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Make This Today: Shrimp Egg Drop Soup

March is a tricky month in Philly. We happily trade our parkas for bomber jackets only to get a blast of icy wind or even […]

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Make: The Protein-Packed Squash Soup That Will Actually Keep You Full

It’s time for an admission of guilt: I used to see the peeled, cubed, cellophane-covered packages of butternut squash and feel superior for buying mine […]

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Recipe: Make-Ahead Roasted Broccoli and White Bean Salad

Let’s talk about flexible cooking. I’ll use this recipe as an example. This can be made ahead or made to order; it’s delicious warm but […]

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MAKE: Cheesy Stuffed Acorn Squash With Quinoa and Chicken

I bought a few gorgeous acorn squash at the market and then they sat in my pull-out pantry … for, like, three weeks. I was […]

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Recipe: Thai-Inspired Coconut Chicken with Pasta (Or Zoodles!)

Have you ever perused a recipe and wondered how the specific combination of ingredients listed could possibly taste good? When that happens to me, I usually feel compelled […]

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MAKE: The Guilt-Free Muffins Guaranteed to Make Your Mornings Glorious

It really doesn’t get better for me than muffins, for several reasons: they bake all at once, they’re portable, they can be healthy, and both […]

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You Need to Make This for Dinner: Protein-Packed Meaty Minestrone

Ah, Sunday. I love you so much — why can’t there be two of you? These days, Sunday means football, fires, and soup. Giant pots […]

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MAKE: Creamy (Dairy-Free!) White Bean and Chicken Chili

I’ve always liked white chili better than red but I find that most recipes can be a bit heavy. This is a shame, really, because […]

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MAKE: No-Bake Chocolate-Peanut Butter Protein Bites

I know: These chocolate-peanut butter bites look unappealing. I probably wouldn’t make them for anything the teensiest bit elegant, i.e. baby shower, bridal shower, or brunch. What can […]

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Recipe: The 130-Calorie Make-Ahead Salad to Keep in Your Fridge at All Times

I’m all for big salads that hold up in your fridge for days. Why? Well, because if your desire for wholesome, fast food eclipses your […]

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Bake These: Chocolate-Chia-Cherry Granola Bars

Ah, bars. They call to me. Last week I had a protein bar and a bowl of ice cream for dinner. I’d been cooking all […]

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Your New Favorite Breakfast: Cinnamon Apple Overnight Oats

I never skip breakfast. This is not to say that my breakfasts are always Insta-worthy, though. In fact, the concoctions are getting weirder and weirder […]

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5 Fridge Staples of a Hungry Healthy-Food Blogger

I recently conversed with two ladies who both, in all seriousness, professed to having “forgotten to eat for a whole day.” I gaped at them […]

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Recipe: Lighter (And More Delicious!) Chicken Salad

Chicken salad is a make-ahead, crowd-pleasing healthy option for a back to school party or potluck. Do I sense some raised eyebrows? I’m not referring […]

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Make: Simple Tomato and Corn Summer Salad

Fact: If we had delicious produce at the ready all year like we do in August, healthy eating would be pure joy. During this time […]