Healthy Lunch Ideas for Every Appetite

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Do you work in a sea of office building with not a lunch counter in sight? Or maybe you’re just trying to save a buck. No matter, at FBE we know what a challenge it is to brown bag it, but taking your lunch to work is one of the best ways to take …
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Five-Minute Gluten-Free French Toast in a Mug

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It's been awhile since I made my five-minute chocolate-chip pumpkin muffin in a mug recipe, but the other day, I had a big ol' hankering for French toast and thought to myself, I wonder if I could mugify* those flavors, too ... (*Mugify: a verb, …
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Fun Time Summertime Salad

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Lately, I’ve been on mission of sorts. I’ve bombarded you with cooking videos, seasonal ingredients and supermarket secrets, all in the name of good eats. My goal: to encourage everyone to get in that kitchen and learn to cook! But today, I’m …
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What the Heck Is Gnudi?

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I thought I’d seen and made it all --- rigatoni alla carbonara, lasagne di carciofi, crespelle alla fiorentina --- you know, all the great Italian recipes. But right there in my new Italian cookbook was a recipe for gnudi. Gnudi? What?? A search …
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Paleo Pad Thai

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When I lived in Lawrence, Kansas, there was this little Thai joint that had the BEST pad thai. A totally unique spot, Thai Siam is in an old Subway location --- with the bright yellow tabletops and all. And although they're not exactly known for …
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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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