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7 Ways To Eat Healthier Without Even Realizing

Last chance to make good on those 2015 resolutions.

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2. Stew is the perfect winter food, but it can get a little heavy. This seafood stew is hearty, delicious, and a little bit lighter.

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It's also a show stopper, if you're looking for something to make for a dinner party. Recipe here.

4. Looking for a New Year's breakfast that's special but won't put you in a food coma? Try Jamie Oliver's healthy blueberry smoothie pancakes.

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No whisking required — these pancakes come together in a blender (!!!). You essentially make a healthy blueberry smoothie, then add egg, flour, and baking powder. Any berries will work, and you can totally use frozen ones instead of fresh. Recipe here.

5. STOP cooking everything in olive oil.

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Olive oil has a pretty low smoke point compared to other oils, which means it burns and smokes when you heat it too much. Roasting vegetables in an oven hotter than 375°F? You shouldn't be using olive oil. Searing meat? You shouldn't be using olive oil. Here are 12 things you shouldn't be cooking in olive oil and why, plus suggestions about what you should use instead.