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The Anti-Aging Superfood That Tastes Delicious in Pasta

The anti-aging superfood is full of the vitamin your body needs to produce collagen, plus it's chock full of antioxidants. We’re always looking for the next best superfood or vegetable with hopes that will solve all of our problems. But what if that new magical ingredient is already hanging out in the crisper? And what if you haven't been taking advantage of all the delicious recipes it's used in? And what if you can actually eat it with pasta? That magical vegetable, my friends, is broccoli. Before you scrunch up your nose and click elsewhere, read on because Mom was
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13 Keto Fat Bomb Recipes That Are Super Easy to Make

When you hear the words “fat bomb,” you might assume it’s something you should keep out of your diet at all costs. Actually, the opposite is true for keto lovers. Fat bombs are bite-sized treats that are high in fat and low in carbs and can be eaten as an on-the-go snack. You can have them for breakfast, save them for a mid-afternoon pick-me-up, or even eat them for extra fuel before a workout. Below, 13 fat bomb recipes that you won't be able to get enough of. RELATED: 9 Easy Keto Desserts to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth Pumpkin spice cream cheese fat bombs
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The Easiest Way to Make Thanksgiving Gravy

The turkey is roasted and resting on the cutting board. Now it’s time to turn those pan drippings into liquid gold, aka, the gravy. Follow these step-by-step instructions for a foolproof pan sauce guests will keep coming back for. The guide below is for the Classic Turkey Gravy recipe: 1. Line a large glass measure with a ziplock bag. Carefully pour the drippings from the roasting pan into the bag. Wait about 10 minutes—the fat will rise to the top. Lift the bag out of the glass measure and snip a small hole in the bottom corner. Immediately pinch the hole closed. Let the
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The Secret Thanksgiving Calorie Cutter That Won't Affect Flavor

Any cottage cheese haters will be pleasantly surprised this holiday season as they discover our rich and decadent mac and cheese, savory bread pudding, stuffed mushrooms, and pumpkin-streusel cheesecake all share the same secret ingredient. Make sure to buy cottage cheese when shopping this weekend for the most delicious Thanksgiving ever. From appetizers to the finale of the night, let cottage cheese play a role in your Thanksgiving menu. The fresh cheese curds will add a richness and decadence to your traditional recipes without extra oil and saturated fat. Cottage cheese is a great source of protein and will help
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The 3 Essential Kitchen Tools You Can't go Without This Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is one of the most food-centric holidays of the entire year, and it's this same Thursday each November when nearly everyone–from average home cook, to professional chef, to those who consider cooking the worst form of pain–takes part in the food preparation process in one way or another. Whether you're experienced in the kitchen or not, a cook is only as good as his or her tools, so ensuring that you come into the game fully prepared is a necessary step to achieving Thanksgiving Day success. And while tools like a fat separator, ricer, baster, pastry brush, rolling pin, and more are extremely helpful in
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More Than 130,000 Lbs. of Ground Beef Recalled Due to Deadly E. Coli Contamination

Colorado-based meat producer Cargill Meat Solutions is recalling over 130,000 lbs. of ground beef products due to a possible E. coli contamination. The United States Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced the recall on Wednesday following reports of a death and 17 people falling ill with E.Coli. Those affected reported feeling sick between July 5 and July 25 and after an investigation, the government organization confirmed that the “probable source” of the outbreak was Cargill Meat. The contaminated products, which were distributed nationwide, were packaged and produced on June 21, and were labeled as “EST. 86R.”
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You Won't Believe How Easy It Is to Make This Beet Hummus Recipe

Do you ever feel like your cooking skills can’t keep up with your palate? Maybe your taste buds are craving dishes like caramelized zucchini flatbread and chocolate mascarpone mousse. But all you can handle is spaghetti with red sauce and chocolate chip cookies. Well, YouTube star Natasha Feldman, host of Nosh with Tash, has your back. “My show is all about finding ways to make really delicious food that's attainable for busy people who just don't have the time to prepare or the interest in super complicated dishes,” Feldman told Health. She also wants her followers to know that not everything you whip up
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5 Things to Try at Trader Joe's This Fall

Even a food reporter has a tough time tracking what’s new at Trader Joe’s. “We don’t have a list of new items that I'm able to send,” a rep emailed, “but as you likely already know, we are constantly introducing exciting, new products in our stores.” Harumph. Though the company wasn’t willing to part with a list of new items, TJs fanatics—and they are legion—probably know all about the “What’s New” page, the store’s “New Item” shelf, and to watch their Instagram like a hawk. So I poked around like any other curious shopper, looking for new-to-me and straight-up new
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Are Smoothie Bowls Healthy? Plus: Five More Trendy Foods and Whether They're Actually Good for You

Have you ever found yourself questioning whether a food or diet is actually good for you? We’ve asked two dietitians to break down some of the most commonly questioned foods so you never have to think twice again. You may be surprised that some of the most popular trends really aren’t all that great for your waistline or your heart health. To get our top stories delivered to your inbox, sign up for the Healthy Living newsletter SMOOTHIE BOWLS  While smoothie bowls look and sound super healthy, they’re often times loaded with empty carbs. “It all depends how you make it, but I’ve
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13 Keto Pumpkin Dessert Recipes for Fall

Pumpkin spice lattes from Starbucks and Dunkin’ Donuts might be out of the picture for keto lovers this fall. But plenty of other options can give followers of the high-fat, low-carb diet their annual pumpkin fix. With about 8 grams of carbs per cup, pumpkin is actually considered a low-carb food. The way it's usually prepared (baked into sugary pies and breads, for example) makes us associate it with serious carb overload. RELATED: Keto vs. Atkins: Which Is the Better Low-Carb Diet? The foodies featured below, however, have found a way to make all of your pumpkin cravings keto-friendly—from gluten-free cookies to no-bake cheesecake bites. We’ve gathered 11
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