushrooms instead. This “real food” recipe requires only a light brush ...
Coconut Grilled Eggplant

Coconut Grilled Eggplant

Get your grill ready for the big get-together with a recipe that’s perfect for your vegetarian guests. Thick-sliced eggplant is tossed with a mixture of sweet honey, olive oil and coconut flakes then grilled until tender. Serve it as a side wit ...
Paleo-Friendly Ways to Spice Up Meals

Paleo-Friendly Ways to Spice Up Meals

A boiled chicken breast, some celery sticks and half an apple. Sound tasty? Not exactly, but chances are, it sounds very familiar to many. Over two-thirds of Americans are overweight and many have tried a broad range of diets, including some that wou ...
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 ...
Getting Started on the Mediterranean Diet

Getting Started on the Mediterranean Diet

You may be familiar with a Mediterranean diet, which typically is rich in vegetables, fruit, beans, olive oil, nuts and fish. What do those foods offer your body? The veggies and fruit provide you with fiber, vitamins and minerals, while beans offer ...