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Healthy Eats and Repeat

Highlighting Food, Recipes, and Ideas for a Healthy Lifestyle
Grapefruit

Grab That Grapefruit

Have you noticed?  Winter tends to bring citrus fruits into season! While oranges are everywhere, don't forget about other citrus, including grapefruit. Nutrition Half a medium fresh grapefruit contains around 50 calories, 13g carbohydrate, 2g fiber, and vitamins and minerals including vitamin C, folate, potassium, and magnesium. Due to the pigment, re...

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Frozen or Canned?: Green Beans

So many blog posts! So many foods highlighted! I was surprised to see I had not talked about green beans, a classic veggie! Nutrition One cup of cooked green beans contains around 45 calories, 10g carbohydrates, 4g fiber, 2g protein, and contains vitamins and minerals including vitamin A, vitamin K, folate, and potassium. Green beans are not a signific...

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Acorn (Squash) Are Not for Squirrels

The main winter squashes I see sold in grocery stores are butternut, spaghetti, and acorn squashes. This summer, our office purchased a CSA (community supported agriculture) share from a local farmer.  Each week, we got a box of fruits, veggies, and herbs. Check out our sister blog " Know How, Know More " for recipes and information about the journey. Winter squash arrived...

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Vegetable Chips: More than Potatoes

Posted by Caitlin Mellendorf - kale

From grapes and cheese cubes to carrot sticks and dip, fruits and vegetables make for great snacks. Vegetable chips - dehydrated, blends, and potato – are popular. Let's look at how their nutrition stacks up. Nutrition There are so many brands of vegetable chips. To see the specifics for the brand you buy, be sure to read the nutrition label....

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Ratatouille

Eggplant: Add it to Your Next Recipe

Our sister blog " Know How, Know More " has been sharing stories of our CSA adventure this summer. CSA stands for "community supported agriculture," and we are having fun making recipes from our weekly box of local foods. We had some unusual foods, as well as found some fun ways to cook wit...

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Honey Sesame Chicken

Blog Special: Honey

Our office has a beehive! With our first harvest, we celebrated with recipes using our local honey! Nutrition A tablespoon of honey has around 65 calories and 17g carbohydrates. Honey is not a significant source of fat, protein, fiber, or sodium, and contains only very small amounts of some vitamins and minerals. Buy: De...

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Mustard Seed to Plate

If you missed the ketchup post , it should pair well with this post on mustard. Mustard is considered an oilseed crop, which the USDA notes as "grains that are also valuable for the oil content they produce." The main seed varieties are yellow (or white), brown (or black), or oriental mustard. Yellow mustard seeds are commonly used in prepared mustar...

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