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Kid-Friendly Whole Grain Recipes

Whole grains are an important of a healthy diet, but unfortunately are lacking in many of our kitchens today. In fact, according to a 2015 survey by the Whole Grains Council, only 31 percent of Americans always choose whole grains…...

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Recipes to get Your Veggies in

A study by the Centers for Disease Control shows that 60 percent of children and 18 percent of adults aren’t getting enough fruit each day, and worse: 93 percent of children and 83 percent of adults are deficient in veggies.…...

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Jicama Salad

This jicama salad recipe is refreshing, light and tasty…great for summer as a salad, appetizer or side-dish. Jicama is especially beneficial due to its high vitamin C and fiber content. It is instrumental in strengthening the structure of our capillaries,…...

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Mango Salsa

If you’re tired of the good ol’ tomato based salsa, try this fresh and tasty mango salsa recipe. It is absolutely delicious and because of the mangos, provides wonderful health benefits too! It improves digestions, lowers cholesterol, is high in…...

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Chicken and Sundried Tomatoes

This is an absolutely delicious chicken salad recipe, that is low-fat and tasty. The sundried tomatoes and pistachios give the chicken an amazing flavor that you’ll swoon over, while the spinach provides some essential vitamins and minerals. This chicken salad…...

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I love this shake and like to refer to it as the “Lean Green Machine.”  Because of the Kale, the shake is extremely high in both Vitamin A and Vitamin C.  To round out the protein, I’ll often will have…...

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Chickpea Salad

Chick peas are loaded with fiber and are a good source of protein. This salad has a Mediterranean flare and makes a great side salad for barbecues, and summer parties. Taking only five minutes to make, this salad makes entertaining a cinch....

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This salad can be eaten as a meal by itself, or as a side dish. All the vegetables in this recipe hold their shape and crispness longer than lettuce. So if you go to the grocery store once a week, you can still use the vegetables towards the end of the week and not worry about them going bad. Further, the veggies included are high in nutrients....

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