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    The Healthiest, Best-Tasting Low Sugar Yogurts To Buy

    By Clean Plates / September 29, 2022 /

    In theory, yogurt is one of the healthiest foods you can eat. But many yogurts are full of added sugars or artificial sweeteners and flavors or all of the above. We perused the yogurt aisle and found the tastiest options with the least amount of sugar, so you can have all the convenience and enjoyment, without the crash.

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    13 Healthy & Easy Fall Sheet Pan Dinners You’ll Love

    By Clean Plates / September 26, 2022 /

    Sheet pan dinners make short work of dinnertime. They’re basically shorthand for minimal prep and minimal cleanup, which makes them ideal for weeknights, or even a really busy weekend night. Which is why you’ll pretty much always find a sheet pan supper in our weekly rotation. And, because we’re always looking to mix things up, we’ve rounded up 10 more recipes we’re turning to right now.

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    7 Practices To Reduce Your Stress Around Food

    By Clean Plates / September 23, 2022 /

    If food is a source of stress for you, consider these tips for making it a source of stress relief instead.

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    We Taste-Tested Many Sparkling Water Brands and Loved These 6

    By Clean Plates / September 19, 2022 /

    We tried a handful of widely-available seltzers to find the best of the bunch. Here’s what we liked (and what we didn’t). 

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    10 Fall Squash Recipes You Haven’t Tried Yet (We Promise)

    By Clean Plates / September 19, 2022 /

    Pumpkin tends to get all the love in the fall, but the truth is, there are a lot of great autumnal squashes, with a wide variety of textures, flavors, and benefits.

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    11 Canned Pumpkin Recipes That Will Get You Excited for Fall

    By Clean Plates / September 15, 2022 /

    Just thinking about these recipes makes us feel a bit calmer about the back-to-school/back-to-work season. 

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    We Tasted 26 Bags of Ready-to-Eat Popcorn — Here Are Our Favorites

    By Clean Plates / September 14, 2022 /

    Popcorn is one of our top snacks of all time. The love affair started as a substitute for potato chips: popcorn has the same deeply satisfying crispness factor, but without being deep fried.

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    11 Healthy Avocado Recipes You Probably Never Thought Of

    By Clean Plates / September 13, 2022 / Comments Off on 11 Healthy Avocado Recipes You Probably Never Thought Of

    How many times have you bought an armful of avocados from the grocery store, only to find yourself with some that end up a little too ripe after a few days? It’s a conundrum that has happened to us too many times to count, but wasting those delicious avocados is pretty much the last thing…

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    6 Healthy Ways to Manage Weight That Don’t Involve Dieting

    By Clean Plates / September 13, 2022 /

    Weight loss is one of the trickier subjects out there: On the one hand, we know there can be many negative health consequences of carrying significantly extra weight on your body, from a greater difficulty fighting off infections to an increased risk of cardiovascular disease, diabetes, sleep apnea, and certain types of cancer.

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    10 Healthy Peanut Butter Recipes to Use Up the Jar

    By Clean Plates / September 3, 2022 /

    Nut butters get a lot of love from us, but peanut butter still has the number one spot in our hearts. These sweet and savory recipes show why peanut butter is still the nut butter to beat.

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    I Lost 25 Pounds When I Returned Home to Finland — Here’s Why

    By Clean Plates / September 2, 2022 / Comments Off on I Lost 25 Pounds When I Returned Home to Finland — Here’s Why

    I’m an American, but I moved to Finland five years ago with my Finnish husband, where we decided to raise our family. But each and every time I visit family in the United States, I gain weight. And just as predictably, the weight slides off as I return to the healthier diet options and wellness-focused…

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