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Soup’s On: Grand Rapids Event Raises Money for God’s Kitchen Food and Pantry Programs

Smoked chicken andouille gumbo. Butternut apple curry bisque. Smoked swordfish and jalapeno chowder. Those are just a few of the delicious-sounding soups that you’ll be able to sample at an upcoming Grand Rapids fundraiser. If you love soup and helping…

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Skinny Dips: Give Your Veggie Tray a Makeover

Whether you’re having people over for the big game or going to a football-watching party, it can be tough to find anything healthy to snack on. Fried chicken wings, loaded nachos and jalapeno poppers may be delicious, but they’ll leave…

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3 Dinner Recipes You Can Make While You’re Working

Let’s be honest, if you work all day it can be hard to find the motivation to come home and cook an entire meal for you and your family. There has to be an easier way, right? Well if you’re…

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How to Eat a Pomegranate (and Why You Should)

The old saying about a fruit a day keeping the doctor away is all about apples, but perhaps it should also apply to pomegranates. The heart-healthy fruits are loaded with vitamins and antioxidants—plus they’re delicious! One other reason to try one…

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5 Reasons to Make Chestnuts Your Go-To Snack

You can probably hear it now, “Chestnuts roasting on an open fire…” But just because the holidays are over doesn’t mean it’s time to forget about chestnuts! These little legumes are filling, savory and packed with health benefits. When roasted, they look…

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The Best Snacks to Pack for a Day of Fun in the Snow

One of the best parts about living in Michigan is being able to head outside in the winter for a fun-filled day of cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and other outdoor sports. But when you do, be smart about bringing food along so that…

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Trend Alert: Bone Broth—4 Tips From a Broth Master

There’s nothing better to warm your soul on a cold Michigan day than a cup of … bone broth? Foodies, Paleo diet adherents, and local food advocates are latching on to – and ladling up – this hot new healthy…

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Trying to Eat Less Meat? 10 Veggie Dishes for Carnivores

If one of your health goals is to eat less meat, you’ll be happy to know that endless days of salads don’t have to be your future. Nothing against salads, but sometimes you need something a little heartier and filling,…

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5 Superfood Pairings That Work Better Together

You can probably name a few superfoods off the top of your head: apples, salmon, even coffee. But as great as superfoods are alone, did you know they can be even more powerful when paired? Combining foods with certain vitamins and…

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