Orange and Walnut Salad

This salad is light (just 135 calories with just 9 grams of sugar) and refreshing, with its mix of orange sections, leafy greens, and a snappy citrusy vinaigrette. It’s the perfect accompaniment to a vegetable frittata, as a matter of fact! (Low in sodium at just 55 mgs., keep in mind this is without any added salt to taste.)

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Asparagus Frittata*

This frittata is a versatile go-to for breakfast, brunch, or even dinner – especially when paired with a salad, as a more complete meal. Perfect for harried hosts (with a quick prep time of just 15 minutes), you can also get creative and substitute broccoli or zucchini in place of the asparagus, if the other veggies are more to your liking. (Use that as an opportunity to visit your local farmers’ market!)

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Start the “Mole Patrol”

Is it a freckle or is it a mole? Is it okay – or not?

If you’ve ever asked yourself that question, you’re not alone. The skin is the largest organ in the body. Skin cancer affects more than two million people in the U.S. each year. If caught early, skin cancer is often treatable and curable. If it’s spotted late or ignored, and it spreads, it can sometimes lead to major scarring or death.

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Mighty Greens Gazpacho

It can’t get much simpler than this: a cool mix of your favorite healthy greens (your choice!) blended together in one mélange of flavorful goodness that’s good for you. Potassium rich (445 mg.), low fat (3.5 grams/95 calories), low sodium, and low sugar, this is a refreshing, cold soup that can be either spooned or sipped, if you wanted to disguise it as a savory smoothie on the go.

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Just a Walk in the Park: Small Steps First Lead to Huge Health Benefits

Spring forward, March ahead… whatever adage one wants to use for Daylight Savings Time, the mere act of setting clocks one hour ahead kicks off (in a perfect world) the beginning of milder temperatures, plus longer days (in a good way). In short, there’s more time and energy with which to live, work, play—and exercise.

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Keep It Green When You Clean

It’s no surprise that outdoor air pollution, be it car tail pipe or factory fumes, smog, or the ozone, can trigger allergy and asthma symptoms (not to mention allergens from grasses, trees, and the like—you get the picture). But, did you know that the air inside your home can be more contaminated than the air outside? Fortunately, there are steps you can take to improve your home’s inside air quality and help you breathe easier.

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Pan-Fried Catfish With Veggie Relish

Be heart healthy with omega-3-rich fish in your diet at least three times per week. Two of America’s most popular fish for their taste and affordability are catfish and tilapia. Here’s a spicy take on catfish topped with a zesty vegetable relish that will have your lips smacking, yet still satisfy good nutrition with 24 grams protein and just 175 calories, with 8 grams fat. Try the relish on other dishes, too!

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