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Dec. 22, 2010 12:51 pm 
Updated: Dec. 23, 2010 12:05 pm
Chicken is a protein staple for many of us trying to lose weight or live a healthier lifestyle. I would bet serious money that the vast majority of us have groaned over the idea of yet another piece of grilled chicken. This is why I love Hunter's Chicken, cacciatore in Italian. At its mo MORE
Dec. 9, 2010 7:40 am 
Updated: Dec. 22, 2010 12:48 pm
Regular readers know that I started cooking as part of a larger effort to lose weight and get healthy. I was significantly overweight and needed to make a change. But, it wasn't as if I hadn't tried before. My previous efforts had failed, primarily, for two reasons; I felt I had to complet MORE
Dec. 3, 2010 9:54 am 
Updated: Feb. 15, 2011 1:51 pm
When I was growing up, my mom was one of those that loved to feed us seconds, thirds and mores. From a health perspective, we know now, we don't want to push food on people, even our children. It leads to overeating and unhealthy lifestyles. But I can understand why she MORE
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Dec. 2, 2010 7:41 am 
Updated: Dec. 3, 2010 2:30 pm
I admit it, I’m obsessed. If I’m not at my day job, I’m cooking. If I’m not cooking, I’m reading cookbooks. If I don’t have my nose buried in a cookbook, I’m browsing and reading reviews for cookware and gadgets. Like I said, I’m obsessed. But, that may be a good thing for the foodie o MORE
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I love food! But I let that love get the best of me and my weight ballooned to more than 300 pounds. My wife and I joined Weight Watchers and, over a three-year period, I lost 100 pounds. However, I refused to give up on the foods I love, from Alfredo to cheeseburgers. I set out to find ways to eat almost anything I wanted, but to prepare it in a healthy way. Now, I'm sharing my love of food and cooking with others interested in living a healthy lifestyle.
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