Edamame Gets Exciting With This Spiced Up Edamame Recipe


Last month, I completed my first half Ironman triathlon, and let me say, the training was tough, and the race itself was (AH-MAZING! but) no piece of cake, but you know what I might have found harder than anything else? Tapering. For a solid week, I …
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Sunday’s Finest Buttermilk Oven-Fried Chicken Recipe


My last When In Rome post made us realize that comfort food doesn’t necessarily have to be congruent with heavy, greasy, "I need to take a nap" food. I've often wondered how eating something that sits like a rock in your belly and makes you feel like …
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Tuna Zoodle Mac and Cheese For Two


Yes, your prayers have been answered! Straight from the FBG kitchen a recipe for protein-packed comfort food without all the starchy carbs: Tuna Zoodle Mac and Cheese! Lose one-third of the calories by substituting zucchini squash for the traditional …
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The Mini Me Meatloaf


It's Healthy Comfort Food Week, and we're celebrating by revamping some of our favorite less-than-healthy comfort-food recipes and making them more fit bottomed! See all the Healthy Comfort Food Week posts here.   Some things, like the …
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Homemade Gluten-Free Protein Pancakes


Call ‘em pancakes, griddlecakes, hot cakes, flapjacks, or even slapjacks --- you know we’re talking breakfast! Golden brown, light and fluffy, dribbled with real maple syrup; a stack of cakes puts a smile on my face! Unfortunately most pancakes …
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The SimplyRaw Kitchen Sour Kream and Onion Dip Recipe


One of the scariest things about committing to a certain way of eating, be it Paleo, gluten-free, vegan, raw or anything else, is the idea of never eating certain foods again. Or, if you can find them in a form that meets your dietary restrictions, …
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A Macaroni and Cheese Clone Dupes the Best of Them

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How does one begin to combat a food that has been ingrained into the lives of nearly eight generations of children and is considered as American as apple pie; a product that advertisers have expertly implanted in our brain, one that conjures memories …
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Anything But the Grease: An Egg Roll Begs for Mercy


I have never been a fan of the egg roll. You start with crispy, stir-fried Asian vegetables (yum), wrap ‘em up like little packages (how cute) and then drown their ass in grease (yuck). After a good dunking you can’t even taste the fresh carrots or …
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