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Recipes We Love: Stuffed Sweet Dumpling Squash

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If a vegetable can be described as "cute," then sweet dumpling squash are every bit as adorable as their name. Available throughout the autumn months, sweet dumpling squash is a relatively small winter variety whose size makes them perfect for stuffing and roasting. Cut one open, and you'll find bright-orange flesh similar to that of a sweet potato but not as firm or dense.

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"Supermarket" Food You Can Make Yourself

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Author: SJ WILSON

We all know that chocolate chip cookies, spaghetti sauce, and macaroni and cheese taste better when they’re homemade. But what about all the other foods that we routinely grab off the supermarket shelf? Many of them are also easy to make.

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Food We Love: Kale

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Author: LisaFerber

A recent article in Us magazine featured a bevy of celebrities including Heidi Klum, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Jennifer Aniston, and even singing diva Bette Midler who are devoted to kale. So what is it about the leafy green that’s taken the world by storm—in particular the world of people whose careers depend on looking their best?

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Sinless Gluten-Free Apple Pie

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Author: LisaFerber

The other night a coworker and I were strolling out of our job at a late hour when she told me that instead of having a sugary snack from the vending machine when we’d hit the 10 pm mark, she elected to eat an apple instead. She said it gave her just the right amount of energy to stay focused the rest of the night and she felt good about making the choice.

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Brown Rice and Black Beans

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Author: LisaFerber

At a friend’s house this past weekend I noticed a magnesium powder with the word “calm” in the title. I thought, “Yeah, I can always use a little calm.” So when I went home, I read up on the mineral to see how I could get more of it into my diet.

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Recipes We Love: Minty Grapefruit Salad

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Author: LisaFerber

Exercise gets me into the zone of feeling appreciative of the fact that I get to have a body and be alive, and I just want to celebrate that by putting more great stuff in my system to keep the energy going.

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Food We Love: Local Produce

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Author: Seventh Generation

Vermont is a Locavore’s paradise! And we’re celebrating the bounty it provides with a new recipe series focusing on in-season produce and recipes from local farms, CSAs and specialty food producers.

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Recipes We Love: Frittata With Turnips and Olives

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Author: LisaFerber

Last week, my friend and I were taking advantage of a beautiful summer night, hanging out on his rooftop enjoying a crisp white wine and a bowl of olives. And as we lounged under the city sky, I thought how olives are such a sophisticated, adult taste that it’s no wonder I couldn’t appreciate them as a kid.

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Recipes We Love: Tomato Watermelon Salad

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Author: greenwrite

A new school year may not be far off, but our gardens are busy producing the best of summer. Here’s a beautifully simple recipe from mother nature network that lets you put the best of the season’s to very good use.

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Recipes We Love: Savory Sweet Potato Fries

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Author: LisaFerber

I’m always looking at various areas of my life and fine-tuning them as necessary. Wardrobe, health habits, how I spend my free time. And one of the things I definitely have to keep in check is my salt intake—more to the point, my sodium intake (salt is made up of about 40% sodium). If I didn’t care about my health, I could easily salt everything in front of me.

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