Recipes

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Make: Cheesy Stuffed Portobello Parmigiano

Looking for a gluten-, sugar- and meat-free dish that’ll keep you full till morning? Keep reading. This meal came together for me in about a […]

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Make: Peanut Chicken and Honey-Lime Slaw

At school we do a mini-unit on meal planning, which my students usually find to be, well, less than exciting. Every year I plead with […]

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The Checkup: 56 Ways to Healthify a Hamburger

• Happy unofficial start of summer, everyone! If you didn’t get your fill of fresh-grilled hamburgers over the weekend, may I point you toward these […]

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Kale, Shmale: 10 New Things to Add to Your Morning Smoothie

1. Aloe True story: I was at lunch a few weeks back with Dave Magrogan, the owner of Harvest Seasonal Grill in Glen Mills and […]

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Make: Date, Peanut Butter and Coconut Smoothie

Although detox juices have their place, I much prefer a smoothie. Since you blend whole foods—skin, seeds, the whole kit-and-kaboodle—the end result is much more […]

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12 New Things to Grill This Summer

Okay, okay, so summer doesn’t officially arrive for a few weeks, but that hasn’t stopped me from breaking out the grill, oh, eight or nine […]

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12 Deliciously Low-Cal Cocktails for Cinco de Mayo

The Cadillac Rio Margarita via Shape A twist on the classic margarita, the Cadillac Rio incorporates one part orange liqueur to give the tequila-heavy drink […]

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Make: Super Yummy 146-Calorie Banana-Chocolate Cake

In an ideal world, I would have a healthy baked good on my kitchen counter at all times. That way I could snack on something […]

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My Big Fat Greek Recipe List: 50 Healthy Greek Yogurt Recipes

Okay, so this whole Greek yogurt trend is seriously blowing up. Not only are the variations of the creamy concoction starting to outnumber the traditional […]

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10 Underrated Veggies You Should Absolutely Be Eating

Everyone knows that veggies are important to a balanced diet, but it can be pretty easy to fall into the same routine—broccoli, carrots, rinse, repeat. […]

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Easy Lunch Recipe: White Bean Tuna Salad

When you read the title on this post, I hope you didn’t imagine the typical mayo-drenched  tuna salad you begged your mom not to pack […]

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Make: Gluten-Free Fluffernutter-Chocolate Cupcakes (with Quinoa!)

If you follow Be Well on Instagram, you know I sampled these cupcakes over the weekend. My friend Abby—yes, of last summer’s Project Revamp acclaim—made […]

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12 Deliciously Easy Protein (Yes, Protein) Ice Cream Recipes

Protein Ice Cream via BodyBuilding.com This recipe is extremely basic—with just three ingredients and five steps, you have every reason in the world to give this […]

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Make: No-Bake, Low-Cal Cherry-Almond Brownie Bites

My husband and I recently found ourselves elbow deep into an ice cream-every-night routine. I don’t know how we got there—I mean, it was technically […]

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All Hail the Chickpea!: 12 Yummy Garbanzo Bean Recipes

I amazed my friends over the weekend when I let it slip that I’ve eaten the same thing for lunch pretty much every day for […]