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Maple-Walnut Roasted Pears

Looking for a simple alternative to holiday pies? We’ve adapted this recipe from our friends at Tufts University. The process of roasting brings out the sweet-rich flavor of pears to make an elegant but easy dessert.

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Zesty Tofu, Avocado, And Quinoa Salad

Adapted from a Prevention magazine recipe, comes a salad that is as simple as it is tasty and healthy. It features quinoa, a grain that is not only full of fiber, but also loaded with plant-based protein. But, the starring role of this salad goes to the luscious avocado that sometimes gets a bad rap for its high fat content. However, this seemingly decadent fruit is actually high in monounsaturated fat that helps increase good HDL cholesterol.

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Warm Kale-and-Barley Salad

Warm Kale-and-Barley Salad

Adapted from a Prevention magazine recipe, this hearty warm salad is a wonderful side dish. Toss in your favorite protein (tofu, lean meat or nuts) and it’s transformed into a satisfying main dish.

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Autumn Salad

Autumn Salad

Are you weary of the summer parade of goopy mayonnaise-laden salad standbys? Break up the monotony with this healthy autumn salad adapted from a Prevention magazine recipe.

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Lemon Yogurt Pound Cake

Lemon Yogurt Pound Cake

Looking for a healthy indulgence to brighten your winter day? Your search is over! This versatile dessert features heart-healthy olive oil and protein-rich Greek yogurt, which replace the butter. A modern riff on a traditional favorite, egg whites help reduce calories, fat and cholesterol. Whole-wheat flour boosts the fiber content, too. Enjoy!

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Lentil Soup

Lentil Soup

As temperatures cool, warm up with some tasty lentil soup. Lentils are a staple of Indian and Middle Eastern cuisine and are a good source of both soluble and insoluble fiber. What I love about most soups is that you can vary the ingredients and amounts to suit your own taste. This lentil soup also freezes very well.

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BBQ Salmon - Asian Style

BBQ Salmon – Asian Style

Although summer is winding down there are still more good days to Barbecue. This BBQ salmon recipe is chock full of flavor and healthy ingredients. See the recipe and ingredient benefits below:

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