Recipes

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Make: Bright and Colorful Mexican Quinoa Stew

We’re right around that time when the itch for spring is palpable. At school, the kids are wearing shorts (even though it’s still 50 degrees!) […]

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19 Healthy Sauce and Salad Dressing Recipes

Let’s be honest for a second. Sometimes eating healthy can get a little, um, boring. And if you’re not careful, your meals can end up […]

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20-Minute Dinner: Low-Cal, Low-Fat Creamy Dijon Chicken

I’m usually pretty wary of the word “creamy” when it comes to food. More often than not, it signals a splurge-worthy dessert or pasta dish typically […]

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Study: Mediterranean Diet FTW—Plus, 7 Healthy Fish Recipes to Help You Eat Greek

Wow, this is pretty crazy: A large new study published on the New England Journal of Medicine’s website today found that sticking to a Mediterranean diet—that […]

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VIDEO: Adorable Toddler Shows You How To Make Vegan Red Velvet Cupcakes

Happy Valentine’s Day, Be Well Philly! Petey Rojas, the cutest (and littlest) vegan baker on Youtube, has a special Valentine’s treat for you. Does anyone […]

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Make: Barley Pilaf with Sweet Potatoes and Black Beans

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know that whole grains are good for you. While oats, wheat and now quinoa have become major […]

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Game Day Grub: 15 Healthy Alternatives to Your Favorite Super Bowl Snacks

Ah, Super Bowl Sunday—a day dedicated to watching super-fit athletes tear it up on the field while stuffing yourself silly with Cheetos and Buffalo wings. […]

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8 Healthy Make-Ahead Breakfast Recipes

I’ve done it, you’ve done it, we’ve all done it: hit the snooze button one too many times, leaving hardly any time to look presentable, let […]

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Make: The Perfect Broccoli Rabe

Maybe you come from an Italian family and broccoli rabe (pronounced “rob,” and also called rapini) is a household name for you. Perhaps you live […]

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9 Healthy Slow-Cooker Recipes You’ll Love

I don’t know about you, but 2013 has been pretty darn busy for me thus far, and spending hours in the kitchen is the last […]

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Make: Low-Cal Caramelized Pear Parfait with Greek Yogurt-Maple Cream

If you’re stuck in a winter-induced fruit rut, then please let me reintroduce you to an old friend: the pear, a truly luscious and delicious—yet […]

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EatingWell Promises You’ll Lose Weight with This Soup

I didn’t know this was a “thing,” but apparently it is: Weight Watchers has a recipe for this garden-vegetable soup—simply referred to as “The Soup” […]

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Make: Roasted Delicata Squash with Maple Drizzle

Maybe for you it’s the festive décor. Or it could be the white twinkle lights, stockings tacked to the mantle, or even the annual party […]

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19 Recipes for a Healthier Holiday Cocktail Party

Small Bites & Appetizers Creamy Baba Ganoush Eggplant Dip If you feel ho-hum about hummus, try baba ganoush, a close cousin of hummus made with […]

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Make: Low-Cal Pumpkin Mini-Cupcakes with Greek Yogurt-Maple Frosting

Folks, we’ve officially entered party season. If you’re a regular Be Well Philly reader, I’m assuming you (like me) feel a twinge of apprehension tainting […]