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Tea Brewing Tips

Now that there is a chill in the air and fall is around the corner it's the perfect time to warm up with a cup of tea.

Originally posted in: Reveille Recipes
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Healthy Brown Cakes

I have been hearing great feedback from campers and staff asking for some Chef Mike recipes - so here is a tasty, healthy recipe for brown cakes from Chef Mike that is pr...

Originally posted in: Reveille Recipes
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Watermelon Salad with Feta Cheese, Arugula & Spinach

It might not feel like it today in NY, but summertime is coming to an end. However, that doesn’t mean our fruity, colorful, refreshing summer salads have to as well.


Fire Up the Grill but Turn Down the Heat!

Are you having a Labor Day BBQ this weekend? Let Dr. Z explain to us why we must be careful about cooking our food at high temperatures!

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Bruschetta and Crostini

Some people crave sweets. Thank God for small favors that I don't. I do, however, make up for it by loving crunchy munchies.

Originally posted in: Joan's Recipes
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Healthy Pizza

Everyone thinks of kids when they think of pizza. But let's be honest, I think all of us, especially us kids at heart, really adore pizza.

Originally posted in: Healthy Recipes
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​Spinach Dip

Prepackaged spinach makes this reduced-fat version of the classic spinach dip truly convenient.

Originally posted in: Joan's Recipes
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​Guiltless Potato Skins with Salsa and Cheese

Potato skins are one of my favorite things in life. (Why are all the good things usually fattening? And all of the fattening things good?).

Originally posted in: Healthy Recipes
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Only after I moved to New York City did I discover hummus, a traditional Middle Eastern chickpea dip usually served with pocket or pita bread.

Originally posted in: Healthy Recipes
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Spicy Chicken Tortilla Soup

Living in Mexico City for three-and-a-half years during college, I fell for tortilla soup, a classic recipe that you can't appreciate on paper as much as when you're eati...

Originally posted in: Joan's Recipes
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