How Long Can You Safely Keep Easter Leftovers?

The Easter dinner is over, you’ve picked up the last bits of Easter basket grass, and you have leftovers: SO MANY LEFTOVERS! How long can you safely keep these leftovers in your refrigerator before they go bad? Some foods last longer than others. Make sure no food goes to waste and no late-night snack turns into food poisoning with this quick guide.

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Tuna Melt, A Vintage Staple – On An English Muffin

There’s nothing like an oldie but goodie – the tuna melt. We make it with a healthy twist by swapping out the bread or bun for a whole wheat english muffin, and add fresh celery, onion, alfalfa sprouts, carrots, tomato slices, and lemon juice. The rest is just melty goodness.

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Craving That Orange Chicken From Chinese Takeout

This dish will remind you of that delicious orange chicken you get from takeout on a drunk Friday night. The awesome orange glaze almost gives the chicken a breaded look. Crunching through a just hardened outer crisp on the chicken is like heaven. Oh, now I’m drooling. I kept the pairing light, adding a side of spinach salad with mushrooms and low-fat ranch!

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Recipe: Greek Lemon Chicken Soup (Avgolemono)

For a new twist on an old standby, try this quick chicken noodle soup inspired by the classic Greek soup Avgolemono (meaning “egg-lemon”). Egg and lemon combine with chicken broth to create a creamy base that’s tangy and delicious. With chunks of tender chicken, spinach, and whole wheat pasta, it’s a healthy, well-rounded soup that you can get on the table in under 20 minutes!

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National Nutrition Month Is Here, March Into New Rules

As certified health nerds, we are pretty excited when March rolls around each year. That’s because it signals the arrival of National Nutrition Month! Many nutrition fads and diets come and go over the years. Not to mention the questions about whether eggs, milk, and fat are healthy. Use our list here of 20 new food rules to reach your nutrition and weight management goals without starving or suffering taste this spring!

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Super Bowl Party Dishes: Desserts

Even after snacking and filling up on Super Bowl party food, your guests crave dessert. When the usual brownies, cakes, rice krispies, chocolate covered pretzels, or even sweet popcorn won’t do, these easy, unique treat ideas will please. Try our recipes for Super Bowl cake pops, football bark, cannoli dip, brownie batter dip, and cherry cheesecake dip. Your party will be a hit!

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Party Dishes: The Main Courses

It’s party time and these recipes feed main courses to small and large groups alike. Skip ordering pizza and do some cool things with meatballs, sliders, tacos, and chili. They’re easy to make, and can be tweaked gluten-free, vegan, paleo, dairy-free or whatever needs for that person in your group. Yum!

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Your Boss and Dietician Agree: Don’t Skip Lunch

Throughout numerous studies, researchers concluded that skipping lunch leads to accomplishing less at work or school and burning out. Also, the metabolism slows and weight increases. Then, people will often try to compensate for their lack of energy by drinking coffee, energy drinks, or sodas. However, it makes a bad situation worse, because..

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Low-Fat Dairy Increases Risk for Parkinson’s Disease

Before now, there was no proven connection between Parkinson’s Disease and dairy products, low-fat or otherwise. But after analyzing data where participants consumed dairy products for up to 26 years, researcher Katherine C. Hughes, Sc.D., from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, speaks about the link and what those concerned about their risk for the disease should do.

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Amazon’s Purchase of Whole Foods Probably Won’t Mean This

Amazon.com announces its intent to purchase the natural foods behemoth of supermarkets, Whole Foods, and the Internet responds. Theories on what happens next for the two giants of their own industries flooded Twitter and foodie blogs today. We saved the funniest for this post.

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