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Shannon Cooked 11 More Recipes from 'The SparkPeople Cookbook'

Shannon is cooking her way through "The SparkPeople Cookbook." Over the holidays she made 11 recipes! This non-cook is quickly becoming a natural in the kitchen!
Posted 1/18/2012  6:00:00 PM By: Shannon Geletchuk : 28 comments   11,996 views
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Tune In to Watch Chef Meg on 'The Doctors'

Great news: Chef Meg will be on The Doctors Thursday, January 19, to talk about "The SparkPeople Cookbook." We hope you'll tune in and help us Spread the Spark!
Posted 1/18/2012  2:00:00 PM By: Stepfanie Romine : 32 comments   15,552 views
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Dinner's Ready, for about 400 Calories (or Less)

These 10 dinner combos have about 400 calories--can you believe it?
Posted 1/18/2012  10:00:00 AM By: Stepfanie Romine : 30 comments   188,023 views
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10 Filling, Healthy Lunches

Today we're sharing 10 lunches that feature recipes from "The SparkPeople Cookbook: Love Your Food, Lose the Weight"--each with about 400 calories and many with less.
Posted 1/17/2012  6:00:00 PM By: Stepfanie Romine : 40 comments   247,968 views
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Healthy, Delicious Breakfasts for 300 Calories

All this week, we're sharing meals, snacks and even desserts that can fit into your daily life. We combine our recipes with simple, nutritious sides for healthy meals and treats!
Posted 1/16/2012  6:00:00 PM By: Stepfanie Romine : 25 comments   72,918 views
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Contest Closed: Commit to Cook in 2012: Enter to Win 'The SparkPeople Cookbook'

We're giving away three copies of the cookbook, just in time for all those New Year's resolutions!
Posted 1/6/2012  6:00:00 PM By: Stepfanie Romine : 56 comments   25,957 views
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Diet Myth #5: Baking and Steaming are the Only 'Healthy' Cooking Methods

Diet Myth #5: Baking and steaming are the only cooking methods you need to know. Roasting is another healthy cooking method. Learn how to roast today.
Posted 1/6/2012  10:00:00 AM By: Meg Galvin : 24 comments   37,590 views
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Diet Myth #4: Fat-Free Foods are the Best Choice

EAT ENOUGH fat (20 percent to 35 percent of your daily calories). This will bring the pleasure and satisfaction back to your meals so you’re less likely to overeat later.
Posted 1/5/2012  6:00:00 PM By: Stepfanie Romine : 20 comments   16,457 views
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Learning to Cook, One 'SparkPeople Cookbook' Recipe at a Time

Shannon can't cook--but that's changing, one "SparkPeople Cookbook" recipe at a time.
Posted 1/4/2012  2:00:00 PM By: Shannon Geletchuk : 43 comments   13,062 views
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Diet Myth #3: Cut Salt and Fat, Forgo Flavor

Diet Myth #3: Cut back on salt and fat, forgo flavor. There are tricks to impart flavor with almost zero calories. When you’re watching fat and calories, use herbs, and spices.
Posted 1/4/2012  10:00:00 AM By: Meg Galvin : 23 comments   14,780 views
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Diet Myth #2: Plain Vegetables are Better for You

Diet Myth #2: Plain Vegetables are Better for You.
Love broccoli with a bit of butter? Want some (reduced-fat) ranch with that salad? Go ahead. We insist!
Posted 1/3/2012  6:00:00 PM By: Stepfanie Romine : 24 comments   21,754 views
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Diet Myth #1: Watching Your Weight? Then Eat Less

Diet Myth #1: When you're watching your weight, you have to eat less. No Way! Fill up your plate with healthy food so the eyes and the stomach are satisfied.
Posted 1/2/2012  5:00:00 PM By: Stepfanie Romine : 10 comments   31,117 views
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Comfort Food Slimdowns

Chef Meg wants to pass on all her family favorites to her kids--without all the fat and calories. Now, it's a passion of hers to make those delicious comfort foods healthier.
Posted 1/2/2012  2:00:00 PM By: Meg Galvin : 6 comments   12,229 views
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What's Cooking for 2012? Our Experts Weigh In

As 2011 draws to a close, our food and nutrition experts weighed in with their predictions for the future of food and what will be on their--and your--plate next year.
Posted 12/28/2011  10:00:00 AM By: Stepfanie Romine : 19 comments   11,711 views
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Chef Meg's Decadent Desserts Video

Chef Meg has a real sweet tooth, but she keeps her cravings in check. Find out how she indulge without going overboard.
Posted 12/26/2011  2:00:00 PM By: Meg Galvin : 5 comments   8,994 views
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