Cranberry Upside-Down Cake

This rustic cake is a delicious sweet nothings alternative to pie and uses one of the tastiest fruits of the fall harvest—cranberries. The basic recipe is very versatile and can be made with apples, pears, peaches, plums or any full-flavored, slightly acidic fruit. Just arrange the fruit in the skillet before you pour the batter over it. The cake is best served warm; if you can, put it in the oven just before you sit down to dinner.

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Mediterranean Diet 101: A Diet That Can Cause Weight Loss

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Well here I am again writing about healthy eating and what “diet” might be best. I have found through the years as a personal trainer with teaching, coaching, and consulting our in home personal training clients that there is no one specific diet that works for everyone. As I have said in the past use a “diet” as a stepping stone or a tool to use to change the way you see and feel about food. Use it to start a lifestyle change in your eating habits, that is the way to lose the weight you wish and dream of and keep it off!

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