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How to Make Epic Smoothies at Home

Submitted by admin on Mon, 08/20/2018 - 09:08
Smoothies are refreshing and delicious. And most of the time, they're also super-healthy. The best way to guarantee you're drinking a healthy smoothie and not a milkshake in disguise is to make them at home. Not only do you get to control the ingredients, but also the cost (those fancy-smoothie-shop trips can add up). Whether your goal is to eat breakfast more often, get some fruit and vegetable servings in the morning or eat healthier in general, this guide to making smoothies at home will help get you there.

9 Vegetables You Can Eat as Dessert

Submitted by admin on Tue, 08/14/2018 - 11:10

I'm not typically a sneaky chef. I'm lucky that, so far, my daughter eats the same food at dinner that my husband and I are eating. She loves "crazy" stuff like beets, parsnips and rutabaga. That being said, she'd choose a sweet treat over veggies any day, like most kids her age. So I'm not adverse to sneaking more veggies in where she least expects it—dessert. And, let's face it: a little extra veg couldn't hurt the grownups either.

Here are 9 ways you can turn vegetables into dessert:

Healthy 5-Minute Breakfast Sandwiches to Make and Take Along

Submitted by admin on Thu, 07/19/2018 - 13:11

Breakfast often gets the short end in the morning dash out the door. But skipping breakfast primes your brain to seek out high-calorie foods and means you’ll eat more later. While you probably know a breakfast sandwich from a fast-food chain isn’t a great option either, you’d be surprised by just how unhealthy it can be. A recent study published in the Canadian Journal of Cardiology found that eating even one typical fast-food breakfast sandwich can actually change how your arteries perform.

How to Make Dried Apples and Apple Chips in the Oven

Submitted by admin on Fri, 07/06/2018 - 13:41

It's easy to make dried apples and their crispier cousins, apple chips, at home in your oven without a food dehydrator.


Here’s how to do it in a home oven:

1. Position racks in the upper and lower thirds of oven; preheat to 200°F. Line 2 large baking sheets with parchment paper.

2. Combine 4 cups water and 1/2 cup lemon juice in a medium bowl. (The lemon juice helps prevent browning.)