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12 (Unexpected) Breakfast Ideas

For the past few weeks, I’ve been experimenting with healthy breakfast recipes that have garnered a few confused stares from my skeptical roommates. Quinoa for breakfast? […]

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10 Healthy Apple Recipes for Fall

If you kept up with Be Well Philly on Facebook this weekend, you know I spent yesterday picking apples at Solebury Orchards in New Hope. […]

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Fall Cocktails: 6 Recipes Under 150 Calories

Whether your weekend plans include tailgating or apple-picking, here’s a list cool-weather cocktails that won’t break the calorie bank. Cheers, Be Wellers! Cranapple Cobbler (92 […]

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Make: High-Protein Granola

I really hate feeling hungry. On a typical day I probably eat every two to three hours to avoid the hunger ache. Busy days don’t always […]

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No Pie Here: 10 Healthy Pumpkin Recipes

I love pumpkin pie—loved it since I was seven (apparently). But now that I’m older and wiser (ha), I’ve learned that there’s so much more to […]

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Make: Pistachio and Apricot Biscotti

On the scale of cookies, traditional biscotti (meaning “twice baked” in Italian) is definitely a “healthier” choice. While you’ll certainly find sugar and eggs in […]

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15 Healthy Recipes for Your Labor Day Barbecue

If you have big BBQ plans for your day off on Monday, let us help you plan your menu. From mains to sides to drinks, […]

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Kitchen Notes: All About Eggs

I want to take a break from our usual recipe posts and laud one of my favorite eats: the egg. These little guys are an excellent […]

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8 Yummy Ways to Eat Avocados

Guacamole isn’t the only thing to make with avocados—that’s the lesson I learned a few weeks back when I made a plate of linguine tossed […]

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Make: Healthy Thai Fish Cakes with Kicked-Up Tartar Sauce

Have you ever heard someone say, “I don’t like fish—just salmon”? As a former fish-hater (now reformed), I find this pretty darn backwards. Salmon is […]

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Peaches, Please: Yummy Recipes for Your Dinner Table

First it was the fruit stands, then the supermarket, and now my fruit bowl. An army of peaches has slowly but surely conquered my kitchen, […]

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Make: Low-Fat Creamy Caesar Dressing

Summer is famous for unhealthy (but amazing) foods—huge ice cream cones, Manco and Manco’s pizza (where the heck did Mack go, anyway?), hot dogs, frozen […]

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Beating My Beet Aversion: Nine Yummy Beet Recipes

I don’t like beets. Quite frankly, I think they taste like moistened balls of dirt. But my family, like many others, is a crew of […]

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Make: Banana-Pancake Breakfast Sandwiches with Peanut Butter

I love pancakes. I crave pancakes. Every time my husband and I eat out for breakfast, I try to convince him to order pancakes while […]

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Make: 12 Healthy Recipe Ideas for Fourth of July

If you’re barbecuing tomorrow (who isn’t?) but don’t want to totally ditch your diet, we’ve got some recipes to add to your menu. Stick with […]