Recipe: Quick, Healthy Guacamole

Recipes: 7 Easy Party Dips

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People love dips. They're always a hit, whether creamy or chunky. Below we present seven distinctly different dip recipes that are healthy, delicious and easy to make for your next get together.

Chocolate Walnut Biscotti

Recipe: Low-Cal Chocolate-Walnut Biscotti

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Try our low-cal chocolate-walnut biscotti. They’ll satisfy any chocolate lover and they’re a great healthy treat with a cup of your favorite tea. Only 60 calories per serving.


Muffin Recipes: Pumpkin, Apple, Chocolate — All Under 200 Calories

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Muffins are real pleasers, whether for breakfast, dessert or a snack. Here are three recipes we chose for great taste and low calories: pumpkin spice, applesauce or chocolate. Each muffin is under 200 calories.

Recipe: Sweet and Sour Meatballs

Recipe: Sweet and Sour Turkey Meatballs

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These too-easy sweet and sour meatballs are the perfect appetizer for your next party. Bonus: they're kid-pleasing too!

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6 Tips for Happy, Healthy Holidays (Slideshow)

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As you make your final holiday preparations — shopping, cooking, traveling — keep these simple tips in mind.

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Don’t Take the Holidays Too Much to Heart

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We tend to overdo during the holiday season, causing extra stress on the heart. So ’tis also the season for more heart-related trips to the emergency room. Watch for these signs of trouble.

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A Recovering Alcoholic’s Guide to the Holidays

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Holiday parties create a potential minefield for recovering alcoholics. Be mindful of contextual situations associated with drinking and extreme emotions stirred up by the season that can trigger relapse.

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Quick Yoga Moves to Help Ease Holiday Stress (Video)

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During the hectic holiday season, your stress levels tend to ramp up. So this is a perfect time to quiet the mind and body with yoga. Most of us practice yoga every day, we just don’t call it that.

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Do You Have Cancer? 7 Tips to a Better Holiday

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When cancer becomes a part of your life, holiday spirit can be hard to come by. Clinical Nurse Specialist Josette Snyder offers strategies that may help.

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3 Ways to Teach Kids About Giving

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The holidays are an opportunity to teach your children about the importance — and joy — of giving back to the community. The benefits of these lessons go way beyond childhood, too. Find some tips to introducing the importance of giving back, even from a young age.