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Four Artichoke Recipes to Enjoy

Spring has sprung! Today, we are looking at a spring food. Peak artichoke season is March through May. After that, artichokes still growing will blossom. What we think of as…

Pasta Can Be Part of Weight Loss

According to Canadian researchers, pasta is not as detrimental as we think! Using information from 30 trials with almost 2,500 participants, they performed a meta-analysis of the previously collected data.…

Is Full-fat Dairy Healthy?

For decades we were told that low-fat diets were healthier than low-carb diets. Now, popular opinion is shifting as more and more science suggests that carbohydrates are unhealthy and that…

French Fry Recipes- Minus the Carbs!

Potatoes are carb-loaded but delicious. The vegetable isn’t bad for you, in fact, they have 50 percent of your daily vitamin C goal, are higher in potassium than a banana…

You Can Eat Steak in a Heart-Healthy Way

Red meat is something many of us with heart health or cholesterol concerns cut entirely from our diet. For some people that’s no problem at all. But, for many folks,…

Four Pastry Recipes Safe to Enjoy—Savory and Sweet!

Reconciling dietary wants and health goals is hard. Some food becomes forbidden fruit that we long for and when we do give in — at parties or other special events…

What is the Pegan Diet and Would It Be Good for You?

The pegan diet is a hot new trend of 2019. But what is it and would it be good for you? Susan Selasky of the Detroit Free Press reported that…

Are Eggs Good or Bad?

Eggs have long been demonized for containing LDL cholesterol — the cholesterol labeled as bad. However, research has shown that the body’s cholesterol comes from the liver, not diet. But,…

Four Vegetarian Mediterranean Recipes to Enjoy

In early February, we looked at delicious meaty Mediterranean recipes. The Mediterranean diet — rich in healthy fats and proteins but low in processed carbs — is extolled for its…

Better-for-You Mug Cakes Ready in Minutes

Sometimes, you want a cupcake. They might seem like a great idea because they are portion controlled and smaller than a regular slice of cake. However, the average homemade cupcake…