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A twist on tradition

As seen in @Affinity magazine… Along with the holidays comes a deep adoration for traditional dishes, such as stuffing, green beans and even the bread basket. Many of our favorites are laden with calories, fat and carbohydrates, so we tested these healthy sides in the kitchen and give them the green light as new additions […]

Meal planning for diabetics: A meal-by-meal guide

Meal planning for your week can take some extra time initially, but knowing what ingredients you need for each meal can save time and stress during you daily routine, especially if you have special dietary needs. Below are enough ideas for each meal of the day to go through one week, and they’re all diabetes-friendly! […]

Foods that help you stay hydrated

Some people find it difficult to reach for water during the day. By incorporating these foods into your diet, you’ll secretly be satisfying your thirst and hunger at the same time! Here’s a list of quintessential fruits and vegetables to keep your body hydrated throughout the day. Cucumber Sailing in with 96.7 percent water content, […]

Healthy tomato pizza sauce recipe

Pizza seems to be a comfort food for many folks, yet it’s considered a “not-so-healthy” choice. There are many ways to make your pizza healthier, and the sauce is one item that could use a makeover. Making pizza sauce is not hard, and not all pizza sauces have to be tomato-based. A basil or spinach […]

All about fennel

If you are eating seasonally, you are in luck because there are many foods grown in Wisconsin that are in season this time of year. One of my favorites is fennel. Fun fact: fennel is a flowering plant that belongs to the same plant family as carrots. Fennel is a hardy perennial plant, considered both […]

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