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The Checkup: 60 Healthy Lunch Ideas to Banish Brown-Bag Boredom

• If you bring your lunch to work every day like I do, I’m positive you could use a bit of inspiration every now and […]

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What Spaghetti Squash Tastes Like, According to a Spaghetti Squash Skeptic

The spaghetti squash had been sitting on my counter for well over a week, mocking me. I would look at it every day and think to […]

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Make-Ahead Breakfast Recipe: Baked Pumpkin Oatmeal

I know it’s trite, but isn’t it amazing how a slight shift of mindset can turn a frown upside down? Sure, the glass half-full approach […]

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Make: Creamy (Low-Cal!) Chicken and Vegetable Soup

I mentioned recently to a friend that I’d put on a few pounds and intended to use soup to shed them. She replied, “Will that […]

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How to Sneak Veggies Into Your Breakfast

Ahhhh, breakfast: the most important meal of the day (and the yummiest one, if you ask me). Even though a ho-hum bowl of cereal could do […]

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This Is the Only (Other) Quinoa Recipe You Will Ever Need

A few weeks back, I told you about the only quinoa recipe you would ever need. Well, you guys, I’m sorry to admit that I totally lied to […]

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Make: A New (Healthier!) Take on Tacos

This could be mental but I find organic ground beef to be much more flavorful than the conventional stuff. We eat it about once a […]

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This Is the Only Quinoa Recipe You Will Ever Need

If I eat something twice in the span of three days, and I do so by choice, you can pretty safely bet that whatever I […]

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The Checkup: Superfood Smoothies Guaranteed to Get You Excited for Fall

• Between Starbucks’ Pumpkin Spice Lattes, pumpkin brews hitting corner store shelves and fall squashes showing up in the Whole Foods’ aisles, there’s no denying it: The […]

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Savor the Summer: Simple Salmon and Quinoa Salad Recipe

Although the market is already showcasing early apples and some pretty stellar butternut squash, my shopping bag will be full of corn and tomatoes till […]

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How to Skip the Chipotle Lunch Lines for Good

I’m as much of a Chipotle fan as the next gal — those burrito bowls are my jam — but a regular Chipotle-for-lunch habit is […]

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MAKE: Gluten-Free Banana and Chocolate Chip Muffins

The concept of gluten-free diets has been a hot topic for years now, but I’ve never never needed to pay attention to it until recently. […]

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Make: Lighter Frozen Peach Margaritas

Moderate alcohol intake can absolutely be a part of healthy lifestyle — and thank goodness for that, because summer barbeques wouldn’t be the same without […]

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Thirsty Thursday: The Bubbly Strawberry Cocktail You Have to Try

Throughout the summer, we’ll be bringing you healthier cocktail recipes concocted by Philly craft bartender and the brain behind Spirit Forward, Dan Hamm, who believes strongly […]

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The Checkup: These Famous Athletes Posed Naked and Created the Best Gym Motivation Ever

• I know what you’re thinking: Of course they like their bodies, they’re top-ranked athletes, for cryin’ out loud! But you’d be surprised how many […]