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Japanese Yam Chips: Healthy Alternative to Potatoes!

Sometimes even the healthiest of eaters miss the things they used to eat before they cleaned up their diets. That’s true for us, anyway. Both my husband and daughter react negatively to good old fashioned potatoes. You heard that right. No mashed potatoes at Thanksgiving; no French fries or potato chips. So, we’ve cleaned up …

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Pumpkin Spice Muffins: Gluten-Free, Vegan, Whole-Grain

I’m going to go out on a limb and suggest we rename this season “Pumpkin-Fall.” And if you’re anything like me and want delicious pumpkin-flavored treats year-round, we can also rename Winter, “Snowy Pumpkins” and Spring, “Blooming Pumpkins.” What about Summer, you ask? I want to hear what you think we should call it. That …

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Carrot Cake for Everyone (Even for People Who Think They Don’t Like It)

I’ve never been a fan of carrot cake. It may be because it goes against one of my core values, which is not to mix vegetables with dessert. I’m no scientist, but I’m pretty sure there’s a separate compartment in our bellies for All Things Sweet, and anything healthy in there simply contaminates it. But …

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