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Be Smart, Eat Well, Get Healthy 2021

sweet potatoes on cutting board

Not so sweet potatoes

I have a confession. I never liked sweet potatoes. The thought of the sticky sweet marshmallow goo left me feeling a bit nauseous….now, don’t get me wrong. I respect tradition and have always made room on my holiday table for the required side dish. But it was all obligation until…..I discovered...
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avocados and vegetables on bread

Celebrate Avocados!

July 31 is national avocado day! These fruits are a relatively recent player on the super foods all star line up. What’s so super about them? Avocados have a high content of healthy fats which boost your good HDL cholesterol. The fruit offers approximately 20 vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants,...
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busy parent

Eat your best to de-stress!

It’s May! And while we envision long springtime days filled with picnics and smiling children….that is often not our reality. May is busy, particularly this year. I’ve heard from many parents and teachers that they are not sure they are going to make it through to June! What with several sport...
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plate of chicken

Now's the time to use your slow cooker

January is National Slow Cooker month! How fitting! There is nothing like coming in from the cold to the cozy smell of comfort food cooking unattended on your counter. I have found, over the years, that there is a sweet spot in the timing of slow cookery. If your days necessitate leaving the house...
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