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Healthy Meals in a Snap

Soup is one of those food categories that can include almost anything. Soup can be a light appetizer or a full meal. It can include just about any type of meat, or no meat at all. It can be a warm, comfortable food on a cold day, or a nice, chilled side dish on a hot summer day.

Soups can be low in calories and fat while still being very filling, and that’s great for anyone trying to watch what they eat. Vegetable-based soups are a great option since they combine a high nutrient density … Read the rest

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After a long, hard day at work or a day outside in the cold, nothing beats a hearty stew, soup or chili for dinner. Slow cookers, or “crock pots,” are great for making healthy, friendly family meals. And almost anyone can help, even children as young as 3.

There are lots of great crock pot recipes on the web. Some of our favorites can be found at EatingWell.com and Parents.com, but there are many others. And the recipe variations are endless too. You can fix an old favorite like beef stew, split pea soup or turkey chilli, or be … Read the rest

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