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Celebrate National Nutrition Month

Ready to celebrate healthy eating?  This year’s theme, “Go Further With Food,” is a great reminder of food’s important role as fuel for the body.  It’s also an opportunity to provide savvy shoppers with tips to stretch the weekly grocery … Continue reading

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All in a Name

Keeping up with New Year’s resolutions to eat healthfully can be challenging, and by mid-January, some of those goals already feel impossible.  If vowing to eat more veggies was on your list but has proved to be difficult for your … Continue reading

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Deck the Halls Healthfully

Celebrate the holiday season with a healthy table.  Fruit takes a starring role with these stunning, wholesome centerpieces.  Read more at Food and Health.

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Back-to-School at the Grocery Store

Though back-to-school shopping usually brings thoughts of new pencils and sneakers to mind, the grocery store is also important to consider!  Not only is it a regular destination for most families, but it provides the fuel that powers busy schedules … Continue reading

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A Summer of Green

With summer in full swing, it’s a great time to enjoy all things green!  Earlier this summer, my students experienced the wonder of indoor gardening with salad greens.  In just a few weeks time, we grew a bumper crop of … Continue reading

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Red, White and Blueberry Bread

Ingredients 2 cups all- purpose flour ¾ cup granulated sugar 1 teaspoon baking powder ½ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon baking soda ¼ cup water 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/8 teaspoon each cardamom and ginger 2/3 cup water 2 tablespoons sunflower … Continue reading

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Happy National Nutrition Month!

This month is all about making small changes that lead to a healthier lifestyle, one forkful at a time.  Eating as a family is a great place to start.  Recent studies have found that regular family meals provide a variety … Continue reading

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