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Healthy Eats and Repeat

Highlighting Food, Recipes, and Ideas for a Healthy Lifestyle
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Classic Food: Tomato Juice

Do you enjoy drinking your vegetables? And no, I am not referring to green smoothies. Today's post is on tomato juice. Let's save green smoothies and vegetable juice – a blend of veggies – for another day. Nutrition An 8-oz cup of tomato juice has around 40 calories, 9g carbohydrates, 1g fiber, 2g protein, and a variety of vitamins and minerals, includ...

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Rarin' for a Raisin

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Ants on a log. Carrot-raisin salad. Oatmeal-raisin cookies. Trail mix. Do you have a couple ways you like to eat raisins? In a simple breakdown, the majority of both golden raisins and dark raisins start as green or yellow varieties of grapes. Golden raisins stay light in color due to added sulfur dioxide that prevents browning. Dark raisins brown during the de...

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Savory Spice: Ginger

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Ginger ale. Gingerbread. Ginger tea. Have you guessed the topic of this post yet? Knobby and finger-like, fresh ginger, or ginger root, is a flavorful addition to cooking and beverages. It can be used in a variety of different recipes. Ginger in stir-fry is one of my favorite ways to use it.  Such a light, fresh taste. Nutrition A teaspoon of f...

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Little Grains: Brown Rice

While very mild in flavor, rice is one of my favorite grains. It makes a great base for stir-fries, adds bulk to soup, and takes on fun flavors with any seasoning you add. (I sometimes mix peanut butter into cooked rice for a quick side dish.) Nutrition A 1/4 cup of dry brown rice (which cooks up to around 3/4 cup) contains around 170 calories, 35g car...

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Sweet Spice: Cinnamon

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In winter, I notice the smells of cinnamon: hot chocolate, spiced sweet potatoes and winter squash, apple and pumpkin pies, cinnamon rolls, gingerbread, chai tea, and more. As a major staple to an herb and spice collection, let's talk about this sweet spice. Nutrition Spices, including cinnamon, contain insignificant amounts of fat, carbohydrates, or protein for the sma...

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Shopping for a Bagel

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Bagels are one of my favorite bread-style foods. I enjoy their chewiness, which is different from the easy bite of a slice of sandwich bread. With many flavors and just as many topping and filling options, bagels are a versatile food for meals and snacks across the day. All those options also make bagels worth a nutrition discussion. Nutrition An avera...

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Applesauce: Make it, Bake it, Eat it

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I remember applesauce and cinnamon as an end to many childhood meals and in my lunchbox for school. As an adult, I find it a quick-to-eat fruit and tend to cook more with applesauce. (Enjoy the brownie recipe with applesauce at the end of this post.) Nutrition A half cup of unsweetened applesauce contains around 50 calories, 15g carbohydrates, and 1g f...

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