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Feeling Tired? Eat A Pickle!

My trivia question on the Morning Show this morning was "you typically get a boost of energy within a minute after eating this.  What is it?"  It's a Pickle!

The Pickle.  That, sometime forgotten, overlooked, disrespected, vegetable

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Thanksgiving Can Be Good For Your Self-Esteem

Ahhh, the holidays.  Our family is gearing up.  All of our kids, and their kids, will be home for Thanksgiving.  Everybody pitches in, fixing this and that, setting the table for the big dinner, and more

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Restaurant Week Is A Delicious Grand Rapids Treat

Restaurant Week in Grand Rapids is wrapping up this weekend and what a 'delicious' 10 days it has been.  Experience Grand Rapids, the organizer for 2011, says it's been another good year.  President Doug Small says, “ indications for Restaurant Week Grand Rapids 2011 show that the Grand Rapids community had room for “seconds”. We’ve heard from most individual restaurateurs that they’ve had solid business."

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Restaurant Week Menus Are Set

Their is some delicious food waiting for you during Restaurant Week 2011.

With 71 restaurants in the greater Grand Rapids area participating in this year's event from November 3rd to the 13th, the menus are set and ready to go.

Many restaurants will offer three course meals for $25 and some restaurants will offer two meals for that price, giving consumers a chance to experience fine dining on a budget.

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Who Says Comfort Food Is Bad For You

The pleasures of comfort food may extend far beyond tickled taste buds. A new study shows eating fatty foods could help ward off the blues, even when people don't know they're consuming fat. Researchers injected fatty acids directly into the stomachs of half a dozen participants and then exposed them to sad music and images

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You Are Where You Eat

Remember those New Year's resolutions to eat better, be in better shape. Eight months in, how is it going? Maybe it is not what you eat, but where you eat it. I've always thought it was easier to lose / maintain weight during the wa

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Your Favorite Burger Topping

Another great evening for grilling on the backyard deck. Is there anything better than a good, old-fashioned cheeseburger? TV 13 found the best restaurant burger was from some place up north. I'll bet we can do better in our backyard.....as long as the burger has nothing to do with olives. Hate olives.

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Who Is Your Favorite TV Chef

After a lot of trial and error, I am getting better at grilling foods other than burgers, hot dogs etc. Like most, I get a lot of my backyard grill ideas from t.v. My favorite of all the t.v. cooks is Steven Raichlen fro

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What Do Dogs Think About? [VIDEO]

My mind drifts rapidly and endlessly throughout the day.

A shopping list. A song. A task. Something they should have invented a long time ago. The image of a beautiful woman. A potentially world-changing philosophy.

The mind of a dog, however, is far less fickle.

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Grocery Delivery 2.0

It was conceived a few years back - but it never quite happened.

Groceries delivered to your home from internet orders was an intriguing idea, and for a while we thought we were close to getting it through Priceline and local retailers.

Now Walmart's going to give it a go.

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Is Sugar Safe To Eat?

Gary Taubes posted a story in the New York Times Magazine blog today questioning the food safety of one of the western diet's most beloved components - sugar.

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[video]Star of Food Network/Ice Brigade Randy Finch Chats With Kim Carson

I tried to get Randy Finch on the air with me the week his show was going to debut but he was already in Hollywood for the BIG Premiere show party.  I had the feeling that I had to get this guy before he gets too big

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