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Eat Well and Lose Weight

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Tangy Tomatillo-Cumin Salsa

At O Ya, F&W Best New Chef 2008 Tim Cushman focuses on Japanese flavors, but at home, he's been making all kinds of salsas to top grilled fish and lean meat. "Really spicy salsas give me a 'chile buzz,' almost an endorphin rush, so I tend to eat less," he explains. The jalapeño in this tomatillo-based salsa is also good source of vitamin C and can be either mild or fiery (depending on whether you leave in the seeds).

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