TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Yonanas Frozen Treat Maker

A frozen banana (or your favorite fruit) goes into the machine, banana soft serves comes out in a minute. Photo © Corinna Gissemann | Fotolia.   Are you an ice cream addict but want to give up those refined sugar calories and carbs? Do you want to add more fruit to your diet? Now, you…
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COOKING VIDEO: Healthy Chips And Dip

  As a nation, we love crunchy snacks and creamy dips. As calorie counters, we don’t. In this video, chef Curtis Stone shows how easy it is to make your own lowfat baked chips (commercial chips can have 30% fat) and lowfat, low-calorie dips. They taste good and keep you looking good (Chef Stone looks…
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GIFT OF THE DAY: Cut The Fat With A T-Fal ActiFry

Cut back on fat and still enjoy fried food.Fries for four require just one tablespoon of oil. Top of ActiFry not shown. Photo courtesy T-Fal.   If you’d like to give a “group gift” to your family, and your family adores fried foods, we recommend the T-fal ActiFry. It’s a healthy gift, because it uses…
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PRODUCT: Hot-Hot-Hot Ghost Pepper Salsa

Here’s a salsa to enjoy while listening to Donna Summer belt “Hot Stuff.” It’s the first salsa we’ve tried from an artisan producer that uses the world’s hottest chile pepper—the ghost chile, or bhut jolokia. Salsa is a billion dollar industry in America, with consumer preferences trending to hot. Lots of people think that, for…
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RECIPE: Cherry Cheesecake For President’s Day

  This video shows just how easy it is to make a delicious cheesecake with a graham cracker crust. The recipe uses fat-free cream cheese and sour cream, but you can use the regular versions for an even creamier—if higher fat and calorie—version, which is the way we like it. (What’s the food analogy to…
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