Need a New Grilling Recipe? Make Kofta!

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By this time of the year, your outdoor cooking adventures might start to have that "been there, done that" feel. If you’ve had your fill of hamburgers and brats, it’s time to get a little inspiration for your outdoor entertaining from another part of …
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Yes, You Can Cook, Dammit!

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I love Jenn’s FBG post about complaining. It has a "no guts, no glory" theme, with the gist of the piece being that those who do not try, do not succeed. Which brings me to the subject at hand --- cooking. Each of us is a little different. A lower …
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Freakin’ Delicious and Gluten-Free Slow Cooker Moroccan Chicken

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  I am in LOVE with my slow cooker. And, my fellow fit foodies, this recipe for Slow Cooker Moroccan Chicken with Chopped Almonds, Apricots and Cauliflower Couscous from best-selling cookbook author and blogger Danielle Walker from Against All …
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Hot Weather, Cold Soup

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Summer is perfect soup weather. Cold soup, that is. I love those warm weather big ass salads as much as the next girl, but when the temperature really begins to rise, nothing satisfies like a refreshing bowl of chilled soup. Many are of the …
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Grow Sweet Basil and Make Avocado Basil Pesto!

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Few endeavors are as rewarding as gardening. It provides exercise and a reason to get outdoors --- not to mention gardening has been proven to help folks de-stress, teaches patience and provides better sleep; it saves money on the food bill, plus it …
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A Healthy Burger for Your Barbecue

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We're never one to feel guilty about eating anything, but this weekend does kind of kick off the unofficial start of summer, which also unofficially kicks off the start of barbecue season. Which means there will be burgers and brats and grill-outs …
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Easy Cinco de Mayo Recipe: Quesadillas!

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Let’s celebrate; it’s Cinco de Mayo! Not that you really need a reason to chow down on a protein- and/or veggie-filled quesadilla, but if you are of a mind to commemorate Mexico’s 1862 victory against France, here are a couple of easy Cinco de …
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