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13 Common Cooking Mistakes You’re Probably Making

Whether you’re a professional chef, or are still learning to boil water properly, everyone makes mistakes while cooking. Some mishaps will go unnoticed, but others can spoil a dish and will leave you ordering take-out. We’d like to help take your cooking skills to the next level. We’ve compiled some of the most common cooking […]

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Quick and Easy One-Pot Recipes

Cooking dinner sounds less intimidating if you only have one dish to clean up afterwards. That’s why we have gathered 7 delicious, easy one pot meals. No mess, no stress! Honey Garlic Shrimp Get the recipe from Kevin and Amanda. Vegetarian Pasta Primavera Get the recipe from Oh My Veggies. Sweet Potato Burrito Bowls Get the recipe […]

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Grilled Salmon with Avocado Salsa

Heart disease is the leading cause of death among both men and women in the United States. Eating a heart healthy diet can decrease the risk of developing both heart disease and heart attack by helping to lower cholesterol, sugar levels and blood pressure. Two foods that are extremely beneficial to heart health are salmon and avocado. Salmon […]

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Healthy Chili Recipe Round-Up

Do you love to warm up with a delicious bowl of chili? More than just comfort food, chili can be loaded with nutrients from the veggies, beans and lean meat. If you don’t consider chili a “healthy” food option, we have a surprise for you. Whether prefer your chili with red meat, poultry, vegetarian style, with beans or […]

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Creamy Avocado Zoodles with Chipotle Lime Shrimp

If  you haven’t tried zoodles (zucchini noodles) yet, you are missing out on something great.  Check out this recipe which combines zoodles and chipotle shrimp with a smooth, creamy avocado sauce.  This recipe will have you hopping on the zoodle bandwagon before the last shrimp leaves your plate.  Enjoy! Ingredients: For the zoodles: 2 avocados, peeled ½ cup fat […]

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Crispy Roasted Chicken Half Breasts

Ingredients 3 Tablespoons butter, softened but not melted ½ teaspoon ground cardamom 1 orange, zested 1 teaspoon ground ginger ½ teaspoon coarse sea salt ⅛ teaspoon ground pepper 2 chicken half breasts, on the bone, skin intact about 2 pounds For cooking directions, click here. About the Author, Marlene A. Baird was born and raised […]

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Top Tips for Thermometers and Food Safety

Summer is coming to an end and Labor Day Weekend is the final weekend for celebrations and BBQ’s! We want to share with our EatSmart Fans how important proper food temperature is when safely grilling or roasting meat. Refrigerate uncooked meat at temperatures under 41 degrees Fahrenheit Always cook meat to proper temperature Take the […]

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