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Healthy Eats and Repeat

Highlighting Food, Recipes, and Ideas for a Healthy Lifestyle
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Pulse on Black Beans

The United Nations declared 2016 the International Year of the Pulse. Now the question is, what is a pulse? These are a variety of different leguminous plants, including dry beans, dry peas, and lentils. Black beans are included. (For information on black eyed peas , see the post from January.) Nutriti...

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Blog Special: Summer Corn - Part 2, Corn Salad

Posted by Caitlin Huth - corn

It has been a couple years since this blog talked about corn . Do you have a favorite way of preparing corn? In summer, with the heat, what comes to mind are cool salads and salsas. Thank goodness for summer and all the fresh fruits and veggies we get, corn included. The salad in this post uses corn, and also...

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Blog Special: Summer Corn - Part 1, Corn-Bean Salsa

Posted by Caitlin Huth - corn

It has been a couple years since this blog talked about corn . Do you have a favorite way of preparing corn? In summer, with the heat, what comes to mind are cool salads and salsas. A big thanks to our classes for the salsa making workshop participants who got to make the recipe in this post, along with a coup...

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Illinois Summer Complete with Corn

Posted by Caitlin Huth - corn

You cannot miss it, the fields upon fields of Illinois corn growing tall (and taller). With those packed acres and so many Illinois towns having corn festivals, it is time to talk corn. Vegetable or Grain? Corn is a grown as a cereal grain, like wheat, rice, or barley. The current food guide – the...

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