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Healthy Eats and Repeat

Highlighting Food, Recipes, and Ideas for a Healthy Lifestyle
Fiesta Quinoa Salad

Blog Special: Summer Salads - Part 4, Fiesta Quinoa Salad

Posted by Caitlin Huth - onion quinoa

If you have onions or peppers in your garden right now, time to use them with this summer salad. Grain salads are gaining popularity, although tabbouleh, an old standby, has been around for a long time.  (Try this Rice Tabbouleh from UI Extension.) If quinoa ("keen-wah") is not part of your pantry, it is time you...

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Bacon Potato Salad

Blog Special: Summer Salads - Part 3, Bacon Potato Salad

Posted by Caitlin Huth - celery onion

There are a lot of quintessential summer foods. I think potato salad falls into that category. However, they can be very calorie-heavy because of the dressing and other fat-containing ingredients. Mayonnaise, bacon bits, eggs, and cheese. When table salt and relish are ingredients, sodium may be high as well. If you cannot bear to part with your family recipe for potato salad (heavy wit...

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Caprese Salad Jar

Blog Special: Summer Salads - Part 2, Mason Jar Caprese Salad

Posted by Caitlin Huth - tomatoes

Summer celebrations, music that makes you move, warm sunshine… For however you are spending your summer, I encourage you to keep trying new recipes in your kitchen. Anyone try the jicama fruit salad from earlier in July? The featured summer salad this time is inspired by the trending Mason jar salads. The re...

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Blackberry Fiber

Phew, hot summer, yes! Remember to drink water and be hot weather-safe. Berries feel like a light, summery treat, so this month will be about blackberries. Many storage and preparation recommendations are similar to raspberries . Nutritionally, 1 cup of blackberries contains around 60 calories, 14g car...

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Blog Special: Summer Salads - Part 1, Jicama Summer Salad

Are you enjoying the blog specials? The videos have been an exciting addition to the "Healthy Eats and Repeat" blog. I hope it has inspired you to try some new recipes, foods, and ingredients. For the month of July, we are showcasing summer salads. For the 4 th of July weekend, enjoy this fun, colorful Jicama Summer Salad. The recipe is below, and...

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