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Quick Cooking Tips

If you want to reduce the fat content of muffins or quick breads, use 3 ripe, very well mashed bananas instead of 1/2 cup butter or oil. When you need sour cream, blend 1 cup low-fat cottage cheese with 1 tablespoon skim milk and 2 tablespoons lemon juice.  You can also substitute plain  nonfat or …

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Eat Mindfully for a Healthy Summer

Summer is a great time to focus on mindful eating, learning to enjoy each meal and making it easier to lose weight at the same time. Taking time to taste and savor each bite gives our mind time to register that we’ve eaten enough to satisfy our body’s needs.  That process generally takes about 20 …

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