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Blueberry Frozen Yogurt – Recipe of the Month from DFCI

Not only are blueberries a great source of vitamin C, K, and manganese, they are also known for being antioxidant powerhouses.
One of the many phytonutrients found in blueberries are anthocyanins, which give blueberries their intense blue color in addition to providing several health benefits. In cell studies, anthocyanins have been found to protect against some cancers, including breast, colon, stomach and prostate cancers. Research has shown that these phytonutrients play an important role in inhibiting inflammation, decreasing tumor growth, and counteracting oxidation.

Blueberry Frozen Yogurt

2 cups of non-fat Greek yogurt
2 cups of fresh or frozen blueberries (or strawberries, blackberries or raspberries)
1/4 …


More Pancakes, Please!

chocolate chip pancakes from recipegirl.com
Chocolate chip pancakes were always my breakfast of choice when I was a kid. The thought of light and fluffy pancakes with sweet chocolate and warm syrup makes my mouth water. Any flavor pancakes, from banana to blueberry to lemon-ricotta, are a delicious breakfast treat.
But when I eventually roll out of bed on Saturday morning, pancakes often seem like a hassle to prepare. So instead of letting the laziness take over and reaching for the cereal box, this little gadget will solve any pancake problems you might have.
pancake dispenser from chefscatalog.com
The Stainless Steel Pancake Dispenser with …


Salad City

Being a vegetarian means salad is one of my most beloved food genres. Packed full of nutrients and vitamins, with endless additions and options, salad never gets old for me. I usually have a salad for either lunch or dinner, sometimes both, whether it be a greek salad loaded with tomatoes, kalamata olives and feta, or a Carlton salad with candied pecans, raisins and avocados. I just can’t seem to get enough salad!
When it comes to preparing delightful salads in my own kitchen it can be a little trickier. Having all the fresh veggies at hand, or in fridge, almost …


Yummy Yogurt

Soy yogurt from fatfreevegan.com
The latest trend in yogurt has been showing up everywhere over the past few years, from grocery stores to coffee shops, convenient stores and more. At first I was skeptical. The plain, sugar-free flavor of greek style yogurt was boring and bland compared to the fruity flavors of Yoplait‘s apple turnover and boston-cream-pie-delights that I was used to.
But soon enough, greek yogurt worked it’s way into my heart and is now one of my most desired snacks. Chobani is definitely my brand of choice.
Vanilla Chobani
The “fruit on the bottom” makes it all worthwhile with flavors like peach …


Did you notice our QR Codes?

So what is a QR code you might ask? A QR Code is  short for Quick Response where modules are arranged in a square pattern and information  is encoded in the square pattern. It takes a smart phone and an QR application to read it!  All you have to do is open the QR application on your smart phone and hold it up to the QR  and follow the instructions for the application on your phone. Once you click on the QR, it can give you a website, provide text information and so much more!
This is just another one of …