A Soup Cleanse That’s Just Splendid

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When you hear the word "cleanse," do you immediately think of celebrities going without food for a week, subsisting on nothing but, like, lemon juice and wishes? That used to be the case for me, I'll admit, but let me tell you --- not all cleanses …
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How to Cook Perfect Rice

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Boil, cover, simmer, fluff. The instructions seem basic enough, something even a novice could handle, but the perfect pot of rice often eludes even the most accomplished cook. For the record, impeccably cooked rice should be tender (think al dente …
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Rice: The Short, Medium and Long of It

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I’m not one to pass on the carbs --- pasta, bread, rice, potatoes --- bring ‘em on! Too few of those wonderfully starchy carbs and I feel sluggish and moody. At home I enjoy rice often and (gasp) it’s not always the brown variety! Mixing it up keeps …
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Mediterranean Mason Jar Salad

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Yesterday, Luke Saunders of Farmer’s Fridge shared his secret mason jar salad tips so that you could make the perfect non-soggy mason jar salad every time, and today --- as promised --- he's sharing his Mediterranean Mason Jar Salad recipe. We cannot …
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Get Glowing With This Green Smoothie Recipe

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Want to glow from the inside out? Well, do we have the green smoothie recipe for you! Full of greens (duh), celery, herbs and fruit, it's said to be the magic pregnancy glow elixir for Kerry Washington. Pregnant or not though, it's just healthy, …
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Five-Vegetable Lentil Soup Recipe: Another Tasty Way to Enjoy Kale

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You know how our resident fresh in-season foodie expert Linda LaRue shared fun kale facts with us? Well, she's baaack! And with a crazy-good Five-Vegetable Lentil Soup recipe that has --- you guessed it --- kale in …
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Gluten-Free No-Bake Lemon Coconut Balls

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We just can't seem to get enough of the energy balls these days! And why would we? First, ball jokes. (Of course.) Second, they're no-bake and so easy to make. Third, they make for a fabulous pre- or post-workout snack. And fourth, um, deliciousness! …
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