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Take Cucumbers beyond Pickles

Cucumbers should have a permanent slot on your shopping list. There are endless ways to use them in the kitchen.
Posted 7/2/2013  12:00:00 PM By: Meg Galvin : 35 comments   39,054 views
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Summertime Favorites: Stuffed Burgers

Who doesn't like a game of hide-and-seek? The usual burger is hiding loads of fat. Seek out ours instead, which has secrets of its own. Get this recipe for your next cookout!
Posted 7/1/2013  12:00:00 PM By: Stepfanie Romine : 13 comments   30,041 views
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10 New Ways to Eat Tomatoes

Tomatoes of all kinds are at their garden-ripe peak now through fall. Make the most of summer's most versatile veggie with these easy ideas.
Posted 6/27/2013  12:00:00 PM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 26 comments   80,170 views
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10 Healthy, Low-Calorie Summer Snacks

Summertime is here and the snacking is easy. Find great ideas that are healthy and tasty--and will help you eat more fresh fruits and vegetables this summer.
Posted 6/26/2013  6:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 32 comments   89,269 views
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4 Effective Exercises for a Beach-Ready Butt

Use your own body to strengthen and tone your butt and thighs for summer! These simple exercises zone in on the gluteal fold (where the buttocks and back thighs meet).
Posted 6/24/2013  6:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 20 comments   80,094 views
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10 Fun Ways to Burn Calories at the Beach

A relaxing day at the beach can also be an active one! Here are plenty of ways you can rack up those fitness minutes (and have fun doing it).
Posted 6/17/2013  6:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 49 comments   95,211 views
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Beat the Heat During Your Summer Workouts

With summer almost here and the temperature rising, now is the time to remind ourselves about the safety measures we need to take when it comes to exercising in the summer heat.
Posted 6/14/2013  6:00:00 AM By: Denise Tausig : 21 comments   27,291 views
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Food Showdown: How Do Sorbet and Sherbet Compare?

For a healthier summer treat, should you choose sorbet or sherbet?
Posted 6/13/2013  12:00:00 PM By: Nicole Nichols : 34 comments   43,599 views
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7 Good Reasons to Try a Trail Workout

There are major physical and mental benefits to transplanting your run or walk from the sidewalk to the trail--and spring is the perfect time to make the leap!
Posted 6/11/2013  6:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 71 comments   34,647 views
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10 Warm-Weather Activities for People with Limited Mobility

Summer is a great time to be active, but don't let mobility issues stand in your way of getting the most out of your workouts.
Posted 6/7/2013  6:00:00 AM By: Beth Donovan : 20 comments   21,851 views
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10 New Uses for Zucchini

Got zucchini? Make the most of this prolific summer veggie, with easy and healthy main dishes, sides and yes, even dessert.
Posted 4/30/2013  12:00:00 PM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 78 comments   1,686,580 views
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10 Tips to Stay Safe and Comfortable in a Hot Yoga Class

Hot yoga is a hot trend these days, but it can be downright dangerous. Find out how to stay safe on the mat!
Posted 4/24/2013  6:00:00 AM By: Stepfanie Romine : 59 comments   245,420 views
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6 New Uses for Roasted Peppers

Roasted peppers are perfect for rounding out a dish, enjoying as a snack, or even using as a food wrapper!
Posted 8/13/2012  2:00:00 PM By: Meg Galvin : 13 comments   18,316 views
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Pets and the Summer Heat: How to Keep Them Safe and Cool

What can we, as responsible pet owners, do to help keep our pets safe and cool during hot weather? Coach Denise shares some tips that your pets will be thanking you for.
Posted 8/12/2012  10:00:00 AM By: Denise Tausig : 39 comments   27,057 views
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Best Iced-Coffee Drinks for Your Waistline

Nine of the leading fast food iced coffee choices to keep you cool this summer without increasing your waistline.
Posted 8/6/2012  10:00:00 AM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 73 comments   143,275 views
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