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Twice-Baked Sweet Potato with Blue Cheese Recipe

By Emma Haberman | April 3, 2012

Photo: Emma Haberman

Photo: Emma Haberman

Even though Easter is still days away, I’ve been on a steady snack diet of miniature Reese’s cups, jelly beans and Cadbury Creme Eggs for weeks. I know I should reach for healthier options, but when those tantalizing brightly colored bags are lining every supermarket and drugstore aisle – and the kitchen in my office – how can I resist? Fortunately candy season will subside on Monday, and I’ll turn over a new leaf. When my sweet tooth starts rumbling, I’ll go the healthy route and snack on a baked sweet potato instead.

Sweet potatoes are nature’s candy, full of sugary, buttery flavor, and are low-sodium sources of many vitamins, especially beta-Carotene and vitamin A. They can be prepared in many different ways Read More


Butternut Squash Salad with Hazelnuts and Blue Cheese Recipe

By Laura Ratliff and Ryan Smith | November 10, 2011

Squash salad

Photo: Laura Ratliff

Admittedly, we’re not huge salad fans; so many of them consist of wilted, soggy greens, watery dressing and nothing more. Even though I love vegetables, there’s nothing appealing about flavorless lettuce.

This salad, however, totally changed my tune: roasted, crunchy hazelnuts (an excellent source of protein and fiber), sweet roasted butternut squash, and pungent blue cheese, served over lightly-dressed fresh greens. Read More

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