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Making Room for Real Foods

Check out this step-by-step guide to organizing your fridge and pantry to make room for real foods.
Posted 10/5/2015  12:00:00 AM By:   : 6 comments   15,563 views
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Why Fruits & Vegetables Are So Good for You

Need a little motivation to make friends with the produce aisle? Here are four good reasons to add more fruits and veggies to your diet.
Posted 3/9/2014  12:00:00 PM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 4 comments   23,571 views
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How to Make Dried Fruit (Using Your Oven)

Today I'm going to teach you how to turn summer's freshest fruit into a snack you can enjoy year-round. It's like nature's candy, and it requires no special equipment.
Posted 6/20/2013  6:00:00 PM By: Meg Galvin : 87 comments   444,532 views
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10 Super Berry Smoothie Recipes

Fuel yourself with berries and other great smoothies by trying these SparkRecipes.
Posted 5/9/2013  6:00:00 PM By: Samantha Donohue : 48 comments   730,808 views
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How Much Sugar is in Your Favorite Fruit?

Have you ever wondered how sweet nature's candy really is? Find out how your favorite fruits stack up in this handy chart!
Posted 2/16/2013  6:00:00 AM By: Melinda Hershey : 70 comments   302,449 views
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A Better Way to Get Vitamin C (Besides Orange Juice!)

Think orange juice is the best way to get your vitamin C? Think again! Here's a surprising way to meet your daily quota.
Posted 1/19/2013  6:00:00 AM By: Melinda Hershey : 51 comments   52,109 views
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Could Peaches, Cherries, and Plums Fight Obesity and Diabetes?

Learn more about recent study findings that indicate stone fruits known as drupes help fight metabolic syndrome and reduce health risk factors.
Posted 8/13/2012  10:00:00 AM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 41 comments   28,787 views
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12 Healthy Blackberry Recipes

Blackberries make a great snack or can serve as an exotic new ingredient in your regular cooking regimen. Here are 12 blackberry recipes from SparkRecipes.
Posted 6/6/2012  6:00:00 PM By: Samantha Donohue : 24 comments   57,914 views
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Food Showdown: Which Berry is Higher in Antioxidants?

Can you guess which berry has the highest antioxidants?
Posted 6/2/2012  10:00:00 AM By: Melinda Hershey : 20 comments   43,832 views
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Fresh vs. Frozen: Dos and Don'ts of Saving for the Off-Season

Chef Meg shares her best tips on freezing foods during harvest to enjoy throughout the year.
Posted 4/16/2012  6:00:00 PM By: Meg Galvin : 15 comments   16,780 views
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2 Great Sweet and Savory Grapefruit Recipes

February is national grapefruit month--perfect timing since citrus fruit is in season during the cold winter months! Let's celebrate!
Posted 2/28/2012  6:00:00 PM By: Meg Galvin : 10 comments   8,226 views
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Food Showdown: Banana Chips vs. Chocolate Raisins

Can you guess which snack fruit is masquerading as "healthy"?
Posted 2/11/2012  10:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 40 comments   25,190 views
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12 Fresh Cranberry Recipes

Have you noticed bags of beautiful red berries in the produce department of your local grocery store? Did you know that those are fresh cranberries, a great food to add to your die
Posted 12/7/2011  6:00:00 PM By: Samantha Donohue : 10 comments   48,118 views
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14 Pear Recipes

Pears are a great way to make a common dish unique. Here are some of my favorite SparkRecipes that use pears.
Posted 11/17/2011  6:00:00 PM By: Samantha Donohue : 8 comments   12,487 views
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WATERMELON: Nature’s Sweet Summer Treat

Spice up your summer cooking and wow your guests with 10 Watermelon recipes.
Posted 7/20/2011  6:00:00 AM By: Samantha Donohue : 20 comments   12,314 views
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