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How to cut a watermelon with no mess!

Watermelon is a fun and healthy summer food that both kids and parents can enjoy together. Cut into small cubes it becomes a simple refreshing snack or dessert. But – Cutting watermelon is a hassle! Cutting a whole melon takes time, sticky juice puddles on the counter and the floor, and you need to have a place to pile the empty…

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Quick and easy bacon-pea gnocchi is healthy weeknight comfort food the whole family will love. Enjoy as side dish or a meal unto itself.

Bacon-Pea Gnocchi Skillet

Quick and easy bacon-pea gnocchi is healthy weeknight comfort food the whole family will love. Enjoy as side dish or a meal unto itself. Brains love repetition. This is why it is easy to fall into a rut but takes a purposeful effort to get back out. Intentional or not, you probably have a regular rotation of meals. The exact…

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Berry-lime pavlova, a light dessert that features fresh fruit and takes very little time to prepare. You'll love this fast, easy & healthy dessert

Berry-Lime Pavlova

Berry-lime pavlova, a light dessert that puts fresh fruit in the spot light and takes very little time in the kitchen. Most years we choose to stay home for the 4th of July. We have a little BBQ and a front row seat to watch fireworks. Fireworks are still legal in our neighborhood so we enjoy a 360 degree display…

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Quinoa Salad with kale, a super-food salad dressed for a party. Topped with crunchy pecans and tangy blueberry dressing. You'll love this make-ahead lunch.

Make-Ahead Super Food Quinoa Salad

Quinoa Salad with Kale is a super-food salad dressed for a party. Topped with crunchy pecans and tangy blueberry dressing, you’ll love this simple make-ahead lunch. Stop eating food that makes you sad. Or bored. This is a rule I developed for myself early in my weight loss journey. The phrase has served as a reminder to find ways to make…

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Blueberry Balsamic Vinaigrette is an easy homemade vinaigrette. Combine fresh blueberries and rich balsamic vinegar to make a super healthy salad dressing.

Easy Low-Fat Blueberry Balsamic Vinaigrette

Blueberry balsamic vinaigrette is a quick and easy homemade vinaigrette. Use fresh blueberries and rich balsamic vinegar to create a tangy dressing for vegetables. There is a trick to giving this healthy salad dressing its a creamy luscious texture with just fraction of the oil in traditional vinaigrette salad dressings. Unlike most vinaigrette recipes which have you whisk or shake the ingredients…

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