food

Fall Veggies: A Rainbow of Variety

Each season produces a variety of fruits and vegetables; fall is no exception. During the fall season, the variety of colorful vegetables is abundant. You can find, at the grocer and your local farmers market, a selection of vegetables in hues of : orange, yellow, green, red, and white. Certainly, some fall vegetables are available […]

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New Ways to Enjoy Summer Squash

Summer squash is plentiful during the month of July. The farmers markets and grocers are stocked with yellow squash, zucchini, and pattypan (the big, green and yellow squash). Yet, with so much variety and abundance of squash, it can be difficult to think of new ways to prepare it. There are many ways that summer […]

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Life without Fruits & Vegetables

Imagine for a minute a life without fruits and vegetables, and only having access to poor quality food. Day after day your meals consist of foods high in sodium, preservatives, and sugar. I couldn’t imagine a life without a good salad. Could you? Yet, for many people living in rural and urban areas, a life […]

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Real Men Do Eat Salad!

My loving husband is what you might call “A man’s man.” He’s big, strong, and carries himself like a “real man.” But, contrary to his big physique, he’s not your average meat and potatoes kind of guy — he loves salad! Of course, my husband’s salads are not the dainty portions that I eat. His […]

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Tame Your Hunger

Are you finding yourself feeling hungry most of the day? You’re eating, but not feeling satisfied.  Well, one reason for your constant hunger may be the lack of lean protein in your diet. Eating foods high in lean protein, such as fish, lean meat, poultry, soybean, and eggs help curb hunger and promote weight loss. […]

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