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Thai-inspired Tofu Spinach Salad Bowl

Thai-inspired Tofu Spinach Salad Bowl by Ginnie Lin   We here at Your Health Forum are big fans of salad. This recipe was born out of a craving for a Thai stir fry, but not having the time to make it! The result was a balanced and filling bowl with nutritious spinach as a base, […]

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Just Say No to Flavored Yogurt. Try These 3 Ingredients Instead

An Alternative to Flavored Yogurt: Plain Greek Yogurt, Chia Seeds, and Granola This “recipe” is more of a recommendation to incorporate three wonderful ingredients into your diet: plain Greek yogurt, granola, and chia seeds. This is a great alternative to flavored yogurts from the grocery store that are loaded with sugar and more like desserts […]

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Needs a Healthy and Quick Snack? Green Beans with Sesame and Soy Sauce in 10-minutes

With the Autumn season quickly approaching, I’m already thinking of Thanksgiving – a roasted turkey, sweet potatoes, and green bean casserole. As one of the few vegetable staples of the Thanksgiving dinner table, green beans get smothered in creamy, salty sauce and topped with deep-fried onions. Delicious but maybe just a little too rich for […]

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Good Carbs vs. Bad Carbs: How to Make the Right Choice for Your Health

Preface by Dr. Cirino Here is a concise article on carbohydrates written by Tiffany Joy Yamut, RN, a registered nurse, blogger, and wellness writer. We have been sensitized to the word “carbohydrates” over the last few decades.  We hear of the “low carbohydrate diet,” and many of us have worked toward the relative absence of […]

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Easy Bok Choy Recipe

From Your Health Forum Founder Dr. Cirino: Looking for a side dish for your meal?  I love bok choy! I first discovered it from a wonderful meal in a Chinese restaurant.  I think it is more versatile than kale and has a nicer texture.  It has gained some popularity in my house.  My children ask […]

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Eggplant Mini-Pizzas

What a great way to use eggplant in place of dough for snacks that are healthy AND tasty! Actually considered a fruit, the eggplant was originally from China and made its way East. It is popularly used in Middle Eastern and Greek dishes. At one point from the 14th century to the 1700’s in Italy, […]