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The Skinny on Oils

Contributed by Margaret Ruth Olson Trying to wiggle into your skinny jeans? Drinking a couple of teaspoons of olive oil in your morning coffee may be the trick. Despite its bad reputation for packing on the pounds, oil (the good kind), if consumed properly, can help lower cholesterol, fight inflammation, protect the nervous system and [...]

 

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BBQ'ing this Weekend? Eat THESE Bites with Benefits Recipes

 
 

Food isn’t just for the purpose of filling and fattening you up. Every ingredient has a benefit. I call them Bites with Benefits. Here are a few of my faves when it comes to a BBQ! Tomato, Basil, Onion Salad (no cheese) Ingredients: Tomatoes- cut, sliced, chunked… however you like to feel it in your [...]

 

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100 Calorie "Miracle Noodle" Recipe

 
 

I am slightly obsessed with “Miracle Noodles.” How exactly they make noodles that have zero calories, fat, and carbs, I have no idea, but I am kind of going crazy for them. Ok… so they have pretty much no flavor on their own, but so what, it’s not like you’re eating them on their own- [...]

 

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A Super-Simple Valentine’s Meal to Make His Heart Melt

contributed by Alana Littler This Valentine’s Day, make your man’s heart melt with a meal that will have him hooked on you faster than you can introduce him as your new flame. These two simple recipes are so delicious, he’ll think you’ve been simmering and slaving all day.  1 meal, 2 pots, hey…he may even [...]

 

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Breakfast! Quinoa, Cucumber, Avocado, plus Green Tea

 
 

I am slightly obsessed with this breakfast. I get excited about it the night before. And it’s SO easy to make! Plus you make it once and you have it for 4 days- total Quickie! Bites w/Benefits Ingredients: -Quinoa (packed with protein, fiber, magnesium, nutrients) -Cucumber (cooling, detoxing, alkaline) -Avocado (great for the skin, healthy [...]