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Is Your Olive Oil Real? Discover How to Find Out

Is the Olive Oil in your Cabinet Real?

There was a study done at UC Davis Olive Center in 2010 that discovered that 69% of the olive oils tested were not exactly what they said they were and did not meet legal standards in the United States. Read more

3 Popular Slow Cooker Recipes You Can’t Afford To Miss

There are thousands of slow cooker dishes out there, but if you're looking for recipes that have been tried and tested, go for the ones that are popular around the world. You can adjust a fw ingredients according to your preference or add your own touch to these crock pot delights but here are 3...
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Classic Maritime Seafood Chowder

For most of us, the transition from summer to fall can be tough. Long, sunny days and trips to the beach or pool are quickly replaced by cold, dark nights spent trying to warm up. As temperatures drop, we reach for comforting heartier dishes and recipes featuring in-season produce. Read more

Mango Carrot Ginger Smoothie

A gorgeous Mexican mango was the inspiration for a flavorful, antioxidant-rich smoothie in my kitchen this week. In celebration of that particularly sunny shade of pink-orange-yellow found in mangos, carrots, and citrus fruits, I whipped up a sweet, fruity, plant-based mango, with a bite of spicy ginger. This smoothie is packed with vitamin C, vitamin...
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Nectarine and Raspberry Cobbler

Late summer fruits make a sweet dessert when baked into this tasty and colorful cobbler. Dark red raspberries contain vitamin C and compounds like ellagic acid, while golden nectarines boast carotenoid compounds. Both fruits contain cancer-protective fiber, as does the whole-grain crust it’s wrapped in. (more…)...
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Chilled Cantaloupe Soup with Mint

Our cold cantaloupe soup will soon be a summer staple. Simple, refreshing and oh-so easy, this 5-ingredient starter is packed with vitamins A and C and cancer-fighting carotenoids. These phytochemicals found in most orange and red fruits and vegetables may inhibit cancer cell growth, work as antioxidants and improve immune response. Garnish with seasonal mint...
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Creamy Chocolate Date Mousse

Satisfy your sweet tooth with this unique chocolate mousse, packed with flavor and some surprising healthy foods: avocado and Medjool dates. Avocado is high in fiber and heart-healthy omega-3 fats while Medjool dates have more fiber, calcium and potassium. Their natural sweetness combined with light and creamy coconut milk blends into the perfect healthy dessert....
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Five Reasons You Should Eat Breakfast for Dinner

Breakfast for dinner, or 'Brinner', is an easy way to add variety to your dinner routine. “With so many great breakfast foods and recipes, why limit yourself to enjoying them at only one time of day,” says Tom Filippou, executive chef for President's Choice. “Traditional breakfast foods like bacon, eggs and waffles are incredibly versatile...
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