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How To Throw a Holiday Party

3 step guide to throwing a holiday party and not going nuts Between the recipe planning, the shopping, the cleaning—oh the never-ending cleaning!—and the crafting (which inevitably ends with you...
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Can Raw Food Actually Be Delicious?

We investigate raw food dining spot The Cider Press Café. It’s hot. It’s humid. It’s officially summer in Southwest Florida. Which means the thought of eating something hot makes me feel like I’ll...
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Your Grocery Store Is Making You Fat

Here’s How To Beat The System Grocery shopping seems like it should be easy, right? Make a list, check it twice, get nothing naughty—just lean proteins, veggies and maybe some brown rice. In reality,...
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Scope for Hope 5k

March is Colorectal Awareness Month. Meet two local champions for the colorectal cause. In May 2009, Vera Owens, an avid runner, went for a routine colonoscopy.  “I was doing it every two years because my...
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Sprinkle When You Sprint?

This athletic pad has you covered. (And yes, this is for real.) Hand any woman over the age of 30 a jump rope and you have two camps: Those that have not had children and those that have. The childless start...
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6 Healthy Cookbooks You Need in Your Kitchen

Your dinner will thank you. Chicken, brown rice, broccoli, repeat. Sound familiar? We’ve got a few new cookbooks we’re scoping out, and all for different reasons. From gluten free to paleo to plant-based,...
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The Restaurant Where Fit Food is Always In Season

A Table Apart in Bonita Springs is all about fresh, sustainable seafood. Savory and fresh fare are abundant at local eatery A Table Apart, nestled along Bonita Beach Road in Bonita Springs. Owner and Chef...