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Avocado and grapefruit salad for a healthy addition to your holiday feast

SAN DIEGO: Looking for a healthy side for your holiday dinner or brunch table, Avocado and Grapefruit salad is the answer! This can be served as a main course side or, remove the onion and arrange with toast points for a refreshing and healthy breakfast / brunch choice. Ancient avocado Avocados have an ancient history. ...

Review: Flavorful, easy meals with Gourmia Sous Vide Pod

SEATTLE, March 10, 2016 — One of the more recent crazes in home cooking is that of sous vide – it’s a French term which simply means “under vacuum”.  The process consists of using an immersion circulator in water and an air-tight bag with your food in it. Commercial kitchens have been using immersion circulators ...

Are New Year’s resolutions still going strong?

SAN DIEGO, Jan.12, 2016 —Millions of Americans have made and begun acting upon New Year’s resolutions for 2016. John C. Norcross at the University of Scranton estimates that 25 percent of all New Year’s resolutions are abandoned within the first seven days. It is believed that 40 to 50 percent of the entire U.S. population ...

Healthy Halloween treats are no trick

SAN DIEGO, October 27, 2015 — Halloween is one of the most popular American holidays, second only to Christmas. Children and teens alike enjoy heading out in costume to roam their communities in search of tasty treats and Halloween fun. Americans spend over $2 billion on Halloween treats each year, according to IBISWorld. Most Americans have ...

Celebrate National Peach Month with a refreshingly healthful peach cobbler

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 11, 2015 — President Ronald Reagan declared August National Peach Month on June 15, 1982. The United States was the greatest producer of the world’s supply of peaches at the time of the proclamation, producing 250 million pounds each year–benefiting the economy by generating revenue of approximately $325 million annually, according to ...

Recipe: Chicken poppy seed salad gets a healthy A+ for school lunches

PROVO, April 22, 2014—The school year has hit the homestretch with only a couple of months left before summer vacation. That only leaves you with 40-60 more lunches to plan for your little darlings this school year. This doesn’t even include figuring out what to feed them on Saturdays or Sundays in case you were ...