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Extraordinary Salads!

Salads...where do we even start? I have usually one a day with dinner, it's the perfect side dish for anything we're cooking. But I must admit sometimes I'll toss a few leafy greens together in the morning with eggs on top, for a protein packed breakfast. There are many ways to make it less boring, tastier and without compromising the nutritional value.  Choose leafy greens you like as a foundation. Personally, I prefer spinach and arugula. The darker the color of the leaf the better, as they contain more antioxidants such as anthocyanins & flavonoids, that goes for every vegetable or fruit.  Secondly, add fresh vegetables, and you can get as creative as you want, that's what makes it less...

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Eat Well and Lose Weight

I really love food. Really, really love food. Ever since I can remember I ate a little more than what was necessary, and I can still hear various family members and friends telling me so. Growing up in Romania, we didn't have many choices, or the luxury of being picky, whatever was in front of us, we had to eat.  I remember my first day in USA over 10 years ago, opening our refrigerator was an astonishing experience, as I've never seen so many food varieties in a refrigerator at once. Later that day we went downtown San Diego, where my husband introduced me to the irresistible Cinnabon and an American classic, Ben & Jerry's ice cream. Everything was new to...

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