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  • Roasted Olive Oil Tomatoes

    roasted tomatoes

    My love for tomatoes is no secret. Aside from their numerous health benefits, tomatoes are incredibly versatile. Tomatoes are a great source of lycopene, an antioxidant superstar.  Lycopene is particularly beneficial for cardiovascular health......

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  • 6 Delicious and Healthy Summer Snacks

    healthy snack ideas for you and your family

    Since the school year has wound down, routine has gone out the window. My kids go from 3 healthy meals and 2 snacks per day to continuous grazing, thanks to a mostly......

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  • Easy Bean Salad

    easy bean salad

    Whenever I need a dish for a summer potluck, I make this bean salad. It is easy to make, inexpensive, and actually tastes better the next day, so you can make it ahead of time. It also......

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  • My Longevity Plans for 2021

    positive thinking can contribute to longevity

    Rethinking aging? I am!

    This summer, give your body a boost by focusing on these smart longevity plays and my “anti-aging rules of thumb."

    Positive Thinking

    I’ll say it again: “The thought becomes the......

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  • Snack Today: Green Pea Guacamole

    green pea guacamole

    After a cold, dark winter, there’s nothing more refreshing than the taste of fresh spring greens – from snap peas to petit pois, from baby lettuce to asparagus – to launch you into the spirit......

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  • 5 Reasons to Eat More Brussel Sprouts

    Brussels sprouts

    Brussels sprouts are very polarizing. Either you love them or you hate them. I am team love them, so I don’t need much convincing to eat these little orbs of goodness. But, if you are not a fan,......

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  • Snack Today: Roasted Chickpeas

    roasted chickpeas

    Chickpeas, also known as garbanzo beans, are so versatile that they can be added to nearly everything from soups, stews and chilis, to pastas, salads and wraps. Chickpeas are also nutritional powerhouses, chock-full of protein, fiber, and a variety of......

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  • Lunch Today: Mixed Greens and Quinoa Salad

    mixed greens

    We had some beautiful weather last week and it felt like spring! Once the weather turns from frigid to warm, I tend to eat fewer soups and stews and start enjoying lighter, fresh salads. 

    This salad is full of......

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  • Snack Today: Edamame and Cilantro Spread

    green dip

    This delicious spread is just as healthy as its vibrant color would suggest. Using antioxidant-rich ingredients found in your kitchen, you will be surprised at how many ways you can use it. Not only can it be used......

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  • Recipe of the Week: Hoppin’ John

    hoppin johnFood for Life instructor Tammy Robertson, RN, BSN, shares a delicious recipe for Hoppin’ John!

    This February, the Physicians Committee’s Recipe of the Week gets a takeover!......

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