[1] Instead of cream cheese, lowfat Greek yogurt blended with garlic, dill and parsley (photo courtesy Chobani Café (all photos courtesy Chobani). [2] Use yogurt in different types of sauces. Here, yogurt is blended with cheese as a dipping sauce for Pigs & Blankets, but you could eas easily use it on chicken, grains or […]

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February 14th—Valentine’s Day—is also National Creme Filled Chocolates Day. But what’s with creme vs. cream? “Creme,” pronounced cream, is a mis-spelled, mis-pronounced Americanization of the French word for cream, crème (pronounced KREHM). It is used in the U.S. to make chocolates and desserts seem more special; i.e., French, without the correct French pronunciation and accent […]

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[1] This beet cocktail is garnished with baby beet greens. You can substitute tarragon (photo courtesy Gardenia Restaurant | New York City). [2] Beet juice is an under-used cocktail mixer. It’s also delicious as a straight juice drink (photo courtesy R.W. Knudsen).   For Valentine’s Day, treat yourself to a beet-red cocktail. A Bloody Mary […]

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Spring begins on March 20th and Easter Sunday is April 1st…but IKEA is having a celebration on Friday, March 9th. You can join participating IKEA stores nationwide* for a Påskbord, a Swedish smörgåsbord buffet in honor of the Easter holiday.   IKEA PASKBORD MENU** The all-you-can eat buffet of classic Swedish food offerings includes: First […]

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We got our love of rice pudding from our mom, who made it from scratch, with lots of raisins and cinnamon. Before she put it in the fridge to chill, we got to eat some warm. If your Valentine—or your mom—loves rice pudding, try this special recipe*. The coconut flavor comes from coconut milk, which […]

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Almost everybody experiences extra weight with age. For most circumstances, a person handles it through dieting or exercising. Over time an individual will locate an appropriate weight loss diet plan and exercise system that suits their lifestyle. People will discover a number of different forms of exercises. Numerous individuals prefer to walk since it is […]

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If you have a teenage girl you need to shop for, you may find it is a challenge to find just the right gift. It may seem like a girl’s interests change on the daily basis and many times what they love is influenced by their peers and the changing trends. This means if you […]

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You don’t have to turn on the oven to make this no-bake cake from FAGE Total, but you do need to refrigerate it for 12 hours to set. The fudgy chocolate is accented with coffee liqueur: Illy, Kahlúa, Tia Maria or whatever you have on hand. If you don’t like coffee liqueur, substitute orange liqueur […]

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