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How to make Curry Egg Salad [Instant Pot eggs]

Egg nutrition gives eggs the green light! Plain Greek yogurt dresses this curry egg salad. Yogurt’s tangy flavor, protein, and calcium make this a winner! Red Light. Green Light. Remember that childhood game? Eggs do too.  It’s been stop and go with them over the years. Are eggs healthy? Yes. Egg nutrition gives eggs the green light. Because eggs are higher in dietary cholesterol than some foods, they became the poster child for foods to avoid. But more than …

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Supremely sippable Masala Chai is easy to make at home

Exotically fragrant, supremely sippable Masala Chai Tea Latte is easy to make at home. Yes, there are several spice in Masala Chai. That’s what makes it so fragrant and delicious. But it’s super simple to make. Just boil water and those spices. But before I get to the recipe… How to Boil Water was an early Food Network show designed for the novice cook. Obviously. 😉 Having mastered water a while ago, I moved on …

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Good to the last little bean Sweet Potato Nachos

Seriously simple Sweet Potato Nachos. Loaded with black beans, corn, and avocado. No chip required! Healthy nachos help you LiveBest Sharing food feeds your soul. When you eat with others you connect and laugh and learn. All those things add up to make us feel better. We could use some love after writing checks to the IRS! Nachos are a perfectly shareable meal. What I like best about this recipe is that nachos are fun and …

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How to make Colcannon, a budget lover’s dream!

Humble veggies…cabbage, potatoes and onions simmered and mashed. Colcannon is a budget lover’s dream! With income taxes due this month, budgets can run a little tight. I’m here to help you stretch your food dollars! Hot on frozen food March is National Frozen Food month, so take advantage of specials to stock your freezer with fruits and vegetables. Here are four reasons why I’m hot on frozen foods: They can keep for months so no need …

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Easy Homemade Ginger Orange Granola

Ginger Orange Granola smells so good while it’s baking and tastes so good while you’re eating! Protein, fiber and healthy fats from this homemade granola keep you energized. Beat breakfast boredom A cold berry smoothie is how I begin most weekend mornings. Blended banana, berries, oatmeal, milk, and yogurt make me happy because it means it’s Saturday! Some upbeat music helps me plan my day and keeps me out of breakfast boredom. But breakfasts that make …

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5 Easy Ways to Lower Sugar

What’s your daily sugar intake? How much sugar per day? 5 easy ways to reduce sugar! How sweet it is! And that’s too bad. 🙁 It seems we’ve lost our collective heads to all things sweet. Which has taken us down a calorie-rich road. So many of our food choices have added sugar that recent government nutrition recommendations said, “Enough!” Where is all the added sugar in our foods? The major source is beverages. Sips of soft …

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The secrets to tantalizing pasta Puttanesca Sauce

Robust, flavorful ingredients make Puttanesca Sauce one of my favorites. Puttanesca is an easy heat-n-eat sauce. Do you want to know one of my secret ingredients? The one that kills on flavor? But first, imagine you’re seated in an old Italian restaurant. It’s kind of dark, the tables are covered with red and white checked table cloths, candles flicker, Frank Sinatra sings in the background. The waiter brings you a plate of pasta… Meet Pasta Puttanesca …

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How to channel Sammy Hagar in the kitchen: make Mojito Shrimp

Sure you can drink a mojito but why not use all the favorite flavors in this shrimp recipe? Mojito Shrimp. Cheers, er, Yum! Sammy who? Sammy Hagar I can’t name a single Sammy Hagar song. Doubtful I’d recognize one of his songs if I heard it. But I’m pretty sure I’d like to sit at his table. Especially given the dedication from his book, Are We Having Fun Yet? “To all the foodies around the world who enjoy a great …

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Top LiveBest Recipes

People frequently ask me what I eat. Does this happen to you? Because I’m a dietitian, they want to see if I practice what I preach. I have people hide from me at the grocery store while others scan my cart to see what I’m buying. Like most of you, my food choices vary from week to week. Somedays are better than others, but also like you, my goal is to eat more of the foods that …

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The perfect holiday breakfast: Orange Yogurt Cranberry Tart

With a crunchy Corn Flake crust, creamy yogurt, and gorgeous cranberries, this protein-packed Orange Cranberry Tart recipe is a breakfast recipe you may serve for dessert! Orange Cranberry Tart. Sounds like dessert, right? The reality is this is breakfast! A healthy breakfast dessert!! Wouldn’t this make you smile on a dark winter morning?  It did me. And my tastebuds. Pie for breakfast? Yep, and it’s a healthy breakfast! The crunchy crust is walnuts and Corn Flakes. …