Cecelia LeBlanc

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How to Keep Berries Fresh for Longer

<i>Don't let your berries boss you around.</i><p>Berries: can't live with 'em, can't live without 'em. Like many coveted objects, berries are both precious and frustrating, expensive and fragile. What is more maddening than splurging on vivid, juicy berries at the market only to find that your fruity jewels …

What Happens When You Don’t Eat Often Enough

I’m not a fan of meal skipping. I used to do it “accidentally” when I thought that something else was more important than eating (read: like watching …

Roasted Broccoli Your Kids Will Love

If you think your children don't like broccoli, then try roasting it! Roasting broccoli at a high temperature brings out all of its sweet flavors, so it tastes completely different than if you normally boil or steam it. If you'd like to add more flavor, then you can zest a lemon over the top before …

14 Foods That Fight Inflammation

Inflammation is part of the body's immune response; without it, we can't heal. But when it's out of control—as in rheumatoid arthritis—it can damage …

[Real Food Tips] 10 Unhealthy Processed Foods to Avoid Now

<b>Artificial ingredients</b> <br>This includes both synthetic dyes (like FD&C Red No. 40, Tartrazine, or Blue No. 1) and artificial sweeteners (like saccharin, …

Mix Up Your Greens Routine With These 2 Yummy Salad Recipes

Summer isn't just swimsuit season—it's salad season. When the weather's this hot, light and clean lunches are <i>definitely</i> a Do. But eating all of those veggies can sometimes lead to a salad rut. We asked the folks at Just Salad to share some recipes just for our lovely readers to help mix things up. …

12 Vegetables High in Calcium / Nutrition / Healthy Eating

Vegetables are a not-often-thought-of source of calcium. However, if you are familiar with the numbers, you can get your entire days' worth of …

50 Clean Eating Snacks

Like many of us, you battle a hectic daily routine. Luckily, we’ve learned that the key to juggling a busy schedule is to maintain stable energy …

Junk Food Linked With Colorectal Cancer Risk

Eating lots of chips, cakes, desserts and sugary drinks is a risk factor for colorectal cancer, according to a new study.<p>Researchers from the University of Edinburgh found an association between higher risk of the cancer and eating "high-energy snack foods" (meaning snack foods high in sugar and …

Clean Eating Chocolate Dairy Free Ice Cream Recipe

Separate eggs, and keep the yolks handy in a small to medium bowl. (You will be adding 1/2 cup liquid to this bowl).<p>In a medium sauce pan, combine …

Pesticides: When Organic Matters (Or Doesn’t)

I’m cheap.<p>No, really. I’m not the girlfriend at the table who whips out the calculator when we’re all out dining together (you know who I’m talking …

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Salt has a fascinating history, used at times as currency or as a reason to start a war. A natural component of seawater, we mine it today from areas where water evaporated millions of years ago. Dietary salt provides your body with sodium, which is essential for life. Although consuming sodium in …

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Vegetable Quesadillas

3/4 cup finely chopped broccoli<p>In a 1-quart microwave-safe casserole combine the broccoli, carrot, green onion, and water. Micro-cook, covered, on …

4 Plant Foods You Should Cook Before Eating

Raw food diets are lauded by some as the healthiest way to eat. While it is certainly good to eat raw vegetables and fruits, studies show that some …

The Easiest Healthy Homemade Lunch Ever

We promise it won’t leave you with lunch envy<p>Maybe you've seen them re-pinned on Pinterest about a bajillion times: those adorable salads in mason jars. The thing is, you can't just throw your normal salad in a jar and call it a day (well, you could, but then it would probably be a mess by lunch …

Healthy Eating

Nutrition IQ: Sweet Potatoes vs. Carrots

If a beta-carotene contest were held, sweet potatoes and carrots would tie for first place. But beyond that, which of these veggies wins an overall …

Nutrition

Nutrition IQ: Apples and Cancer Prevention

Do not underestimate the healing powers of the simple apple! Studies have shown that the more apples we consume, the greater protection we have …

Clean Eating Dairy And Non Dairy

Clean eating dairy and non dairy. I get a lot of questions about what is clean and what isn’t.<p>I always try to help people understand that this is a …

How to Organize Your Multimedia Recipes

<i>There are so many great conversations on the Hotline -- it's hard to choose a favorite. But we'll be doing it, once a week, to spread the wealth of our community's knowledge -- and to keep the conversation going.</i><p><i>Today: The more we cook, the more our recipes tend to scatter. Here are your best ways</i> …

15 Healthy High-Fiber Foods That Make You Feel Full and Satisfied

Fill up (and not out) with these good-for-you, high-fiber foods

Healthy Eating

New Evidence That Sugar Is Harming Our Hearts

If the torrent of studies suggesting that sugar is bad for our health wasn’t quite enough, new research again suggests that added dietary sugar increases the risk of death from heart disease. Among the health concerns of eating or drinking too much sugar have been a higher risk of obesity, high …

The Not So Sweet Facts About Sugar

A new study offers a broad overview of the use of sugar in the US diet and its consequent health implications. The good news is that the growth in sugar intake appears to have stopped and may even have slightly declined. The bad news is that people still consume way too much sugar and that that …

7 Rules for Eating Clean When You Eat Out

One Small Change<p>7 Rules for Eating Clean When You Eat Out<p><i>Hello, Vito’s Pizza, can I help you?</i><p><i>Yes, I have a question about your plain pizza. How many</i> …

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Guest Post: Frankenstein’s Key Lime Pie Martini

I’m so excited to have Kelly from the cookbook Paleo Happy Hour on my blog! Especially with a drink recipe. I NEVER post drink recipes, unless it’s a …

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