Packed Lunch: Turkey, Bacon, and Avocado Wrap

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How ’bout this as a new series? Better yet, how ’bout this for lunch? I figure most of us are not only packing lunch on weekdays, but trying to keep our eats a bit interesting, too. So here’s my contribution to society: filling, super-tasty mid-day meal ideas that are healthy and 400 calories or less….

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Brown Sugar Chili Rubbed Salmon with Avocado Crema

Brown Sugar Chili Rubbed Salmon with Avocado Crema

Do you ever make a meal and just know, I mean know—with absolute certainty—that somewhere in the Hamptons, Ina Garten would be, like, super proud of you? That even if she were completely absorbed in splitting vanilla beans for homemade extract, she would totally side-eye your dish and smile? This is that meal. It’s got…

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5 Healthy Foods I Love: Part 6

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read part 1, 2, 3, 4, 5… 1. Grapeseed Oil I adore grapeseed oil and only discovered such love recently. I began using it when I realized that roasting was my favorite method of preparing vegetables. Having used olive oil for most of my cooking, I realized grapeseed to be better because it has a…

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Motivation

I lived for years with the looming “Diet starts on Monday” mentality and I recognize how daunting this day can be for others doing the same. The worst parts of this notion are 1) That it induces a Sunday (or perhaps all weekend) binge on every deliciously heavy, sugary treat you can get your mitts…

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