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Recipe: Cauliflower Mashed Pseudo Potatoes

Recipe: Cauliflower Mashed Pseudo Potatoes

Tags: fall, fruits and vegetables, functional medicine, Recipes

You will never miss mashed potatoes once you try this yummy cauliflower substitute. And you get all of the healthful benefits of the vegetables, spices, and flavors in this dish.


Pumpkin Pie Mix

Pumpkin: What to Buy, How to Prep

Tags: dessert, fall, healthy dessert, pumpkin, Recipes, Thanksgiving

Pumpkins have a lot to offer: beauty, flavor and lots of health benefits. Find out how to best cut into a pumpkin to get the pulp and seeds and get a whole assortment of pumpkin recipe ideas.


Recipe: Spicy Roasted Squash

Recipe: Spicy Roasted Squash

Tags: fall, fruits and vegetables, functional medicine, Recipes

Enjoy this roasted squash in just thirty minutes. This easy-to-follow recipe is the perfect side dish to spice up any dinner or holiday party.


4 Steps for Safe Preparation of Your Holiday Bird (Infographic)

Thanksgiving Time: Know the Steps for Preparing the Turkey (Infographic)

Tags: fall, food safety, holiday season, infographic, Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Day is just around the corner and your turkey is safety stored in the freezer. Soon you're going to need to start thinking about preparation. You'll want to follow these four easy steps to cooking a healthy and delicious turkey dinner.


5 Myths About Diet and Arthritis

Busting 5 Myths About Your Diet and Arthritis

Tags: arthritis, diet, healthy diet, myths, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis

There is no shortage of bad advice out there — especially when it comes to arthritis and your diet.


9 Tips for Healthier Munching at the Movies (Infographic)

9 Tips for Healthier Munching at the Movies (Infographic)

Tags: diet soda, holiday season, holidays, portion size, saturated fat, snacks, soda

Movie theater snacks can be hazardous for your health. The sizes are larger than recommended servings (by a lot)! The best strategy for going to the movies? Try not to go hungry! But if you must munch on something, follow these tips.


Turkey Talk Infographic

Thanksgiving Time: What You Need to Know When Shopping For the Turkey (Infographic)

Tags: fall, food safety, holiday season, infographic, Thanksgiving

There is a lot to consider when you are shopping for a turkey. Read this shopping primer to make the right choice for your family and guests.


Crunchy Pumpkin Pie

Recipe: Low-Fat Crunchy Pumpkin Pie

Tags: dessert, fall, fall season, heart healthy diet, pumpkin, Recipes, Thanksgiving

This low-fat crunchy pumpkin pie uses only a small amount of oil in the crust and skim milk in the filling to make it heart-healthy. The pie filling is flavorful with pumpkin, cinnamon, nutmeg and vanilla.


Broccoli Cheese Baked Potato

Recipe: Low-Fat Broccoli and Cheese Baked Potatoes

Tags: fruits and vegetables, healthy diet, Recipes

Stuffed baked potatoes with broccoli and cheese make a delicious side dish or a light lunch. This recipe calls for skim milk and light cheddar cheese to keep fats low without sacrificing flavor. Only 90 calories per serving.


Raw Oats

10 Ways to Build a Better Bowl of Oatmeal (Slideshow)

Tags: breakfast, fiber, morning, oatmeal

Plain oats (though packed with cholesterol-lowering and blood-sugar steadying soluble fiber) can get a little dull. With these 10 tips from Cleveland Clinic dietitian Laura Jeffers, MEd, RD, LD, you can mix and match enough healthful flavor combinations to power through your day.