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Wellness for the Family: Healthy & Simple Alternatives for Junk Food Cravings

We all have a our go-to snack cravings and sometimes they’re not the healthiest. Plus, National Junk Food Day is Wednesday, July 21st and with that in mind, registered dietician with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, Shanthi Appelo has some tips for healthy alternatives.

Check out the Zoom video above for details on the recipe that Shanthi recommends.

Click here to connect with Shanthi and to see more recipes through Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan.

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10 Simple Dinner Ideas for Healthy Eating in Real Life

You may think that preparing healthy, delicious dinners at home is a complicated process, but I’m here to tell you that it doesn’t have to be.

Even though I love food and enjoy cooking, I like to keep it simple when it comes to mealtime. This means choosing recipes that are easy to follow and don’t involve complicated cooking techniques or seemingly never-ending steps.

Here are 10 of my go-to simple dinner recipes that can help you get a healthy meal on the table quickly.

Sweet potatoes are loaded with beneficial nutrients like beta carotene, vitamin C, potassium, and fiber

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How to Make Traditional Tres Leches Cake: Simple Recipe to Follow

Chef Pati Jinich remembers growing up in Mexico City and, when it was time to celebrate, she and her family headed straight to Macram, a regional chain that specialized in one thing. “This was a tres leches bakery,” she remembers. “You would go there for a birthday cake or for Sunday comida. Bringing the cake back home was a big event.”

Jinich has since perfected the traditional tres leches cake recipe and many adaptations, having to make it out of necessity when she first came to the U.S. more than two decades ago. “When I first moved here, you

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