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Kitchen Hack: 3 Easy Ways to Sanitize your Sponge

Stay safe with these three easy ways to disinfect your sponges at home.

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5 Foods to Avoid Freezing

From leftover soup to half a pepper, you can freeze almost any food. Freezing is a great way to reduce food waste and lower your grocery bill. However, there are some foods that don’t hold up well after being defrosted.

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Pan-Seared Salmon with Horseradish Crema

Salmon is quickly pan-seared and cooked to flaky perfection then garnished with a no-fuss sauce made with horseradish, lemon and Greek yogurt.

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Citrus Shrimp Tacos

This citrus shrimp taco is a lighter, healthier version of the traditional taco.

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Hand Sanitizer vs. Hand Washing: Which Is Really Better?

You’re at a concert or at the zoo with your kids. You need to wash your hands. There is no water around, so you reach for a bottle of hand sanitizer. But how effective is hand sanitizer compared to washing your hands with soap and water?

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Mediterranean Salad

This Mediterranean salad is packed full of vegetables making it feel more like a hearty side dish than a salad.

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Strawberry & Blueberry Shortcakes

These berry shortcakes prove that a healthy and tasty dessert is possible.

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Jerk Pork Tenderloin with Pineapple Mango Salsa

Break out of your comfort zone and try this simple recipe that proves how versatile pork tenderloin can be.

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Turkey Burger Sliders with Roasted Red Pepper Aioli

This turkey burger slider is healthier yet equally as delicious take on the traditional burger.

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Kitchen Hack: Prevent Food Spoilage, Save Money

Forget the urban legends because there is one foolproof way to make food last longer. Can you guess what it is?

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Citrus Angel Food Cake with Strawberries

A homemade angel food cake that is far superior to any store-bought knockoff.

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Kitchen Hack: Don’t Waste Tomato Paste

Use this tip to save your tomato paste, save time and avoid waste.

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Curried Coconut Shrimp

Shrimp and vegetables are lightly sautéed then cooked with toasted curry powder and coconut milk to make this curried coconut shrimp.

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Frittata with Sun-Dried Tomatoes, Spinach and Feta Cheese

A perfect recipe for a weeknight dinner or a last-minute brunch, this baked egg dish is filled with sun-dried tomatoes and spinach then topped with flavorful feta cheese.

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Sautéed Bell Peppers and Onions with Cumin and Cilantro

Fresh bell peppers and onions cooked quickly over medium-high heat, then seasoned with cumin, fresh lime juice and cilantro.

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Pan-Seared Turbot Filets with Romesco Sauce

Tender fish lightly sautéed in olive oil and topped with a rustic sauce made of roasted tomatoes, red bell peppers and almonds makes the perfect, homemade dinner.

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Roasted Tomato Soup with Basil Oil

Canned tomatoes are roasted and transformed into a rich, flavorful soup then garnished with a simple homemade basil-infused olive oil.

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Apple Crostata with Walnut Streusel

Like apple pie, but with a rustic touch. Apples are tossed with cinnamon and sugar, topped with walnut streusel then baked in a free-form pie crust until golden.

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Tuna Steak Sandwiches with Honey and Sriracha Glaze & Cilantro Mayo

Pan-seared tuna topped with a sweet and spicy glaze made from honey and sriracha hot sauce then topped with a refreshing cilantro mayonnaise.

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Grilled Blueberry-Rhubarb Galette

I love baking, but in summer even the thought of turning on the oven and heating up the whole house is enough to make me start sweating. So what do you do when it's your turn to make dessert for friends?

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The 6 Types of Obesity — How Patterns Can Guide Treatment

When it comes to treating weight problems, even experts believe that similar methods can be applied almost universally. What rarely gets looked at are the differences between overweight individuals that may have led to their unhealthy weight gain in the first place.

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5 Things a Vegetarian Wants You to Know

Ever since becoming a vegetarian seven years ago, people have asked me about what it's like to abstain from meat. Many of the questions can be boiled down to, "How can you survive without eating meat?" I'm always happy to explain.

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Fennel, Strawberry and Pistachio Salad

Crunchy, sweet, tangy and fresh, this light dish is the ultimate summer side. Bring it to your next outdoor party or picnic.

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Take Better Food Photos with Your Smartphone

Want to build the personal brand of your dreams? Think visually! Gorgeous, quality food photos are a game-changer, and you can do it all with your smartphone.

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Black-Eyed Peas Deserve Year-Round Attention

Not only are black-eyed peas a nutrition powerhouse, they're also inexpensive in both canned and dry varieties. Try them in this recipe for Black-Eye Pea and Brown Rice Burgers.

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5 Reasons You Should Use a Slow Cooker in Summer

Oh baby, it's hot outside! In summer's grip, grilling is always a good answer to the question, "What's for dinner?" But it can start to get old after a while. So then what?

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What Is a Carambola? 5 Ways to Eat a Starfruit

Also known as starfruit, carambola has been cultivated in Malaysia and Asia for centuries. They provide vitamin C, potassium and fiber and are grown domestically in the southern U.S.

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Slow Down and Sip: Freshly Brewed Iced Mint Tea

My recipe for Freshly Brewed Iced Mint Tea, made with fresh mint leaves, is the perfect way to cool down on a hot summer afternoon.

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Meatless Monday for Beginners

If you’re interested in reducing your consumption of meat, but feel intimidated to start, you've come to the right place.

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Summer Socca

This street food from Italy's Ligurian Sea coast tastes like a dream. It's reminiscent of a savory pancake or crispy cracker. Even if you don't add any spices or veggies, "plain" socca doesn't taste plain at all. It's rich (though it's cheap), buttery (I can't believe it's not) and complex (but it's so easy).

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7 Signs Parents Need Help with Feeding

For every parent who thinks they have a feeding problem there must be dozens of those who think that what they do is working. However, alongside the plate of chicken and broccoli, these children also may be getting a portion of bribery, coercion, restriction and grazing.

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Celebrate Blueberries with Summertime Blueberry Salsa

This powerful little fruit contains only 80 calories per 1-cup serving, plus it is an excellent source of vitamin C (providing almost 25 percent of the daily requirement), is high in manganese (a mineral important for bone development) and is a good source of dietary fiber. And, oh yeah – their signature blue color? That’s due to powerful antioxidants that may protect against cancer, heart disease and cognitive decline.

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Does Your Internal Clock Affect Your Eating Habits?

Dietary recommendations typically focus on the quality and quantity of food rather than on when it is consumed. But emerging evidence helps illustrate the relationship between meal timing and its physiological effects.

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International Travel Tips for People with Food Allergies

For any traveler, an international getaway can quickly can turn from an adventure into a stressful encounter. For those with food allergies, there's an added layer of stress.

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Brain-Boosting Tropical Turmeric Smoothie

Turmeric provides all sorts of health benefits from its anti-inflammatory compound, curcumin. Try the earthy spice in this smoothie made with mango and coconut.

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5 Healthy Habits for Summer Days and Nights

Even as summer is full of barbecues, art fairs and outdoors events boasting delicious seasonal food, we still feel the pressure to lose weight. Quite the contradiction, right? Have no fear!

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From Love-Love to Match Point, 4 Tips for Tennis Nutrition

As a sports dietitian and wife of a tennis coach, I have seen poor nutrition plans have a direct impact on performance. Here are 4 tips for improving your tennis game through nutrition.

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How to Plan a Farmers Market Demo

Last year, I was part of a team of registered dietitian nutritionists who conducted monthly culinary demonstrations at my local farmers market. If you're thinking of starting your own farmers market demos, planning is key. Here's what our group did.

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Wheat Has Not Changed

Recent bestselling books convinced readers that modern wheat is responsible for every ailment from diabetes to weight gain to arthritis to asthma. But what if wheat hasn't really changed at all?

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Summer Corn and Herb Salad with Feta

I love corn in summer salads paired with other veggies and herbs. This salad is fresh, vibrant and just slightly sweet. Perfect for a handheld party app. Or skip the leaves and serve out of a bowl as a side dish.

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Watermelon-Tomato Gazpacho

The refreshing twist on the Spanish cold soup makes a delicious amuse-bouche served in shot glasses, appetizer served in small tumblers or main dish served with some whole wheat crostini.

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