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Why Do My Feet Hurt?

A lot of people become more active as the weather gets nicer, but develop back, hip, knee, ankle, or foot pain for an unknown reason. The answer could be as simple as looking down at your feet. If you see your bare feet, flip-flops or sandals, you probably have your answer. During the fall and […]

Shepherd’s Pie

Ingredients 1 1/4 pounds small red-skinned potatoes 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 small onion, finely chopped 1 carrot, finely chopped 2 large tomatoes, chopped 1 1/2 tablespoons chili powder Kosher salt 1/2 pound 93 percent lean ground turkey 1/2 pound 90 percent lean ground beef sirloin 1 1/2 cups frozen peas 1/2 cup low-fat […]

Snapping Hip Syndrome

Snapping Hip Syndrome, also known as coxa saltans or “dancer’s hip” is a vague term describing a snapping or popping sensation that occurs during hip movements. It is common in dancers, gymnasts, runners and soccer players, typically in the 15-40 year old age range, and is more prevalent in females than males. There are two […]

Fish Tacos with Tomatillo Sauce

Ingredients 12 ounces whitefish, such as cod or tilapia Salt and pepper to taste (optional) 1/4 head Napa cabbage (1 1/2 cups) 1 teaspoon cumin 2 teaspoons paprika 1/2 teaspoon chili powder 1/2 small yellow onion, diced (1/4 cup) 2 tablespoons minced cilantro 2 red Fresno peppers, diced Zest and juice of 1 lime (1/2 […]

Roasted Corn, Pepper, and Tomato Chowder

There is nothing like a bowl of warm, hearty soup for these cold winter days.  And what makes it even better is when it is low in calories.  Try this recipe for something different. Ingredients 3 red bell peppers, halved and seeded 3 ears shucked corn 1 1/2 pounds tomatoes, halved, seeded, and peeled (about 4) 2 tablespoons […]