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Healthy Eats and Repeat

Highlighting Food, Recipes, and Ideas for a Healthy Lifestyle
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Blog Special: Summer Tomato - Tuna-Tomato Melt

How are your gardens doing? This summer, I have heard a mix of folks who have a great crop of tomatoes, while others are struggling. Consider trying these stuffed tomatoes this summer for a quick dinner. Since the tomatoes will soften with cooking, try stuffing these tomatoes in advance and only cooking what you want to eat. With lots of veggies (and a kick of heat), watch how to prepa...

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Cool As...

Is it a zucchini or a cucumber? I get this question almost every time I talk with kids about that long, green vegetable. (They do have some similarities. It would be easy to confuse.) If you garden, cucumbers seem to keep coming and growing and expanding across the soil! So, when you are ready to eat, know you can do a lot with a cucumber. From pickles to salads, from pureed soups to ro...

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Onions

Don't Cry For Onions

Even if onions make you cry, this versatile vegetable is a great addition to many recipes and your diet. Onions are in the family of alliums, including chives, shallots, leeks, and garlic. Today's post will focus on dry onions, those with large bulbs. I will save green onions and scallions for another time. Nutritionally, 1 large onion (about 1 cup chopped) contains around 60 calories,...

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Water

When Water is Not Just Water

Water makes up about 50-70% of our body weight, aids in digestion, is needed to carry nutrients and oxygen around our bodies, helps remove wastes, cushions and protects organs, tissues, and bones, and regulates body temperature. Bonus, water is: calorie free (no sugar, no carbohydrates, no fat, no protein) low in sodium (most water sources have small amounts of...

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