RECIPE: No Sugar Added Caramel Apples

If you love caramel apples but are cutting down on sugar, make your own with sugar-free caramels. Werther’s makes delicious sugar-free caramels in regular and chocolate-flavored. Pick up a few bags and get dipping! You can use the same recipe with regular caramels.     RECIPE: SUGAR-FREE CARAMEL APPLES Ingredients 5 Granny Smith apples (1-1/2…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Cooking With Pumpkin Liqueur

[1] For brunch, pumpkin liqueur French toast with an optional topping of sauteed apples (photo courtesy Domesticate Me | Peapod). [2] Baileys is one of a number of pumpkin liqueurs available in the fall (photo courtesy Baileys).   Last year we received a bottle of pumpkin liqueur, and put it to good use in Halloween…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Replace Avocado Toast With Sweet Potato Toast

[1] For fall, replace avocado toast with sweet potato toast (photo courtesy François Payard | New York). [2] Balsamic vinaigrette: so easy to make, we don’t understand why people buy it pre-made (photo courtesy Canola Eat Well).   Chef François Payard has put a seasonal twist on the ubiquitous avocado toast: sweet potato toast! We…
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TIP OF THE DAY: What’s The Best Candy For The Diet-Minded?

October 31st is Halloween, and November 4th is National Candy Day. What’s a calorie-counting candy lover to do? Here are some of your best candy choices. Note that this is not permission to gorge on anything on the list. You should limit yourself to 150-calorie portions daily—and limit gorging to lettuce and celery.    …
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TIP OF THE DAY: Individual Squash Bowls For Soup, Grains & More

This make-ahead beauty (photo #1) is a stunning first course or, turns into a dinner with a light saladr. You can make it vegetarian or add meat: chicken, ham, turkey or sausage. This squash soup is packed with shiitake mushrooms, sausage and red chard, and topped with a fresh sage chiffonade. There are no right…
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