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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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Florida Arugula and Goat Cheese Salad with Citrus and Strawberry       ……..
By February 1, 2017 Read More →

Florida Arugula and Goat Cheese Salad with Citrus and Strawberry ……..

A tasty treat.   Ingredients: 16 ounces arugula, rinsed and drained 1 dozen strawberries, rinsed, hulled and sliced 2 oranges, peeled and segmented 8 ounces goat cheese, crumbled 1 lemon, juiced 1 tablespoon olive oil sea salt to taste fresh ground pepper to taste Directions: In a medium-sized mixing bowl, add arugula, lemon juice and […]

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Noodles to the Rescue: Make Dinner In a Snap        ……..
By January 18, 2017 Read More →

Noodles to the Rescue: Make Dinner In a Snap ……..

(NewsUSA) – It used to be that families sat down at the dinner table and ate their evening meal together. These days, parents are juggling work and home, while running kids to and from various activities. Because of all of these demands, it can be a struggle to find a recipe solution that meets your […]

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Sauces for the Win: Why They’re A Hit At A Party       …….
By January 12, 2017 Read More →

Sauces for the Win: Why They’re A Hit At A Party …….

(NewsUSA) – It’s that time of year again–the time when families and friends come together to celebrate with food and open arms.     With these highly anticipated games come the equally anticipated snacks–from chips and dip to wings and hot sauce. In fact, a lot can be said from people’s usage of dips and […]

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Three Simple Swaps for a Healthier Lunch       …….
By December 26, 2016 Read More →

Three Simple Swaps for a Healthier Lunch …….

(NewsUSA)  – Choosing a healthy lunch doesn’t have to be boring or a day-to-day challenge.   In fact, there are plenty of tasty and healthier substitutions you can make to your favorite meals when eating out or packing a lunch, such as adding more fresh fruits and vegetables and reducing refined grain products such as […]

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Popular Pair: Warm Dip And Crispy Crackers        ……….
By December 19, 2016 Read More →

Popular Pair: Warm Dip And Crispy Crackers ……….

(NAPSI)—The next time the party’s at your place, try this light take on a classic dip that’s lower in fat but not in flavor: Warm Spinach and Artichoke Dip Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 35 minutes Serves: 4 to 6 1 Tbsp olive oil 1 pkg (5 oz) spinach ⅓ […]

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Freshen Up Your Meal Prep        …….
By December 17, 2016 Read More →

Freshen Up Your Meal Prep …….

by Rachael DeVaux, RD   (NAPSI)—With more than 3.9 million “mealprep” hashtags on Instagram, many people have found success in living a healthier lifestyle through meal prepping. Not only does it save you time during the busy workweek, it allows for a better variety of healthy, ready-to-eat foods at your disposal. Prepping 101 Of course, […]

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