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What Does the Box Say?

A Guide to Reading Food Nutrition Labels

Sometimes, it feels as if the simple act of reading a food label is as complicated as getting an advanced chemistry degree. What’s the most important number to look at? Calories? Fat? And what about those… Read more »

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5 Cool Things To Make With Yams

You have to admit: yams are pretty freakin’ cool. Not only are these bright orange (sometimes yellow and purple) nuggets nutritious and packed with stuff you need like potassium and Vitamin B6, but they can help you reduce blood pressure and your risk of heart disease. Plus, their slow-release complex carbohydrates and fiber fill you up without making your pants too tight.… Read more »

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How to Make the Perfect Breakfast for Mom

There’s no better gift for a busy mom than a little extra sleep, so why not surprise her with a leisurely breakfast in bed? Here’s everything you’ll need to “wow” her this Sunday:… Read more »

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Cookin’ with Beats

Matching music to your mood and food

If you’re like me, you love listening to great music in the kitchen while you prepare great food. Let’s face it, cooking sometimes feels like a chore if you’re not in the right mood. Matching your music to the meal you’re cooking, your state of mind, and even to the time of day and the weather… Read more »

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5 Easy and Healthy Ways to Save Time in the Kitchen

When there aren’t enough hours in the day, it’s easy to make choices you might regret in the name of convenience. Whether that’s putting off laundry day and going commando, or grabbing a bag of chips because you didn’t have time to pack a lunch, the convenience monster comes in many forms.

While no one’s noticing that breeze down below except you, too many chip grabs can come back to haunt you in more ways than one. The good… Read more »

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Common Cravings and Better Choices

Some people are haunted by gummy bears, while others have permanent French-fry brain. Then there are those of us who aren’t quite human until we have a creamy, sugary cup of joe. Whatever cravings lurk in the back of your mind ready to pounce at any moment, it’s comforting to know alternative choices are out there to help you… Read more »

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Pass on the Salt: Try These Flavorful Salt Alternatives Instead!

There’s no doubt that a dash of salt enhances the flavor of your food, but there’s also no doubt that too many dashes can be bad for your health. If you’re a salt fiend, I’ve got some tips to help you enhance flavor without sending your sodium through the roof… Read more »