Easy Stove-Top Macaroni & Cheese

Ingredients SERVINGS 6 UNITS US 16ounces elbow macaroni 1⁄4cup butter 1⁄4cup flour 1⁄2teaspoon salt 1dash black pepper 2cups milk 2cups shredded cheddar cheese or 8 ounces cheddar cheese Directions Cook macaroni according to package directions. In medium saucepan, melt butter ...

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Antibiotics Screwed Up My Gut. Now What?

“Better safe than sorry” were Andrea Duclos’ famous last words. She said them to herself when accepting a prescription for antibiotics about two years ago. The now 32-year-old founder of the lifestyle blog OhDearDrea in West Palm Beach, Florida, had ...

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How To Build a Healthy Ice Pop

Who doesn’t love a cold ice pop during the summer heat? Most store-bought brands, however, are loaded with added sugar, additives, preservatives and even sugar alcohols. Luckily, you can easily make your own with wholesome, delicious ingredients. One of my ...

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Should You Eat REAL Certified Food?

Taking a trip to the grocery store these days can feel more like traveling to a foreign country than running an errand – you might need someone to translate the words and phrases on packages and food labels. Not only ...

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Which Type of Bread Is Healthiest?

You may have seen recent stories with headlines like “White Bread Just as Healthy as Whole Wheat” and come away with the feeling that food choices are inconsequential. After all, what can you believe anymore after hearing your whole life ...

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The 6 Healthiest Cocktail Ingredients

The sun is shining, the conversation is engaging and the drinks are flowing. That’s because, often, a cocktail is the perfect way to kick back and relax during the summer months – at least until you wake up feeling groggy ...

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Really Good Vegetarian Meatloaf (Really!)

Ingredients SERVINGS 4-6 UNITS US 2cups water 1teaspoon salt 1cup lentils 1small onion, diced 1cup quick-cooking oats 3⁄4cup grated cheddar cheese or 3⁄4cup swiss cheese, cheese or 3⁄4cup monterey jack cheese or 3⁄4cup American cheese 1egg, beaten 4 1⁄2ounces spaghetti ...

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Chicken Tikka Masala

Ingredients SERVINGS 4 UNITS US 1 1⁄2lbs boneless skinless chicken, cut in 1 inch cubes Marinade 1cup plain yogurt 2tablespoons lemon juice 2teaspoons ground cumin 2teaspoons ground red pepper 2teaspoons black pepper 1teaspoon cinnamon 1teaspoon salt 1piece minced ginger (1-inch ...

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Best Grape Salad

Ingredients SERVINGS 15 UNITS US 2lbs green seedless grapes 2lbs red seedless grapes 8ounces sour cream 8ounces cream cheese, softened 1⁄2cup granulated sugar 1teaspoon vanilla extract, to taste Directions Wash and stem grapes. Set aside. Mix sour cream, cream cheese, ...

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Roasted Asparagus

Ingredients SERVINGS 4 UNITS US 1lb asparagus 1 1⁄2tablespoons olive oil 1⁄2teaspoon kosher salt (or 1/4 teaspoon regular table salt) Directions Preheat oven to 425°F. Cut off the woody bottom part of the asparagus spears and discard. With a vegetable ...

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