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Category Archive: What’s Cooking

Aug 13

Peppers and more Peppers!

Is your summer over and have you started school? If so, what does your diet and excercise regime look like now? Are you eating out more? Are you chilling out in front of the television when you get home; or are you participating in after school activites? Please continue to follow as we promote and encorage each other to live happier and …

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Aug 06

Increasing Fruits & Veggies

 

For those of us following the PALA+ Challenge, one of our weekly nutrition goals is to make half your plate fruits and vegetables. All forms of count (fresh, frozen, canned in water or 100 percent juice, dried, or 100 percent juice), yet sometimes it is still difficult to fill your plate with the healthy …

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Apr 20

Fruit of the Month: Asian Pear

 

Every month the CDC highlights a fruit and vegetable that belong in a healthy diet. April's fruit of the month is the Asian pear.  The Asian pear is a mix of a pear and an apple. …

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Apr 01

Veggie of the Month: Tomatillos

Every month the CDC highlights a fruit and vegetable that should be in a healthy diet. April Fools! This month's vegetable is actually a fruit – the tomatillo. A tomatillo looks like a small green or yellow tomato wrapped in a brown husk. Tomatillos are popular in Mexican and Tex-Mex cuisine and are available year …

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Mar 30

Fruit of the Month: Exotic Winter Fruit

Every month the CDC highlights a fruit and vegetable that belong in a healthy diet. March's fruits of the month are exotic winter fruits like the tamarillo, feijoa, red banana, kiwano melon, and guava . These fruits are very popular in South and Central America and now readily available in local markets. Like most fruits they are low …

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