Refreshing grapefruit lemonade

Try to find ruby-red or star-ruby grapefruit, since their dark-pink flesh makes the most beautiful juice. INGREDIENTS 1 cup sugar 2 1/2 cups freshly squeezed lemon juice, (about 14 lemons), plus 1 lemon, cut into thin rounds, for garnish 2 cups freshly squeezed pink-grapefruit juice, (3 large grapefruit) DIRECTIONS Prepare an ice bath. Combine the […]

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Kale, Apples, and Pistachios Make This Salad a Superfood Win

Bored with eating the same old salads day after day? We feel you. That’s why we came up with healthy salad ideas for every day of the week. And then we made it better by tossing in this superfood-packed recipe. First, there’s kale, a nutritional powerhouse thanks to high amounts of iron, fiber, calcium, and vitamins A, C, […]

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Waffles with Blueberry Maple Syrup

Yep, you can eat waffles and bagels and still lose weight! Begin your day with this healthy, low-calorie breakfast! Ingredients 1/3 cup frozen blueberries 2 teaspoons maple syrup 2 whole-grain waffles 1 tablespoon pecans Make It Microwave blueberries and syrup together for 2 to 3 minutes, until berries are thawed. Toast waffles and top with warm […]

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Watermelon Mint Lemonade

Ingredients: Watermelon juice-2 glasses Mint leaves-10 2 pinches of salt Lemon juice -2-3 table spoons Directions: Prepare fresh watermelon juice. Now in blender take juice,mint leaves,2 pinches of salt,squeeze lemon juice and blend until fine puree. Pour in glasses, refrigerate for some time and serve chilled.

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Creamy Grape Salad

Ingredients: 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream 1/3 cup sugar 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 2 pounds seedless red grapes 2 pounds seedless green grapes 3 tablespoons brown sugar 3 tablespoons chopped pecans Directions: In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese, sour cream, sugar and vanilla until blended. […]

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Summer Steak Kabobs

  Ingredients: 1/2 cup canola oil 1/4 cup soy sauce 3 tablespoons honey 2 tablespoons white vinegar 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1-1/2 pounds beef top sirloin steak, cut into 1-inch cubes 1/2 pound whole fresh mushrooms 2 medium onions, cut into wedges 1 medium sweet red pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces […]

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Blueberry Lemon Trifle

  Ingredients: 3 cups fresh blueberries, divided 2 cans (15-3/4 ounces each) lemon pie filling 2 cups (8 ounces) lemon yogurt 1 prepared angel food cake (8 to 10 ounces), cut into 1-inch cubes 1 carton (8 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed Lemon slices and fresh mint, optional   Directions: Set aside 1/4 cup blueberries […]

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Picnic Basket Food Swaps That Will Help You Save Calories This Summer

No time? No problem. We’ve got the easiest eating strategies for any time crunch, from portable snacks to meals you can make in minutes. Plus, the scoop on the healthiest fast-food options (surprise! the drive-thru is safe for dieters again) and your best bets when ordering out. Grab your friends and family and head out […]

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Beef in Arabic Style

Ingredients 1–2 lbs. (450 g–1 kg) beef fillet 1 cup beef stock 2 bay leaves 4 garlic cloves, crushed 2 tbsp of olive oil 2 cups of yogurt 2 cups of water 2 tsp. Arabic spice mix (black pepper, nutmeg, cardamom, cinnamon, dried ginger) 2 tbsp. corn-starch Salt and Pepper to taste   Preparation Cut […]

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Salad with Carrots and Figs “Sensuality”

Ingredients 3 carrots of medium size 2 tbsp. fresh cilantro, chopped 1 1/2 tbsp. olive oil 2 tbsp. maple syrup 1 freshly squeezed lime, juice 1/4 cup goat cheese, crumbled 2 tbsp. walnuts, chopped 2 tbsp. figs, finely chopped Salt & Pepper to taste   Preparation Cut slices of carrot ribbons using vegetable peeler. Put […]

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