Author Archive: Andra

Winter Skin Annoyances, Solved

The right fix for your face Dry skin is dry skin, right? Nope. Everyone's complexion is a little bit different, so when cold air hits, your best defense (and repair) depends on your skin type, lifestyle, habits, and even your…
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ADHD diagnoses rise to 11% of kids

The number of children diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) continues to climb, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. There has been a 42% increase in the number of reported cases of ADHD since 2003,…
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Veggie Sausage Rolls

Ingredients : 3 sheets puff pastry, thawed 1 large onion, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves 1 swede, grated 1 large potato, grated 1 large carrot, grated 1 large zucchini, grated 1 can cannellini beans (or your favourite beans), drained and…
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Hazelnut-Praline Torte

servings: 12 Ingredients   1 1/4 cups hazelnuts, toasted, finely ground 1 3/4 cups walnuts, toasted, finely ground 1 1/2 cups confectioners' sugar, sifted, plus more for dusting 9 large eggs, separated, room temperature 1 1/4 teaspoons salt 3/4 cup…
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Chocolate Peanut-Butter Hedgehog Truffles

The truffles can be made up to a week ahead and stored in a single layer, covered, in the refrigerator. prep: 1 hour 10 mins total time: 3 hours 40 mins yield: Makes about 60 truffles        …
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Caprese Salad

Prep Time 20min   We serve mozzarella and tomatoes with a loaf of crusty bread and/or a couple of ears of local corn and call it dinner. The amounts here are approximate: Everyone in my family eats a large tomato and…
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Easy Exercise for Teens

Finding it hard to fit in fitness? Just getting through a day of school and after-school commitments can leave most of us wondering where to find time — and if all the running around we do counts as exercise. (It…
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Eat Less Sodium: Quick tips

Nine out of 10 Americans eat much more sodium (salt) than they need. Too much sodium increases your risk for health problems like high blood pressure. Use these tips to help lower the sodium in your diet.   Know your…
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