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Health Tip of the Day

Dress Up Your Salad

You can add more heart-healthy soy to your diet with this salad dressing: Combine two tablespoons of yellow miso, 2/3 cup of fresh carrot juice and 1 tablespoon each of soy oil, grated fresh ginger, rice vinegar and honey. Then pour some of the dressing onto your salad and refrigerate the rest for later use.