Healthy Dessert: Chocolate Covered Strawberries

You can have your chocolate and eat it too with this decadent but healthy recipe! Ingredients 1 pound of chocolate chips or 1 -16 oz bar of chocolate 1 pound of strawberries (big, dipping ones) 2 tbsp butter (optional- if you have good chocolate you don’t need this) Instructions Tip:  You can use a double [...]

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Oven Roasted Squash with Garlic and Parlsey

This recipe from Eating Well can be a side dish or light main course. Ingredients 5 pounds winter squash (such as butternut, buttercup, kabocha or hubbard),  peeled, seeded and cut into 1-inch chunks 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided
 1½ teaspoons salt ¼ teaspoon freshly ground pepper, divided 3 cloves garlic, minced 2 tablespoons chopped [...]

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Healthy Recipe: Roasted Asparagus

So easy and so delicious- there are many ways you can alter the recipe below. If you want to make it really quick, just use Wegmans basting oil, which already has the spices in it. You can just drizzle it on and pop it in the oven and cook at 450 degrees for 7 minutes. [...]

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10 Strategies for Sane Holiday Eating

At this time of year, as we light the candles, deck the halls and make merry it may seem impossible to stay on a path of healthy eating. You can enjoy the holiday season and still fit into your pants with these simple strategies. Set a goal to maintain your weight. You want to enjoy your [...]

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Obesity is now a global epidemic

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) statistics show that more than one-third (36.5 percent) of U.S. adults de have obesity. And, as the chart shows, the prevalence of obesity has been rising for the last 15 years. This trend is frightening and the impacts are real. Obesity-related conditions include heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes [...]