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Lentil, Kale & Sausage Soup

There is nothing more enjoyable than a hearty bowl of soup for dinner when the weather is cool and I am craving comfort food. I am on a bit...

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Post Training Chocolate Milk

Dear Christy, The gym my daughter frequents for gymnastics has been putting a lot of emphasis on eating after practice and also suggesting chocolate milk. I did not think...

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Reaching A Plateau In Weight Loss

Dear Christy, I have been trying to lose 30 pounds and when I first started the weight came off well and things seemed to be going well but now...

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Sautéed Beans With Spicy Sun-Dried Tomatoes

One of my favorite vegetables of every summer season are beans, whether they be fresh shelling beans, regular every day green or yellow string beans, or these big fat,...

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Roasted Beet Salad With Walnuts & Goat Cheese

Although I enjoy the flavor of all roasted vegetables, I find roasting beets in their skins is the best way to cook them as it brings out their natural...

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Roasted Tomato, Fennel, & Onion Soup

When the end of harvest rolls around I always know I’ll be looking for ways to use up the baskets of fresh, ripe tomatoes we pick from our garden....

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Farmer’s Market Salad

  When we left Italy to return to North America for the winter last year, the one thing I knew I really was going to miss were the local...

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Strawberry Spinach Salad

During strawberry season here in Florida, everywhere you turn you come across lush, ripe Plant City strawberries. I buy them frequently when they are in season as unfortunately the...