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The Warming Experience Of Baked Apples With Ice Cream

Swirls of cinnamon fill the kitchen on a cool evening as you bake fresh sweet apples to eat with cool and creamy ice cream. It sets you back into a nostalgic feeling of warm and cozy nights with the family eating apple pie, as you settle on the couch with a blanket to enjoy the …

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My Weekly Health Tidbits: Creative Meal Planning With Legumes

Anyone who is eating a plant based diet knows that legumes (beans, string beans, lentils, peanuts, etc) can be a big part of their protein sources along with being a good source of fiber to keep them full. However it is possible to eventually get bored of the same ways of making meals with legumes …

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Curried Lentil and Quinoa Blend Soup

I love the idea of soups and also love making them because of how simple they are to make. Throwing everything into one pot and making very little mess is every cooks dream. I like to have lentil soup on occasion, and one night I originally wanted to make a lentil salad with quinoa, but …

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Nutrition News: Mice Staying Thin On A Fatty Diet?

Finding new nutrition news and research has always been interesting to me even before my academic career at college. It is always a treat for me to read about the latest technology or experiments that have been done to help figure out things about the body. The faculty of Health and Medical Sciences at the …

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My Weekly Health Tidbits: Is Brown Rice The Better Choice?

Looking at the title, you may have already made your decision or believe that it is obvious that brown rice is the better choice for your health. In many ways you would be correct, since white rice is refined and has the bran and germ taken out of it. This reduces its nutrient and fiber …

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Making Take-out Chinese Food At Home: Healthier Vegetable Fried Rice

Take out Chinese food can be a comfort to many people but if you are someone who wants to (or has to) stay away from all the excess salt, sugar and fat that is in the take out food, then you can make healthy options at home. When you are at home you can control …

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My Weekly Health Tidbits: The Mouth Puckering Cranberry

Cranberries. The tart and sweet fruit that many Americans have come to love on Thanksgiving Day. However, there is more to this unique fruit than meets the eye and they are full of antioxidants. I originally did not know much about cranberries or where they had come from, but they are quite a special fruit …

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Baking In The Kitchen: Fresh Cranberry Scones For Mom

Mother's Day is coming up and those commercials and advertisements never cease to make people feel pressured to get something super special for their mothers on one particular day. Each day can be mother's day and a time to appreciate your mother and the time you have spent with her. Bonding with her in the …

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Is The Plant-Based Impossible Foods Burger A Gimmick Or A Good Idea?

Hey everyone! I had an idea about giving my opinions and thoughts on new food 'trends' and ideas people are coming up with in the kitchen. Since it is such a modern age of time now and everyone seems to be exploring options for plant based foods, I found it interesting that there have been …

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Playing With Pasta: Roasted Garlic And Veggie Pasta With Lemon

I try not to have pasta dishes too often, but if I want to splurge and enjoy some carbs then I would like to have a 'fancy' pasta dish at home. The best thing about pasta is that it can take on any flavor and have a variety of things added to it. You can …

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