Ask LC: Alkaline Diet

18 Aug

I keep hearing and reading about the alkaline diet. Can you explain how it works and if it’s as good as it appears to be?

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Ask LC: Coconut Oil

11 Aug

I was recently started to notice jars of coconut oil sharing a shelf with the extra virgin olive oil. I thought coconut oil contained high amounts of saturated fat and was considered an artery clogger. Has coconut oil reinvented itself?Coconut Oil

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Worth One’s Salt

8 May

Are premium salts worth the price?

I answer that question and many more in my upcoming interview for CBS, which will air on local newscasts across the country.images-5

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Craving Vegetarian Flavors

6 Mar

Getting to the root of cravings.

“People don’t really crave bacon — they crave something smoky and crispy. And they don’t really crave fish sauce — they crave that fermented umami flavor you can get from fermented black bean sauce.”

—AMANDA COHEN, DIRT CANDY (NEW YORK CITY)
The Vegetarian Flavor Bible

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A Heart Filled Evening Deserves a Heart Healthy Start

13 Feb

Let the romance begin! Before heading off to dinner at your favorite restaurant, surprise your date with this delicious, easy-to-make appetizer of pan-seared scallops and a glass (or two) of fruit-fragrant white wine.

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Don’t Fumble the Super Bowl

27 Jan

Did you know the Super Bowl is the 2nd biggest eating day of the year?

Be smart with your choices and you won’t be going overtime at the gym.

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Photo: Avocado Tomatillo Mousse

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Have a Healthy & Happy Holiday!

18 Dec

My top 3 tips for keeping it healthy during the end of year holiday parties

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Don’t forget to ring in the New Year with 12 grapes of good luck!

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