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New Uses for Leafy Greens

Saturday, June 29, 2013 14:00 Comments Off on New Uses for Leafy Greens

The health benefits of leafy greens are numerous and to eat more of them you’ll have to think beyond kale chips and sauteed spinach.

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The Worst People For Your Diet

Friday, June 28, 2013 14:00 Comments Off on The Worst People For Your Diet

Every dieter has to deal with people in their lives who make healthy eating difficult; your best defense is to be prepared.

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New Study: Kids Eat More Veggies With Dip

Wednesday, June 26, 2013 16:00 Comments Off on New Study: Kids Eat More Veggies With Dip

A new study found that serving kids vegetables along with dip leads to munching on more veggies.

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2 Day Diet: Is That Really Enough?

Tuesday, June 25, 2013 18:09 Comments Off on 2 Day Diet: Is That Really Enough?

The 2-Day Diet is simple: For two consecutive days each week you follow a calorie-controlled diet. The rest of the week you will eat a healthy Mediterranean diet.

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What Really Makes You Fat: Bacon or a Bagel?

Wednesday, June 12, 2013 19:23 Comments Off on What Really Makes You Fat: Bacon or a Bagel?

What really makes a person fat? fat or carbs -or- is it a bit more complicated?

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Prancercise Your Way to a Great Body!

Friday, May 31, 2013 15:45 Comments Off on Prancercise Your Way to a Great Body!

Will you be joining the Prancercise fitness revolution?

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The Kitchen – a sacred space

Tuesday, March 19, 2013 17:56 Comments Off on The Kitchen – a sacred space

One of our favorite quotes here at Food411 goes like this: “it is not what is on the table that matters but who is in the chairs” Our Chef Silva has written a beautiful article about the kitchen being a sacred space which further defines the connection of food, family and friends. It really is […]

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A Festive Holiday Salad from our Chef Silvia

Thursday, December 20, 2012 18:45 Comments Off on A Festive Holiday Salad from our Chef Silvia

” I can’t think of anything I want more of this holiday season than compassion and forgiveness. The more I have, the more I have to give. The supply is infinite so I don’t have to worry that there isn’t enough and these gifts have a way of changing everything.” Silvia A Holiday Salad I […]

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A Festive Holiday Salad from our Chef Silvia

Thursday, December 20, 2012 18:45 Comments Off on A Festive Holiday Salad from our Chef Silvia

” I can’t think of anything I want more of this holiday season than compassion and forgiveness. The more I have, the more I have to give. The supply is infinite so I don’t have to worry that there isn’t enough and these gifts have a way of changing everything.” Silvia A Holiday Salad I […]

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How to keep fruit and vegetables fresh

Tuesday, November 27, 2012 14:18 Comments Off on How to keep fruit and vegetables fresh

We all know that a diet rich in fresh fruit and vegetables is ideal for good health.  However, it is not always easy to store fruit and vegetables correctly to prolong their life and keep them fresh for the maximum time.  We’ve all had soggy lettuces, bruised peaches and mouldy carrots lurking at the bottom of the refrigerator.  Here is a guide on how to store your fresh produce to prolong its life and avoid food wastage. Remember that the time that fresh fruit lasts will […]

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