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Caribbean Shrimp

This bright and summery dish has us dreaming of warmer days with a tropical combination of sweet mango, creamy avocado and zesty lime. Mangoes are rich in vitamins A and C, polyphenols, and antioxidants, and help counter damaging free radicals and boost your immune system. Radishes help improve digestion and detoxification, and avocado contains heart-healthy unsaturated fats that allow your…

People swimming in a blue ocean

What better escape-cation than into the water? Solo travelers feel right at home on the beaches of foreign shores. Family trips are much more relaxing when little ones can spend hours in the water while parents enjoy the sun. And there’s a reason honeymoons are frequently filled with turquoise seas and white sands.  Swimming vacations also provide a great way…

GIrl holding a stein at Oktoberfest

Unfortunately, Oktoberfest 2020 was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. While any plans to visit Germany to take part in the festivities will need to be put on hold until at least 2021, why not celebrate Oktoberfest from home? Here’s how you can host your very own Oktoberfest without having to travel to Munich.  Set your menu  When you think…

Norwegian salmon cakes with corn and cucumbers on a white plate.

These Norwegian Style Salmon Cakes utilize canned salmon to a delicious end. A cost-effective way to incorporate more heart-healthy omega-3 fats into your diet, canned salmon takes on a fresh taste when served alongside hydrating dilled cucumbers and fiber-filled corn salad. Cucumbers contain a balance of magnesium, potassium, and vitamin K, which can help lower blood pressure and blood sugar…

Sesame chicken and noodles.

When your pantry and fridge look bleak, reach for this freezer-friendly comfort food recipe that’s an easy dupe for a takeout favorite. Frozen vegetables are preserved at the peak of their freshness, ensuring maximum nutrients. Feel free to swap in brown rice for the noodles, tofu for the chicken, and fresh vegetables for frozen. This recipe is all about making…

Library books in a glass case

Museums, statues and gardens often top the lists of must-see sights across the world. And while they typically have a lot to offer, they’re usually packed with tourists or charge pricey admission fees. That’s why we prefer to visit libraries.  With culture-rich architecture, floor-to-ceiling bookshelves and a calm environment that offers a nice break during a vacation, libraries are the…

Mushrooms on toast on black plate.

This freezer and pantry friendly recipe relies on a few shelf-stable basics to elevate the humble mushroom to a crave-worthy meal. Rich in energy-boosting B vitamins and immune system bolstering vitamin D, mushrooms are an ideal ingredient to add to your quarantine grocery list. They also contain a plethora of antioxidants and trace minerals, aiding everything from brain function to…

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