To help those who have made resolutions to shed a few pounds in the new year, Eating Well magazine has three freebies that couldn't be easier to grab. For people not familiar with the magazine, it introduces its readers to new foods and new ideas for foods commonly eaten. There are recipes for hearty soups to delicious sandwiches, even a mouth-watering snack or breakfast-on-the-go called Coconut-Carrot Morning Glory Muffin.
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With these freebies, there is no waiting to receive them through the mail and nothing to sign up for, such as newsletters or other email spam. The magazine does sponsor giveaways that include kitchenware to make cooking healthier and less time-consuming.
There are recipes in the February 2013 issue of the magazine for grapefruits. Grapefruits, oranges, lemons and limes are in season now. Make use of these citrus fruits in salads, as part of a healthy breakfast and as after-school snacks.