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Archive for October, 2010
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By Lynda Fassa I love this time of year. Besides hustling for the school bus in the morning and the magic of birthdays for two of my kids, autumn in the Northeast brings the gorgeous spectrum of turning leaves and the appeal of crisp fresh apples…. Read more

1-2 cans chickpeas 1/3 cup tahini 2 garlic gloves, grated Juice of 1 lemon 1 tsp ground cumin 1/2 tsp ground coriander sea salt and pepper to taste 1 cup water in a food processor add tahini, garlic, lemon juice, cumin, coriander,… Read more

2-3 large sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into chunks chicken stock (about 1/4 -1/2 cup) 1 Tbs honey 1/2 fresh lemon Nutmeg to taste (optional) Place cut sweet potatoes into a sauce pot with steam basket and steam for 20-30 minutes. Drain and… Read more

• 3 Haas avocados, halved, seeded and peeled • 1 lime, juiced • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne • 1/2 medium onion, diced • 2 Roma tomatoes, seeded and diced • 1 tablespoon… Read more

  1 (12 ounce) can chickpeas (garbanzo beans), drained 2 tablespoons olive oil Salt (optional) 1 tsp garlic powder (optional) 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper (optional) 1 tsp cumin   1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C). 2…. Read more

1 tsp olive oil 1 cup finely chopped onion 3-5 cloves of garlic, minced 1-2 Tbs chili powder 1 -2 Tablespoons of your favorite salsa 1/4 tsp pepper 1/4 tsp salt 2 (15 oz) cans black beans, drained and rinsed 2 (14.5 oz) or 1 (28 oz) can… Read more

by WGGB Staff SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — It’s a problem spanning communities and schools across the Valley and the nation: Bullying.  As the Western Massachusetts’ only locally owned and operated stations, abc40 and FOX 6 are committed to our… Read more

By Lisa Spodak (ResultsNotTypical@worldnow.com)Provided by WorldNow I had some trouble staying on track this week, but managed to maintain my weight in the end.  I’m trying to keep from being disappointed and just move on and focus on the new week… Read more

By By Luigi Fraschini By Luigi Fraschini Cold, wet rain beats down on your head as you stand on the shoulder of the road. Your car is stalled, with no help in sight. It’s not a pretty picture, but it is something thousands will experience… Read more

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By Gregg Newby Content provided by  If you’re like most people, you probably yawn and stretch the first thing every morning. Whether you lift your arms or arch your back, it probably comes naturally to you. But if that’s all the stretching you do… Read more

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By Dr. Carolyn Taggart-Burns for Charge Up For Good Health  When trick-or-treaters ring my doorbell on Halloween, I toss a toothbrush in their bag. But make no mistake — our neighborhood might as well be Candy Land. My kids got a scary amount of… Read more

in partnership with You never plan to have a mishap on what’s supposed to be a blissful break from reality, but sometimes the real world refuses to be left behind. Here are true stories from honeymooners who’ve had a little trouble with… Read more

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By Dana Wagner for Bright Smile Beautiful You  If you’re like most women, you think of pumpkin just twice a year: once as a glorified candleholder come Halloween and then again as the indulgent finishing touch to your Thanksgiving dinner feast…. Read more

By By David ReplogleBy David Replogle I speak from experience when I say studying abroad is one of the best experiences one can have during college. After spending four months living on the Spanish coast, visiting 13 countries and posting a record… Read more

By Thomas P. Farley It’s less than a week before the biggest Halloween bash in town, but you still don’t know what you’re wearing. The one thing you do know is that you won’t be repeating last year’s lameness, when you threw on a summer softball… Read more