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Green Is the New Red for Valentine’s Day

Homemade dark chocolate hearts are a great way to say “I love you” without having to waste paper on the box. Happy green Valentine!

Whole Wheat Potato Gnocchi with Kale and Red Onions

Whole Wheat Potato Gnocchi with Kale and Red Onions

This whole wheat potato gnocchi is a great meatless alternative for dinner parties or a Thanksgiving feast. Whole grain pasta provides plenty of dietary fiber and kale and red onions supply lots of vitamins and minerals.

Holiday Cookies: Grandma’s Recipe Rocks the House!

A childhood favorite, Grandma’s honey-sweetened holiday cookies have become a new family tradition.

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Pumpkin Coconut Soup

This vegetarian pumpkin soup blends traditional pumpkin flavor with the tropical taste of coconut. A festive color and elegant texture make it a great holiday dish with high nutritional value.

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Easy Vanilla Nut Cookies

For as long as I can remember, vanilla nut cookies were our family holiday staple regardless of the occasion. They always tasted delicious and never lasted too long on the table.

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Sunday Pound Cake with Cacao

This version of pound cake uses much less sugar and butter; adding cacao powder gives it a richer flavor–perfect for a Sunday coffee break.

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Healthy Thanksgiving Feast Additions

Our roasted Brussels sprouts side dish, savory pasta and kale sauté and a new twist on traditional pumpkin pie may be just the answer to the “What should I bring?” dilemma.

Healthy Thanksgiving Feast Additions

Roasted Brussels Sprouts on the Stalk

In addition to being rich in many valuable nutrients, clusters of roasted Brussels sprouts on the stalk make a festive addition to a holiday meal.

Healthy Thanksgiving Feast Additions

Easy Pumpkin Pie with Granola Crust

This healthier version of the American classic has a whole grain granola-based crust. Because who doesn’t love pumpkin pie?

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Easy Fresh Fruit Pies

Fruit pies are a proven winner when it comes to getting kids to eat fresh fruit.

Kids and Halloween

Green Halloween and Healthy Trick-or-Treat Alternatives

Halloween is a perfect time to teach children about making healthy choices.

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3 Teeth-Friendly Recipes for Your Family

Healthy teeth are crucial, there is no denying that, and the sooner you start with proper dental care, the better. However, many products once deemed acceptable for oral health have been proven with the advancement of science to actually dematerialize the health of teeth. Surely this does not necessarily make this food bad or to […]

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Tropical Avocado Dish with Chicken and Sweet Plantains

This dish was inspired by the traditional Puertorican jibaro meal and combined with other tropical flavors-sweet plantains and avocados.

Fresh Summer Salad and a Massage for Mom

Our massage therapist friend Cynthia joins us for an easy-to-prepare Thai-spiced fruit and veggie salad and some pro tips on how to relieve aching muscles at home or on the go.

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Avocado Dip on the Go

This version of traditional guacamole can be made with only five ingredients and in less than ten minutes.