Five-Day Healthy Meal Plan

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Meal-planning ideas come easy to me. I’m a planner by nature; the food industry is my profession and I simply love to cook. For those who desperately strive to create nutritious fare but still struggle to put a healthy meal plan together --- I …
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Sunday’s Finest Buttermilk Oven-Fried Chicken Recipe

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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

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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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Comforting Vegan Cauliflower Soup Recipe

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Fall and winter weather calls for warm and comforting soups and stews, which, in many cases, means lots of extra calories. But that doesn't need to be the case! With the right mix of ingredients, you can get a filling chowder that's packed with …
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Healthy Spring Rolls with Jalapeño Pesto

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I know I'm in the minority here, but when I think comfort food, I think "Thai." Yes, I know: most people turn to lasagna or mashed potatoes, but I turn to curry and spring rolls --- the spicier, the better! The Thai restaurant at the end of my …
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The Mini Me Meatloaf

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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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The Spud Gets Fancy: How to Make an Accordion Potato

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The potato may be one of the most versatile veggies, but unfortunately it is one of the most ugly. There’s a purple variety that might turn a few head, but the majority have ashen pockmarked, often dirty, lackluster skin. But still, we love …
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