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Healthy Eats and Repeat

Highlighting Food, Recipes, and Ideas for a Healthy Lifestyle
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Blog Special: Food Science and Avocados

For a refresher about the nutritional value of avocado, ways to store it, and more, check out this past post,  Hidden Inside:  An Avocado . Back in my college classes, we students had opportunities to be food scientists and modify recipes.  Since we were also nutrition and dietetic students, we were told to fo...

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Sausage Barley Gumbo

Shake On the Spice: Red Pepper Flakes

Any fans of spicy foods? January 16 is National Hot and Spicy Food Day. Red pepper flakes – or crushed red pepper – are a great way to add spice and heat to recipes. Red pepper flakes are dried hot peppers that are crushed into small pieces and served along with the seeds. Nutrition Red pepper flakes are very spicy, so the amount typically eaten is small. There...

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