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Try this Delicious Apple Almond Custard Cake

It makes a delicious, but healthy, end to your meal

Apple Almond Custard Cake

Prep time: 20 minutes

Cooking time: 1 hour

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Ingredients:
1 Tbs. butter
1 Tbs. + ¼ cup sugar
1 cup 2% milk
3 large eggs
¾ cup almond meal (flour)
¼ cup whole-wheat flour
½ tsp.   Read More

What Foods Cause Gas? Beans, Vegetables, Milk, or Something Else?

You may be surprised to find out which foods cause gas.

Beans, cabbage, Brussels sprouts, milk, bran. Those are some of the usual suspects when people are trying to figure out, ahem, what foods cause gas. And those foods can cause gas.

But most of us overlook a growing source of the problem: inulin, or chicory root extract, one of the most popular ingredients in “high-fiber” foods.   Read More

Should You Drink Chocolate Milk After a Workout?

If the world's greatest athletes drink chocolate milk after a workout, should you?

“Beverage of champions: Chocolate milk gets an Olympic-style makeover,” reported the Washington Post in January after ads featuring U.S. Olympic athletes began popping up during the Sochi winter games. Olympic athletes have access to the best in exercise regimens and health and nutrition advice. If they drink chocolate milk post workout, should you?

When it comes to recovering from intense exercise, this classic childhood beverage has taken the spotlight.

In some studies, drinking chocolate milk immediately after a strenuous workout is one of the best ways to recover quickly—better than sugary sports drinks like Gatorade. The milk’s naturally occurring sugar (lactose) is half glucose, its protein speeds up glycogen synthesis in the body, and its electrolytes (like potassium and, to a lesser extent, sodium) help you rehydrate.   Read More

How to Cook Chickpeas (Or Eat Them Out of the Can)

They're good cold, but when you know how to cook chickpeas, the possibilities are magnificent.

Chickpeas, also known as garbanzo beans, were originally cultivated in the Middle East and Mediterranean regions. This legume is one of the oldest domesticated crops in history.

To this day, chickpeas are a staple food of those cuisines, as well as Indian cuisine.

You may have come across them in dahl or hummus, and deliciously spiced Tunisian and Moroccan tagine meals turn chickpeas into a gastronomic delicacy. Chickpeas have a nutty flavor, but easily accommodate a variety of herbs and spices.   Read More

Healthy Recipes: Quick and Delicious Chopped Chicken Salad

This will become a staple recipe in your household

Chopped Chicken Salad

To make it vegetarian, drop the chicken and mix in 2 cups of cooked, shelled edamame.

Total time to prepare: 30 minutes

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Ingredients:
1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breast
¼ tsp. kosher   Read More

Healthy Recipes: Try This Delicious CabApple Slaw with Dinner Tonight

A fresh new take on slaw

CabApple Slaw

The more tart the apple, the more savory the slaw.

Total time to prepare: 15 minutes

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Ingredients:
2 Tbs. extra-virgin olive oil
1 large onion, thinly sliced
2 Tbs. apple cider vinegar
1 Tbs. whole-grain   Read More

Add this Broccoli Dish to Your List of Healthy Recipes

A delicious way to prepare this nutritious vegetable

Smokin’ Broccoli

Raw broccoli? You bet. (You can also make the recipe with broccoli that’s lightly steamed and then cooled to room temperature.)

Total time to prepare: 15 minutes

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Ingredients:
2 Tbs. fresh   Read More

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