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SMART SNACKING:  Create A Great Guacamole Dip
By April 26, 2017 Read More →

SMART SNACKING: Create A Great Guacamole Dip

(NAPSI)—Here’s a treat just about everyone is sure to adore. Loaded with fresh herbs, it’s a guacamole that’s a nutritious snack anytime of the day. Green Goddess Guacamole With Harvest Stone® Organic Crackers Prep Time: 15 minutes Total Time: 20 minutes Serves: 4 2 ripe avocados, peeled and pitted ¼ cup light sour cream 2 […]

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By April 20, 2017 Read More →

USDA Provides Food Safety Tips for Kitchen Confidence ……….

WASHINGTON — With spring renewal upon us, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service invites home cooks to gain kitchen confidence by refreshing their perspectives on food safety. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that each year approximately 48 million Americans suffer from foodborne illnesses, leading to 128,000 hospitalizations […]

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FABULOUS FOOD:  California Sweet Potatoes For Holidays And Every Day       ……..
By March 23, 2017 Read More →

FABULOUS FOOD: California Sweet Potatoes For Holidays And Every Day ……..

(NAPSI)—Here’s food for thought: As more and more Americans realize, sweet potatoes can be enjoyed not only during the winter holidays but on other holidays and on a regular old Tuesday night, for that matter. High in vitamin B6, vitamin A, carotene and potassium, rich in antioxidants, vitamins C and E and a great source […]

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Five Tips To Shake Up Your Everyday Chicken Dinner       ……..
By March 15, 2017 Read More →

Five Tips To Shake Up Your Everyday Chicken Dinner ……..

(NAPSI)—While it can be easy to get stuck in a rut with family meal options, especially as schedules get hectic and you don’t have much time to plan ahead, there are easy ways to shake up your next chicken dinner and excite everyone’s taste buds.   Opt for bold flavors—Chicken is America’s favorite way to […]

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Native Florida Fry Bread (Florida Harvest Vegetable Fritters)       ……..
By March 8, 2017 Read More →

Native Florida Fry Bread (Florida Harvest Vegetable Fritters) ……..

 Treat your mouth to something good. Ingredients: 1 cup zucchini or yellow squash, seeds removed, chopped fine 1 cup snap beans, diced small 1 cup corn, shucked, kernels removed from cob 1 cup natural flour 1 cup cornmeal 1 tablespoon fresh sage, chopped fine, or 1 teaspoon dried 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 cup garbanzo […]

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Zucchini Chips        …….
By March 1, 2017 Read More →

Zucchini Chips …….

A great way to start things. Ingredients:   Zucchini Chips 1/4 cup dry breadcrumbs 1/4 cup grated fresh Parmesan cheese 1/4 teaspoon seasoned salt 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 2 tablespoons fat-free milk 2 ½ cups Florida zucchini, sliced 1/4-inch thick Cooking spray   Feta and Dill Dip 1 cup […]

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NUTRITION NEWS AND NOTES         ………
By February 25, 2017 Read More →

NUTRITION NEWS AND NOTES ………

Paint Your Plate Purple (With Produce)   (NAPSI)—Mealtime’s about to get a lot more colorful. Registered dietitians and other health professionals recommend eating fruits and vegetables in a wide variety of colors. Why? It’s not just to make your plate pop. A colorful diet helps ensure you’re getting the broadest possible range of vitamins, minerals […]

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Florida Avocado Smoothie       ……..
By February 22, 2017 Read More →

Florida Avocado Smoothie ……..

 Really flavorful. Ingredients: 2 cups fresh Florida avocado, peeled and pit removed 1 cup low-fat milk 2 cups vanilla frozen low-fat yogurt 8 ice cubes Directions: Place avocado and milk in blender (make sure lid is on tight). Blend on high speed until smooth. Add frozen yogurt and ice cubes and continue to blend until […]

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Rock Shrimp Cheese Strada       …….
By February 15, 2017 Read More →

Rock Shrimp Cheese Strada …….

Melts in your mouth. Ingredients: 1 pound rock shrimp, peeled 6 slices whole-wheat white bread 3 tablespoons of butter, softened 1 ½ cups shredded cheddar cheese 2 tomatoes, thinly sliced 6 eggs, beaten 2 cups half-and-half 1 teaspoon salt Directions: Add shrimp to boiling water and cook for 2 minutes; drain well and set aside. […]

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Florida Steak Bowl       ……..
By February 8, 2017 Read More →

Florida Steak Bowl ……..

Bursting with flavor. Ingredients: 1 eight-ounce strip steak 1 teaspoon Latin spice mix 2 ears corn, roasted and kernels removed from the cob 1 large tomato, diced 1 cup black beans, from a can, drained 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, hand torn 1/2 lime, juiced (plus more if desired) 1/4 teaspoon powdered cumin Your favorite hot sauce […]

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