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Lean, filling beans help you behave at holidays

Lean, filling beans help you behave at holidays

Parties can be tricky territory for the healthy eater. If you host, you want to serve guests something tasty enough to make the occasion feel special. And if you are a guest, you want to bring something delicious and impressive, but that won’t totally blow your diet. My solution? Tuck someth…

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Beans in your beef stew make it deliciously leaner

Beans in your beef stew make it deliciously leaner

Picture this: After a long day at the office (or at the kids’ soccer field or wherever) you turn the key to open your front door and you are greeted by the heady aroma of a steamy meaty stew. You have been richly rewarded for spending mere minutes in the morning assembling dinner in your slo…

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A healthy afterschool snack that eats like a treat

A healthy afterschool snack that eats like a treat

The words hungry kids heading home from school hate most? "Have a piece of fruit."

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The Daily Fix

Offering perspective on today's issues

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A pasta dinner in the time it takes to boil water

A pasta dinner in the time it takes to boil water

This is the perfect dish for a weeknight dinner in late summer, particularly as the kids start heading back to school and family schedules get crazy again. The recipe calls for just a handful of ingredients that can all be pulled together in the time it takes to boil water.

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Taco Bell jumps on protein craze with menu test

NEW YORK — Taco Bell plans to test a “Power Protein” menu that it’s hoping will eventually be hit with its core audience — young men.

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Celebrate Community: Seeds of change

Celebrate Community: Seeds of change

A half-dozen preteen boys sat around the table in a small room at the Billings Salvation Army building, barely able to keep their adolescent energy bottled up amidst outbursts of chatter.

March 10, 2013 10:30 pm Photos

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Guest opinion: FDA must heed consumers and require labeling of GMO-laced foods

FINLAND, Minn. — Recent national surveys by the Mellman Group and MSNBC, as well as polls conducted over the past two decades, indicate that 90 percent of U.S. consumers want to know whether or not the foods they eat and feed to their families have been genetically engineered.

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Lynn, right, and Ashley Olson prepare sack lunches

Lynn, right, and Ashley Olson prepare sack lunches

Lynn Olson, right, prepares a veggie wrap sandwich for her lunch while her daughter, Ashley, packs her lunch of teriyaki chicken, orange slices and vegetables. Lynn is a nutrition educator with the Yellowstone County Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program. Ashley is a Riverside eighth…

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Rocco DiSpirito: A healthy chicken cordon bleu

When it comes to finding ways to reduce fat and calories, I favor reinventing a classic recipe rather than starting from scratch.

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Wholesome lunches earn Luther school cook a White House visit

Wholesome lunches earn Luther school cook a White House visit

LUTHER -- First into the Luther Elementary lunchroom Friday were the school's five first-graders, who obediently lined up at the counter and waited for their meal.

October 14, 2011 7:45 pm Photos

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Tim Williamson

Tim Williamson

Tim Williamson at the Shiloh Crossing McDonalds on August 8, 2011.

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McDonalds employee Kelly Gunderjohn

McDonalds employee Kelly Gunderjohn

McDonalds employee Kelly Gunderjohn holds a Happy Meal at the Shiloh Crossing McDonalds on August 8, 2011.

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Pat Newbury

Pat Newbury

Pat Newbury at the Shiloh Crossing McDonalds on August 8, 2011.

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Light, refreshing and vegetarian take on antipasti

Light, refreshing and vegetarian take on antipasti

An antipasti platter doesn’t have to be a selection of cheese and fatty cured meats. You can make a delicious and beautiful one from the many colors of the vegetable garden.

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Keep seafood healthy and crunchy without frying

Keep seafood healthy and crunchy without frying

Seafood has lots of offer a healthy diet. Much of it is lean, and even the fattier varieties are loaded with the so-called good fats.

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A pizza that you can feel good about indulging in

A pizza that you can feel good about indulging in

Faced with a choice between cheesecake and fruit salad, most of us will ignore our guilt and go with the pleasure.

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Enjoy a light honeydew-blackberry tart

Enjoy a light honeydew-blackberry tart

Honeydew-blackberry tart is a light and luxurious dessert.

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Try easy dessert take on bruschetta

Try easy dessert take on bruschetta

Traditional tomato bruschetta has become so ubiquitous in the United States that you can even buy jars of prepared toppings and pre-toasted bread.

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Create healthy lamb dish for spring and Passover

For many people, lamb triggers thoughts of spring. And fatty, tough meat.

April 17, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

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