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What to Make This Week

By Megan Myers, January 11, 2015  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Megan Myers

With all that you have going on in your life, cooking dinner shouldn’t be difficult. To help you get a good meal on the table, we’ve done all the work of meal planning for you. Try one or all of these dishes this week.


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What is Healthy Fat?

By Paige Schilt, January 10, 2015  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Paige Schilt

“Healthy fats” and “essential fats” are buzzwords in the world of diet and nutrition. But what are healthy fats? What’s the best way to get them? And how much do we need?

In order to demystify healthy fats, I spoke with Dr. Alona Pulde, one of the medical doctors who contribute to our Health Starts Here ® program. You may recognize her from the documentary Forks Over Knives, which featured Dr. Pulde and her husband and collaborator, Dr. Matt Lederman. 

Dr. Pulde, what are...

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5 Tips for Living Dairy Free

By Paige Schilt, January 9, 2015  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Paige Schilt

Tofu Ricotta

When I was growing up in the American Midwest, dairy was ubiquitous. From the milk on my cereal to the butter on my baked potato — it was almost impossible to conceive a meal without some form of dairy product.

These days, lots of folks (me included) are scaling down or living without dairy. For...

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Homemade Healthy Recipe: Oven-Roasted Tofu

By Allison Burch, January 8, 2015  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Allison Burch

Slow roasting tofu makes it delightfully rich and gives it a firm but tender texture. Combine tofu, balsamic vinegar, Dijon mustard and herbs and bake in this simple recipe for Oven-Roasted Tofu. Serve hot or warm with your favorite dipping sauce, or cool and add to salads and sandwiches.

Insider's tip: Tofu browns more evenly and is less watery if it's pressed before cooking. Here's a super-quick peek at how to press tofu.

There are loads more recipes, tips and videos on...

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A Sweet Shortcut for Delicious Rolls

By Elizabeth Leader Smith, January 7, 2015  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Elizabeth Leader Smith

Gluten-Free Orange and Currant Sweet Rolls

With two kids and a full schedule, I’m a big fan of time-saving strategies in the kitchen — as long as flavor and savings aren’t sacrificed. Gluten-Free Orange and Currant Sweet Rolls is just the...

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