RECIPE: Nonfat Cucumber Yogurt Dip

A few hours ago, we were discouraged to hear one of the anchor team members on our favorite morning show opine that Super Bowl foods “should be the foods we love to eat, not vegetables.” She was referring to the fatty, high-calorie usual suspects. Fortunately, another team member jumped in in support of the veggies.…
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RECIPE: Fish Ceviche (Consider Trout!)

Trout ceviche. Photo courtesy ILoveBlueSea.com   Ceviche, raw fish or shellfish cured by acidic citrus juice, has been popular in Latin America for many centuries. In the early 1500s, the Spanish conquistadors wrote of an Inca dish of raw fish marinated in chicha, a fermented maize beer that dates back some 2,000 years. The concept…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Yonanas Frozen Treat Maker

A frozen banana (or your favorite fruit) goes into the machine, banana soft serves comes out in a minute. Photo © Corinna Gissemann | Fotolia.   Are you an ice cream addict but want to give up those refined sugar calories and carbs? Do you want to add more fruit to your diet? Now, you…
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COOKING VIDEO: Healthy Chips And Dip

  As a nation, we love crunchy snacks and creamy dips. As calorie counters, we don’t. In this video, chef Curtis Stone shows how easy it is to make your own lowfat baked chips (commercial chips can have 30% fat) and lowfat, low-calorie dips. They taste good and keep you looking good (Chef Stone looks…
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GIFT OF THE DAY: Cut The Fat With A T-Fal ActiFry

Cut back on fat and still enjoy fried food.Fries for four require just one tablespoon of oil. Top of ActiFry not shown. Photo courtesy T-Fal.   If you’d like to give a “group gift” to your family, and your family adores fried foods, we recommend the T-fal ActiFry. It’s a healthy gift, because it uses…
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