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Craving Stew? Try this One, Featuring Buckwheat

It’s winter, the time for heartier fare. If you’re wondering what to eat, this lima buckwheat stew has you covered. Possibly as many as half the U.S. population are deficient in magnesium, a mineral essential to the health of your bones, nervous system, and cardiovascular system. Buckwheat, a gluten-free seed related to rhubarb, is a great natural […]

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Let's crack a pomegranate. Not only does this fruit boast a delightful flavor, it also offers amazing health benefits.

Let’s Crack a Pomegranate

Pomegranate season is upon us! When I was a child, I spent fall vacation at my aunt Susu’s in Alexandria, Egypt. She lived on the fourth floor of a 1940s apartment complex near the ocean. Every day peddlers guided their donkey-drawn carts through the neighborhood streets, loudly advertising the fruits and vegetables they had for sale. […]

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The World’s Quickest Chocolate Mousse

As you know, I am on Dr. Joel Fuhrman’s six-week weight loss plan. For the next five weeks this means no animal products, no processed foods or added sugars, hardly any grains or starchy roots, but lots of fruits, vegetables, and legumes. You’d think that this regimen prevents you from enjoying dessert, but I found a way of […]

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Make Your Own Swiss Muesli Mix

Having a hard time deciding what to eat first thing in the morning? I’ve got you covered. Not a morning person myself, I want a breakfast that is not only healthy and yummy, but also super-easy to prepare. Muesli, a cereal concoction popular in Switzerland and southern Germany, is just that.

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