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Spring Chicken & Snow Pea Salad

Thinly sliced, crunchy snow peas, combined with a creamy Asian dressing, makes a delicious, and healthy, sweet spring salad. Ingredients 1lb boneless, skinless chicken breast, trimmed 14 oz. cans reduced-sodium chicken broth 3 tablespoons rice vinegar 3 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce 3 teaspoons toasted sesame oil 2 tablespoons tahini, or cashew butter 1 tablespoon fresh ginger (minced) 2 cloves garlic (minced) 1lb snow peas (trimmed and thinly slivered lengthwise) 2 tablespoons chopped cashews Directions Step 1 Place chicken in a medium skillet or saucepan and add broth; bring to a boil. Step 2 Cover, reduce heat to low, and simmer gently until cooked through and no longer pink in the middle, 10 to 12 minutes. Step 3 Transfer the chicken …

Checklist: What to bring and pack when planning a weekend on the slopes

Have you been lusting over a long weekend on the slopes and it’s finally here? And all of a sudden, you are wondering what in the heck you should bring?! Well, don’t panic, packing for a ski trip isn’t as daunting as it sounds. And while the clothes may be bigger than say if you were packing for the beach, don’t let that deter you. The most obvious thing about a ski weekend is the fact that it will most likely be cold.  One of the great things about spending a weekend on the slopes is that you’ll be in your snow gear all day, the only real clothes you’ll need is if after you want to enjoy some of …

Snowshoeing: A Sweetheart’s Guide to the Perfect Getaway

An outdoor snowshoeing adventure, spectacular views, and a little exercise are just a hike away.

Snow Playground This Winter

With a base of snow on the Sierras this Winter, December is a great time to enjoy local sledding and snow-tubing spots

Winter Safety

Snow, ice and the winter landscape can be beautiful. Unfortunately, it can also be harsh, unforgiving and downright dangerous. However, according to Dr. David Tillitt, there are some simple things we can do to protect ourselves this and every winter.