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Healthy Brown Cakes

Chef Michael De Berry

I have been hearing great feedback from campers and staff asking for some Chef Mike recipes - so here is a tasty, healthy recipe for brown cakes from Chef Mike that is pr...

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Watermelon Salad with Feta Cheese, Arugula & Spinach

Joan Lunden

It might not feel like it today in NY, but summertime is coming to an end. However, that doesn’t mean our fruity, colorful, refreshing summer salads have to as well.


Fire Up the Grill but Turn Down the Heat!

Dr. Z

Are you having a Labor Day BBQ this weekend? Let Dr. Z explain to us why we must be careful about cooking our food at high temperatures!

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Bruschetta and Crostini

Joan Lunden

Some people crave sweets. Thank God for small favors that I don't. I do, however, make up for it by loving crunchy munchies.

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Healthy Pizza

Joan Lunden

Everyone thinks of kids when they think of pizza. But let's be honest, I think all of us, especially us kids at heart, really adore pizza.

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​Spinach Dip

Joan Lunden

Prepackaged spinach makes this reduced-fat version of the classic spinach dip truly convenient.

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​Guiltless Potato Skins with Salsa and Cheese

Joan Lunden

Potato skins are one of my favorite things in life. (Why are all the good things usually fattening? And all of the fattening things good?).

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Joan Lunden

Only after I moved to New York City did I discover hummus, a traditional Middle Eastern chickpea dip usually served with pocket or pita bread.

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Spicy Chicken Tortilla Soup

Joan Lunden

Living in Mexico City for three-and-a-half years during college, I fell for tortilla soup, a classic recipe that you can't appreciate on paper as much as when you're eati...

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​Elise’s Broccoli Soup

Joan Lunden

Another versatile soup. Make it creamy by putting it through the food processor, or leave it with colorful chunks of broccoli.