Slow-Cooker Italian Vegetable Soup

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Welp, Punxsutawny Phil has spoken and it looks like this bitterly chilly winter will be six weeks longer (if you believe the folklore). A reasonable anecdote for that cold news: comfort food! My Slow-Cooker Italian Vegetable soup is soul-satisfying without being belt-busting. Rather than pasta or brown rice, this recipe swaps in cauliflower "rice," making each bowl gluten-free, vegan and packed with nothing but nutritious vegetables. ...continue reading

Your Healthful Hints (February 13)

1. Push yourself for a longer lasting calorie burn.  In a small study published in Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, scientists found that an individual’s calorie burn level remains elevated for more than 14 hours after a vigorous exercise session! The participants burned, on average, 520 calories during an intense 45-minute biking workout. Then, in the following 14 hours, their burn rate continued to chug along even ...continue reading