Oven-Roasted Corn on the Cob

IngredientsNutrition SERVINGS 6-8 UNITS US 6ears corn on the cob, in their husks (Or however many will fit in your oven.) water, to rinse them Directions Preheat oven to 350°F. Rinse ears. Place corn cobs directly on middle rack in ...

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Thick Chocolate Pudding

Ingredients SERVINGS 4 UNITS US 1⁄3cup sugar 1⁄4cup cocoa 3tablespoons cornstarch 1⁄8teaspoon salt 2cups skim milk 1teaspoon vanilla extract Directions In a 2-qt. microwave-safe bowl, combine the first four ingredients. Stir in milk until smooth. Microwave, uncovered on high for ...

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Why You’ll Never Get ‘Toned’

The next time you’re standing next to a magazine rack, glance at the headlines. I can guarantee you’ll come across more than one cover that promises exercises to “tone” your arms, legs, abs and more. And it’s not just magazines: ...

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10 Power Foods to Maximize Your Workouts

It’s easy to envy the chiseled, uber-lean physiques of professional athletes and assume they subsist on protein powders, energy bars or other supplements to maintain their competition-ready shapes. But as a sports nutritionist who’s worked with numerous elite-level athletes including ...

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Restaurant Teriyaki Sauce

Ingredients YIELD 1 1/2cups, approx. UNITS US 1⁄4cup soy sauce 1cup water 1⁄2teaspoon ground ginger 1⁄4teaspoon garlic powder 5tablespoons packed brown sugar 1 -2tablespoon honey 2tablespoons cornstarch 1⁄4cup cold water   Mix all but cornstarch and 1/4c water in a ...

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Creamy Garlic Penne Pasta

Ingredients SERVINGS 6-8 UNITS US 1(1 lb) box penne or 1 (1 lb) box penne rigate, cooked as directed, drained and kept hot 2tablespoons butter or 2 tablespoons margarine 2garlic cloves, minced 2tablespoons flour 3⁄4cup chicken broth or 3⁄4 cup ...

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Chicken Noodle Soup

Ingredients Ingredients SERVINGS 6 UNITS US 2teaspoons butter 1cup sliced celery 1cup chopped carrot 1⁄2cup chopped onion 1⁄2teaspoon thyme 1teaspoon poultry seasoning 2(32 ounce) containersand 1 can chicken broth (14 ounce) 2teaspoons chicken bouillon 8ounces egg noodles 2cups cooked chicken ...

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The Best Ever Waffles

Ingredients SERVINGS 6-8 UNITS US 1 1⁄3cups flour 4teaspoons baking powder 1⁄2teaspoon salt 2tablespoons sugar 2eggs, separated 1⁄2cup butter, melted 1 3⁄4cups milk Directions In a large mixing bowl, whisk together all dry ingredients. Separate the eggs, adding the yolks ...

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Do You Really Need to Exercise to Lose Weight?

Can you lose weight without exercising? Plenty of sweat-averse dieters out there sure hope so. And who hasn’t heard that whole “weight loss is 80 percent diet, 20 percent exercise” stat? Experts anything but agree on the actual split, but ...

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The 6 Best Yoga Poses for Fat Loss

When I finished my strenuous athletic career, I was injured and in pain. My normal workout regimen of high-intensity, high-impact exercise was no longer an option. My health quickly started to diminish and, before I knew it, I was 40 ...

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