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Healthy Eats and Repeat

Highlighting Food, Recipes, and Ideas for a Healthy Lifestyle
Blueberry cheesecake

Blog Special: Summer Recipe Rehab – Part 3, Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake

This recipe is credited to UI Extension nutrition and wellness educator, Jenna Smith.  Read her original post and recipe at Spring for Lemons . And many thanks to our intern, Terri Rupkey, for being the hand-model for the Summer Recipe Rehab recipes. Dessert rarely gets a reputation for being healthier, but there are sm...

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Mocktato salad

Blog Special: Summer Recipe Rehab – Part 2, Mocktato Salad

Many thanks to our intern, Terri Rupkey, for being the hand-model for the Summer Recipe Rehab recipes and for suggesting this recipe. Mayonnaise-based salads popular in summer, like potato or macaroni salad, can be heavy on calories and fat.  Compared to a typical potato salad recipe, this mocktato salad has more high-fiber vegetables with fewer carbohydrates.  The amount of dr...

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Citrus Kebabs

Blog Special: Summer Recipe Rehab – Part 1, Chicken and Shrimp Citrus Kebabs

Many thanks to our intern, Terri Rupkey, for being the hand-model for the Summer Recipe Rehab recipes. From fresh melons to main dish salads, light and healthier foods can appeal to us during the heat of summer. But not all summer recipes are so light. Desserts, mayonnaise-based salads, and grilled brats and burgers can be heavy on fat and calories. So head to the kitc...

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Summer Sauces: BBQ

It's nearly summer! The weather is better for cooking outside. What is your preferred seasoning for the grill: rubs, marinades, or sauces? Today, I want to explore barbecue (BBQ) sauces. Nutrition There are so many variations of BBQ sauce, which means the nutrition information will vary by brand and recipe. For this example, I used the standard referen...

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