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Fire up the grill for these healthy cookout ideas

Summertime means cookout time, but just because it comes from the grill doesn’t mean it has to be unhealthy! We have ideas for keeping your summer diet healthy for your heart and your waistline—all it takes is thinking a little differently about the standard grilled menu. Go fishin’ Forgo the traditional beef griller for fish! […]

Healthy foods for Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo (May 5) is often mistaken as a celebration of Mexico’s Independence Day. September 16, however, is Mexico’s Independence Day and Cinco de Mayo commemorates the Battle of Puebla, an important victory in Mexican history. Due to civil unrest and economic hardships during the 1800s, Mexico announced that it would be delaying the […]

Chia: not just your average seed

When it comes to recent food trends, it is almost impossible to ignore the increased use and popularity of Salvia hispanica L. Salvia hispani… what? Salvia hispanica L. is popularly known as chia seeds. This mint-related plant is leaving its mark on the food industry and is ever so prevalent on the Internet. If you […]

Nutritional benefits of Navy beans

Navy beans, you know them, those small off-white colored beans that look… well, pretty plain. Did you know they pack a nutritional punch? Navy beans, like most beans, are high in fiber and low in fat – perfect for folks who want to eat healthier or who are watching their waistlines. These beans are high […]

Super (healthy) Bowl Party!

Well, the Packers are not going to the Super Bowl this year. However, many folks will be watching the game anyway – which means Super Bowl parties! This is a time when friends and family get together to cheer on their favorite team. Along with all the cheering, there is a lot of eating! Super […]

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